MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYCorporate Innovation Program
Industry innovation strategies from the
world’s top-ranked university
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.
Experiencing vs. Training
This isn’t a corporate training or even an executive education course. CIP brings your company inside MIT’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship community—providing invaluable access to programs, faculty, and students.
Learn to think like an MIT-er
Through a customized series of engagements, case studies, workshops, and interactive discussions, you gain a unique MIT-insider perspective into the process of innovation and learn how to leverage corporate innovation methodologies to address your specific business challenges.
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.
Fill out the CIP Application Initiation form to start the application process. You’re not making any commitment at this time, just submitting an initial review.
Corporate innovation news
Simply mimicking the mechanics of a venture-based accelerator is to emulate the cargo cultists. To succeed, companies need to focus on defining their goals & effectively partnering to bring innovations into their business.
Established firms build a separate venture from scratch—a new brand, team, revenue stream—to target untapped opportunity spaces outside of the existing business.
Our evolving “digital-first” society has impacted how we interact with our physical environment—prompting companies to develop a deeper understanding of how the customer’s journey with their offerings has changed
This creative agency CFO says money doesn’t have to be the driving force behind innovation; rather, it’s often more about fostering the right workplace culture.
The MIT Innovation Initiative
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.