Contests and academic competitions
Essmart Global awarded grand prize in Dell Social Innovation Competition
June 15, 2012MIT IDEAS Global Challenge team wins $50,000 in international competition.
CourseRoad, Dormbase win 2012 iCampus Student Prizes
May 23, 2012CourseRoad named grand prize winner; Dormbase named runner-up
CloudTop takes top $100K competition prize
May 17, 2012A record 215 teams competed in this year’s business plan competition.
IDEAS Global Challenge coordinator discusses intersection of innovation and public service
April 20, 2012Facilitated by Kate Mytty, competition will award up to $10,000 per team next month.
IDEAS Global Challenge team profile: True Africa
April 9, 2012Improving access to local businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa
IDEAS Global Challenge team profile: wecyclers
March 27, 2012Incentivizing recycling in the slums of Nigeria
Three MIT teams mess with Texas, take SXSW Accelerator by storm
March 19, 2012
Startup developing new battery technology wins $12,000 in first MIT ACCELERATE contest
March 6, 2012
IDEAS Global Challenge team profile: Recovers.org
February 24, 2012Out of a crisis that struck close to home, sisters develop innovative disaster relief solution.
MIT team promotes prostate cancer prognosis tool
February 14, 2012Group is a semifinalist in MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition
Experimental World War I video game combats 'over-engineered' storytelling
February 1, 2012MIT lab proves games don't need supercharged technology to create dramatic narratives.
Robots go head to head, 250 miles above Earth
January 25, 2012Third annual Zero Robotics competition pits robots against each other on the International Space Station.
A test of teamwork, engineering skill and endurance across the Australian Outback
November 29, 2011After placing 15th in the 2011 Veolia World Solar Challenge, MIT’s Solar Electric Vehicle Team reflects on their experience and looks ahead to the future.
MIT team wins iGEM competition track
November 15, 2011Group earns top spot in health and medicine; advances to grand finals for first time.
MIT and Cornell face off in real battle over fake alumni
October 13, 2011MIT and Cornell alumni are battling over which TV, movie, or game characters with fictional degrees from their institutions have the 'potential to offer the greatest contributions to society.'
Everybody’s a winner
October 7, 2011Automatic window-shading invention tops a strong field of entries in materials competition.
MIT Steel Bridge team places 5th in national competition
May 31, 2011Young CEE team continues its climb in the national rankings
Waste-conversion startup Sanergy bowls over competition
May 12, 2011Wild-card entry takes top prize in $100K Business Plan Competition