Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E)
Angela Belcher wins $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize
June 4, 2013MIT professor honored for her innovations that take cues, and materials, from nature to tackle key societal issues.
Arts at MIT add an artistic boost to the Institute’s entrepreneurial scrum
May 16, 2013New $10,000 Creative Arts Competition to reward best arts-focused business plan
MIT Global Founders’ Skills Accelerator announces 2013 student teams
May 16, 2013Startup accelerator includes eight MIT student teams as well as teams from six international universities.
Also labeled: Aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Awards, honors and fellowships, Collaboration, Deshpande Center, Electrical engineering and electronics, Entrepreneurship, Global, Graduate, postdoctoral, Mechanical engineering, Media Lab, Skoltech, Startups, Student life, Students, Undergraduate
Students with toys: Not just playing around
May 15, 2013In mechanical engineering department’s toy-design class, teams design creative board games, plush toys and puzzles.
First ‘SuperUROPs’ cap off inaugural year
May 13, 2013EECS program immerses undergraduates in advanced research projects.
Also labeled: Advanced Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (SuperUROP), Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs), Students, Undergraduate, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), Alumni/ae, Education, teaching, academics, Faculty, Research
One order of steel; hold the greenhouse gases
May 8, 2013Steelmaking, a major emitter of climate-altering gases, could be transformed by a new process developed at MIT.
Funding clean-energy solutions
May 7, 2013MIT’s Clean Energy Prize awards more than $300,000 to support green startups and technologies.
MIT signs Compact for Sustainable Future with City of Cambridge and Harvard
May 6, 2013Akamai to join universities and city in new agreement; others encouraged to follow suit.
IDEAS awards offer a ‘launching point’ for ventures
May 3, 2013Social entrepreneurs take home thousands of dollars from the IDEAS Global Challenge to help launch startups, develop inventions.
Inventors honored for bringing life-saving health solutions to the developing world
May 1, 2013Rebecca Richards-Kortum and Maria Oden win $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation.
High probability of success
April 30, 2013MIT alumnus and entrepreneur Ben Vigoda took his probability-processing technology to market with help from the Institute.
NSE-led teams sweep energy innovation contest
April 30, 2013Future Energy @ MIT pitch competition focuses on finding solutions to the world’s energy challenges
Wind power — even without the wind
April 25, 2013Innovative storage system could enable offshore wind farms to deliver power whenever it’s needed.
IDEAS Global Challenge team profile: Bounce Imaging
April 17, 2013The venture has developed a low-cost, throwable device for first responders to assess dangerous situations.
The half-billion-dollar idea
April 7, 2013While at MIT, alumnus Todd Zion developed an insulin product that ultimately drew the attention of a pharmaceutical giant.
Students have engineering on the brain
April 1, 2013MIT class offers student teams a chance to create business ventures based on neurotechnology research.