Startup developing new battery technology wins $12,000 in first MIT ACCELERATE contest
March 6, 2012
New initiatives in graduate education at MIT
March 5, 2012Three new committees will advance important topics.
IDEAS Global Challenge team profile: Recovers.org
February 24, 2012Out of a crisis that struck close to home, sisters develop innovative disaster relief solution.
Rajesh Nair, SDM ’12: systems thinking for looking ahead and paying forward
February 17, 2012
MIT IDEAS Global Challenge teams innovate around the world during IAP
February 8, 2012Students develop quality-of-life solutions for underserved communities.
In the World: Fostering entrepreneurship in developing nations
December 12, 2011In 11 years, MIT’s Accelerating Information Technology Innovation (AITI) program has trained more than 1,500 budding entrepreneurs in seven countries.
Martin (1958) Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship dedicated
November 22, 2011Newly named and redesigned center to foster entrepreneurship at the school and around the world
MIT Deshpande Center announces fall 2011 research grants
October 12, 2011Eight research teams receive $668,000 to develop new technological innovations
Classes and academic research help launch companies
October 3, 2011A variety of course offerings are devoted to spurring new ventures.
Outside the classroom, students create future businesses
September 28, 2011Members of MIT’s ‘entrepreneurial ecosystem’ say it abounds in resources to help the would-be business founder.
Moving inventions to the marketplace
June 16, 2011MIT/Harvard symposium seeks commercial opportunities for emerging technologies.
From Globe and Gates to Google and Guardian: Nods to MIT's 150th
May 13, 2011Special Boston Globe magazine on MIT at 150 published Sunday; search-engine giant and U.K. newspaper post pieces about the Institute's impact
Waste-conversion startup Sanergy bowls over competition
May 12, 2011Wild-card entry takes top prize in $100K Business Plan Competition
MIT team wins Berkeley-Stanford Green Entrepreneurship Competition
May 3, 2011Two MIT Leaders for Global Operations students and their MIT colleagues take home prize after pitching U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu.
Technology Review to manage MIT's Enterprise Forum
April 11, 2011A letter to the community regarding the transition, effective July 1.
Department of Energy launches startup-friendly program
March 30, 2011At MIT, Energy Secretary Chu announces ‘Next Top Energy Innovator’ program, and White House officials tout commitment to helping startups.
Chinese property tycoon encourages entrepreneurship
March 14, 2011During talk at MIT Sloan, Zhang Xin details how she helped bring 'color to Beijing'
James Simons on mathematics, common sense and good luck: my life and careers
February 23, 2011Presented by School of Science Dean's Colloquium.
Coming soon: The MIT Global Challenge
January 5, 2011For 10 years, student innovators have helped underserved communities through the IDEAS Competition. Soon, the global MIT community can join the effort.
Shopper positioning system wins MIT Portugal Venture Competition
December 16, 2010
In the World: Turning waste into profit
November 19, 2010Students aim to improve Kenyan slum-dwellers’ access to basic sanitation — and generate renewable energy and jobs along the way.
Bringing innovation to the world
October 18, 2010MIT’s Deshpande Center helps technologies bridge the gap between the lab and the marketplace. The Obama administration likes what it sees.