Catalyst for business
November 21, 2013Startup Rive Technology is commercializing an MIT-developed invention that improves catalysts used in oil refining, leading to greater yields.
Powering better online document viewing
October 29, 2013Fast-growing startup Crocodoc is developing technology that converts documents into HTML for easy viewing and embedding.
Giving students ‘a six-month runway’ to launch startups
October 23, 2013An independent investment fund gives MIT Media Lab alumni startup support — and a way to put money back into the Institute.
Keeping ‘digital storefronts’ fresh
October 1, 2013Fast-growing startup Locu helps businesses synch their online information, across the Web, instantaneously.
Accelerating startups, the MIT way
September 17, 2013MIT’s Global Founders Skills Accelerator — which focuses on ‘disciplined entrepreneurship’ — helps student teams build innovation-based startups.
Startup cofounder discusses entrepreneurship with high schoolers
August 29, 2013Rising high-school seniors participate in interactive webinar with MIT Sloan alum
Teaching entrepreneurship with discipline
August 25, 2013New book by MIT lecturer Bill Aulet focuses on bringing innovations to market through disciplined planning and experimentation.
Dental scanner allows researcher to sink his teeth into entrepreneurship
August 20, 2013Novel 3-D oral scanner, developed by MIT professor Douglas Hart and then sold to 3M, is helping dentists go digital.
Professor emeritus Rodney Brooks refines the sequel to iRobot
August 8, 2013Rodney Brooks’ startup, Rethink Robotics, is producing robots that can adapt to manufacturing tasks and the factory environment.
Helping the world accelerate support for entrepreneurship
May 29, 2013Two-year MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program now accepting new applicants
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.
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Funding clean-energy solutions
May 7, 2013MIT’s Clean Energy Prize awards more than $300,000 to support green startups and technologies.
MSMS student taps MIT Sloan to power energy research
May 7, 2013As a student in the Master of Science in Management Studies program, Vikalp Sabhlok examines ways to improve energy distribution systems in developing countries.
High probability of success
April 30, 2013MIT alumnus and entrepreneur Ben Vigoda took his probability-processing technology to market with help from the Institute.
Power to the people
April 17, 2013From afar, MIT grad student Chidube Ezeozue devotes energy to his fellow Nigerians.
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.
MicroRNA detection on the cheap
March 28, 2013MIT alumni’s startup provides rapid, cost-effective microRNA profiling, which is beneficial for diagnosing diseases.
From biotech to high-tech
March 19, 2013Newer Kendall Square firms attribute their success to innovative ideas — and to location, location, location.