What We Do
Cobalt seeks to engage with companies in public and private sectors ranging from start ups to multinational corporations across a wide range of industries, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, therapeutics, diagnostics, and healthcare services. Clients can expect projects to consist of 8-10 weeks of work including weekly check-ins with the Cobalt team.
Our team consists of undergraduate Johns Hopkins students with proven work experience in biotechnology design teams, business ventures and startups majoring in fields such biomedical engineering, chemical and biomolecular engineering, economics, and computer science.
Conducting in-depth and pivotal research to identify trends and initiatives within academia and industry that impact emerging life sciences and healthcare markets
A dedicated data analytics team focused on utilizing business intelligence tools for data visualization
Developing proprietary qualitative and quantitative research on new market segments to maximize potential revenues and profits
Implementing optimal project research with client synergies to recommend an effective and efficient expansion outline
Our work here includes organizational structure, change management, and restructuring and re-engineering analysis
Identifying new product opportunities and a value-based pricing strategy for client datasets & newly-developed technology
Directed Research & Synthesis
Inquiring about a particular market segment or niche research area using our wide array of knowledge and skill sets, our unique perspective as JHU students, and unmatched access to professors and alumni
Sample Timeline of a Client Engagement
The first meeting is an introduction of the team to the client. During this meeting, the team and client will discuss the engagement timeline, deliverables, communication frequency, and structure. During the first and second meetings, the team will ask questions about the deliverable and develop a research plan
Over the next few meetings, the team will iterate upon research and make progress on deliverables. At each meeting, the engagement leader on Cobalt's side will lead a progress update. Each team member will present their research, ask questions, and continue work.
During the last couple weeks of the project, the team will put together the written final deliverable and present if to the client. Meetings will be focused on putting the finishing touches to the deliverable and presentation.
The team will present their findings to the client and answer any questions the client may have. To conclude the project, the team will send the deliverables and all other materials to the client for future use and reference.