What is the MIT Corporate Innovation Program?
The Corporate Innovation Program (CIP) provides a unique opportunity for global corporations to engage with MIT through an immersive year-long cohort-based program.
This customized program brings your company inside MIT’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship community, which provides invaluable access to programs, faculty, and students while inspiring new levels of innovation in your employees. Leveraging the Innovation Stakeholder Model, the program enables corporations to enhance their own innovation potential.
Start your innovation journey.
The Corporate Innovation Program is optimal for organizations that strive to strengthen their innovation mindset and seek to address innovation challenges based on MIT insights.
As a member, your team will:
Learn MIT Innovation
Explore the fundamentals, best practices, and the value of innovation ecosystems.
Practice Innovation Skills
Build teams, define challenges, explore new approaches, and flex your creative problem-solving skills.
Engage with MIT's I&E Ecosystem
Explore connections with MIT experts around specific topics that you help select.
Sustain Innovation Practices
Stay agile, connected, and innovative even after you complete your twelve month program.
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The MIT Innovation Initiative
The MIT Innovation Initiative is a small team of unceasingly inquisitive, data-obsessed MIT-ers tasked by The Office of the Provost to develop and strengthen the innovation & entrepreneurial community at MIT…and beyond. We’ve built an innovation infrastructure at MIT to inspire, support, and connect the most innovative people, programs, places, and partnerships at MIT—stewarding the innovation process from idea to impact.