Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E)
‘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.
Achieving an innovation nation
September 24, 2013MIT report emphasizes need to turn U.S. innovation strengths into growth.
MIT student-innovator prize goes national
September 18, 2013The Lemelson-MIT Program has opened its Collegiate Student Prize competition to student innovators nationwide.
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.
Teaching entrepreneurship with discipline
August 25, 2013New book by MIT lecturer Bill Aulet focuses on bringing innovations to market through disciplined planning and experimentation.
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.
Fourth Edition of Building Global Innovators announces the 20 semi-finalists
July 22, 2013Technology-based innovation and entrepreneurship initiative of the MIT Portugal Program produces tangible results
MIT Portugal program renewed for another five years
July 5, 2013
Study details the quirky geography of knowledge-sharing
July 4, 2013Research indicates how man-made boundaries limit patent citations.
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.