MIT linQ announces 2022 class of IDEA²

8 international teams developing new biomedical technologies for range of medical challenges Teams win 7-month innovation training and project mentoring from innovators at MIT and other leading institutions New technologies for a range of urgent medical needs, including Veterans’ health, vaccine and drug production, patient safety, and neurological disorder diagnosis, among others CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS, 6 JUNE 2022—MIT linQ, an international biomedical … Read More

MIT linQ concludes IDEA² 2021 edition

10 international teams developed technology innovations for women’s health, major surgery, pandemic response, and more CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS, 15 December 2021—MIT linQ, a health technology innovation initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, graduated the 10 teams of IDEA2 2021. IDEA2 is an international mentorship program that helps emerging healthtech innovators to drive their new technology ideas toward healthcare impact.  The teams, which … Read More

MIT linQ announces 2021 class of IDEA²

11 international teams developing new biomedical technologies Teams win 7-month innovation training and project mentoring from innovators at MIT and other leading institutions New technologies for a range of unmet medical needs, including maternal and neonatal health, early detection of breast cancer, and kidney transplantation  This year’s projects focus on women’s health and reaching historically underserved communities CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS, 14 JUNE … Read More

MIT linQ concludes IDEA² Global 2019 edition

12 teams developed diverse new healthcare technologies for depression, colon cancer, asthma, and other diseases and health risks CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS—MIT linQ, a health technology innovation initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, recognized the 12 teams of 2019 IDEA2 Global, a six-month program to help biomedical innovators develop their ideas and identify strategies to realize them. IDEA2 Global is an international mentorship … Read More

MIT linQ Announces 2019 Class of IDEA² Global

14 international teams developing new biomedical technologies Teams win seven-month innovation training and project mentoring from innovators at MIT and other world-class institutions New technologies for a range of unmet medical needs, including a painless microneedle patch for treating pediatric asthma and novel immuno-oncology therapies for gastrointestinal cancers Reach now even more global than past editions, with teams hailing from … Read More

Program Chair of IDEA² Global Dr Mercedes Balcells-Camps Selected for MIT Excellence Award

Dr Mercedes Balcells-Camps, Program Chair of IDEA² Global, was selected for the MIT Excellence Award for Advancing Inclusion and Global Perspectives. She will be recognized at a special ceremony at MIT on Thursday, March 21. IMES Director and longtime collaborator of Dr Balcells-Camps Dr Elazer Edelman made the announcement to the IMES community in a letter highlighting her achievements (see … Read More

MIT linQ names 2018 IDEA² Global Awardees

12 finalist teams developed diverse new healthcare technologies in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology program CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS—MIT linQ, a healthcare innovation initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, recognized the 12 finalist teams of 2018 IDEA2 Global and award four with special citations for achievement. IDEA2 Global is an international mentorship program that helps emerging healthtech innovators to drive their new technology … Read More

MIT linQ announces 2018 class of IDEA² Global

14 international teams developing new biomedical technologies Teams win 7-month innovation training and project mentoring from innovators at MIT and other world-class institutions New technologies for a range of unmet medical needs, including veterans’ hearing loss, cancer screening, and obesity Reach grows to include teams from Ireland and Tunisia CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS, 31 MAY 2018—MIT linQ, an international biomedical technology innovation … Read More