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Participate in the ISN
The Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies (ISN) at MIT is seeking industrial partners to join its mission to provide unprecedented protection and survivability to the individual Soldier through nanotechnology. Industry partners will collaborate with the ISN to:
  • Perform cutting edge research to discover and enable producibility of nanotechnologies that impart revolutionary protection and survivability in a dramatically lighter weight uniform.
  • Accelerate transitioning of ISN inventions to enable large quantity, affordable production of new technologies for the soldier.

Industry partners can participate in the ISN Consortium at three different levels, based on the size of the company and the degree of collaboration desired: Major Industrial Members, Small Business Industrial Members, and Interested Industrial Participants. Each member will bring enthusiasm for the ISN vision, one or more needed competencies in research or commercialization, and financial co-investment. Benefits to companies who participate in the ISN include access to new technologies, collaboration with MIT researchers, and opportunities to compete for substantial Army funding for transitions (6.2 funds).

Companies wishing to collaborate with the ISN should send an email to Outreach Director Franklin Hadley at

MIT Building NE47, 4th Floor, 77 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139 (617) 324-4700