Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E)
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.
Arts at MIT add an artistic boost to the Institute’s entrepreneurial scrum
May 16, 2013New $10,000 Creative Arts Competition to reward best arts-focused business plan
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.
Also labeled: Aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Awards, honors and fellowships, Collaboration, Deshpande Center, Electrical engineering and electronics, Entrepreneurship, Global, Graduate, postdoctoral, Mechanical engineering, Media Lab, Skoltech, Startups, Student life, Students, Undergraduate
Students with toys: Not just playing around
May 15, 2013In mechanical engineering department’s toy-design class, teams design creative board games, plush toys and puzzles.
First ‘SuperUROPs’ cap off inaugural year
May 13, 2013EECS program immerses undergraduates in advanced research projects.
Also labeled: Advanced Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (SuperUROP), Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs), Students, Undergraduate, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), Alumni/ae, Education, teaching, academics, Faculty, Research
One order of steel; hold the greenhouse gases
May 8, 2013Steelmaking, a major emitter of climate-altering gases, could be transformed by a new process developed at MIT.
Funding clean-energy solutions
May 7, 2013MIT’s Clean Energy Prize awards more than $300,000 to support green startups and technologies.
MIT signs Compact for Sustainable Future with City of Cambridge and Harvard
May 6, 2013Akamai to join universities and city in new agreement; others encouraged to follow suit.