Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E)
Gala dinner celebrates 'innovation diplomacy' at MIT
March 10, 2014MIT hosts Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program (REAP) participants and marks MIT’s global role in innovation.
GlucoWise is the winner of major Portuguese venture competition
March 3, 2014Building Global Innovators 4th Edition promoted by ISCTE-IUL, MIT Portugal and Deshpande Center for Technical Innovation and the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship.
Rise of the compliant machines
February 20, 2014MIT spinout Meka Robotics, recently acquired by Google, creates ‘sociable’ humanoids that could help advance human-robot interaction.
The surprising value of waste
February 14, 2014MIT spinout Sanergy is impacting the entire ‘sanitation value chain’ — from franchised toilets to waste collection and conversion — in Nairobi’s Mukuru slum.
Drew Houston and Bob Langer encourage Start6 students at completion of IAP workshop
February 12, 2014
3-D scanning, with your smartphone
January 31, 2014Startup Viztu Technologies developed commercial software that generated 3-D models from 2-D photos, before selling to a tech giant.
Robert Langer wins 2014 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences
January 15, 2014Langer honored for his discoveries in controlled drug-release systems and new biomaterials; awards ceremony hosted by Kevin Spacey to be broadcast Jan. 27
App Inventor launches second iteration
December 30, 2013Since its 2009 creation, more than a million people have registered to use App Inventor, which is now based out of the MIT Media Lab.
Engineering students demonstrate product prototypes
December 10, 2013Final 2.009 presentations provide new ideas for athletes, patients, hobbyists, and even horses.
MIT Media Lab auditorium named to honor Alexander W. Dreyfoos '54
December 6, 2013
DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman will be MIT’s 2014 Commencement speaker
November 12, 2013A champion of market-driven science, trained as an engineer, will address the Class of 2014 on June 6.
Students prepare for real-world product development through hands-on collaboration
October 22, 2013
High school students receive Lemelson-MIT Program invention grants
October 18, 2013InvenTeam grants awarded to students at 15 high schools nationwide to help bring their innovative ideas to life.
Reif announces plans to launch an MIT Innovation Initiative
October 17, 2013President asks 19-member panel, led by professors Fiona Murray and Vladimir Bulović, to deliver recommendations on next steps by Jan. 31.
‘Cool’ invention wins first place at MADMEC
October 16, 2013Thermoelectric bracelet that helps people maintain a comfortable body temperature takes home $10,000 from MIT’s annual materials-science design competition.