Summer Internship opportunity at GE Ventures in Boston!

The GE Ventures Catalyst program, which seeks to identify early-stage promising technology and facilitate its development towards commercialization, seeks graduate and medical students – in particular ones with an entrepreneurial mindset – as summer interns, with potential to extend the work longer. Interns will assist the GE Ventures Catalyst team in “sensing” future scientific / technological breakthroughs, creating communities, algorithms … Read More

Information Session recording online

The recording of the IDEA² Global information session for the 2017 edition is now available online. In case you missed the live meeting, you can hear the recording here. The session included: Program chair Dr Mercedes Balcells-Camps explaining how IDEA² Global benefits project teams Program manger Sandra Widland describing the program process and tips for a strong application Alumnus Alex Krull’s … Read More

MIT linQ names first IDEA² Global Awardees

12 finalist teams pitched diverse new healthcare technologies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology CAMBRIDGE, MASS—MIT linQ, a healthcare innovation program at the technology university, recognized the first class of 2016 IDEA² Global and named four awardees. IDEA² Global is an international mentorship program that helps emerging innovators to develop their new technology ideas. 12 teams made their final presentations to a … Read More

Edelman, Castro, Fernández Suárez, Malpica to speak at IDEA² Global

We’re delighted to announce four internationally recognized innovators will address the teams and guests gathered at the awards ceremony this month, Dr Elazer Edelman, Isaac Castro, and Dr Marta Fernández Suárez. They will speak on a panel to be moderated by MIT linQ faculty member Dr Norberto Malpica. Elazer Edelman, MD, PhD Dr. Elazer Edelman, is the Thomas D. and Virginia W. Cabot Professor of Health Sciences … Read More

IDEA² Global Final Pitches, Awards, and Reception agenda

Please join us Tuesday, January 31 at MIT for the awards ceremony and reception for the first edition of IDEA² Global. The day will cap seven months of hard work and exciting project evolution for these teams of biomedical technology innovators. You can read about the teams and their new technology ideas here. Since they were selected in July 2016, 14 … Read More

Save the Date: IDEA² Global Awards and Reception

31 January 2017 1pm–5:30pm Project Team Pitches 5:30pm–9pm Keynote Speaker, Awards, and Reception Massachusetts Institute of Technology This month MIT linQ will hold a special event featuring the final pitches, selection of winners, and reception party for the inaugural edition of IDEA² Global. We hope you will join us to learn more about these remarkable people and projects. Please save the … Read More

MIT linQ announces first class of IDEA² Global teams

INNOVATION MENTORSHIP PROGRAM INCLUDES 15 INTERNATIONAL TEAMS DEVELOPING NEW BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES Teams win 6-month innovation training and project mentoring from innovators at MIT and other world-class institutions New technologies range from biomimetic materials for cardiac care to smart toilets for chronic disease management BOSTON, 21 July 2016—MIT linQ, an international biomedical technology innovation consortium based in the Massachusetts Institute of … Read More