MIT Innovation Fundamentals Module

A week of curated activities designed to virtually bring you onto campus and introduce you to MIT’s unique innovation perspectives.

CORE SESSIONS

Welcome to MIT Innovation

Oct 5, 2020

WELCOME
CORPORATE PRESENTATIONS
INNOVATION INTERVIEW RESULTS
CORPORATE - UNIVERSITY COLLABORATIONS
BREAKTHROUGH INNOVATION

Organizational Leadership

Oct 6, 2020

BREAKING THROUGH BARRIERS TO INNOVATION
INNOVATION HORIZONS
DELIVERING STRATEGIC CHANGE

Current Topics in Innovation

Oct 7, 2020

INNOVATION & INCLUSION
TEAMWORK FOR COMPLEX PROBLEM SOLVING
WORK OF THE FUTURE

Technology
Leadership

Oct 8, 2020

PROTO VENTURES
RADICAL INNOVATION

Innovation
in Practice

Oct 9, 2020

INVENTIONS & INVENTORS
INNOVATION INFRASTRUCTURE
NEXT STEPS IN CIP

ELECTIVE SESSIONS

RAPID INNOVATION

Lessons in leading, following & problem solving

Gene Keselman
Executive Director, MIT Innovation Initiative
Bio

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FLEXOELECTRIC PHOTO-DETECTORS

Energy generation in semiconductor thin films

Svetlana Boriskina
Research Scientist & MechE Communication Lab Manager, MIT
Professional Site

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HOSTA LABS START-UP

A.I. for built environment assessment

Henriette Fleischmann
Co-founder and COO, Hosta Labs
LinkedIn

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SUPPLY CHAIN MODELS IN ACTION

3:30 PM

CTSL & Intel

MANUFACTURING EMERGENCY RESPONSE

Ben Linville-Engler

Industry and Certificate Director, System Design & Management; MIT
Bio

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SMART MANUFACTURING

Jonathan Miller

Co-founder of Dimples, PopArchitexture, Instructor at MIT, Penn State University & Saint Francis University
Professional Site

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EARNED CREDIT PROJECT START-UP

Jeremy Ney

MBA/MPA Candidate at MIT Sloan and Harvard Kennedy School; Founder of Earned Credit Project
LinkedIn

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APOLLO 50+50: HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT FOR THE MARS GENERATION

MIT AeroAstro
Former astronaut and NASA administrator General Charles Bolden delivers “Human Spaceflight for the Mars Generation,” a keynote address at “Apollo 50+50” – MIT AeroAstro’s March 13, 2019 symposium celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

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PASSIVELY-COOLING FABRICS

Svetlana Boriskina

Research Scientist & MechE Communication Lab Manager, MIT
Professional Site 

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LIQUID BIOPSIES OF THE BRAIN

Ritu Raman

Biohybrid Engineer | Postdoctoral Fellow in the Langer Lab at MIT
Professional Site

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FINDOURVIEW START-UP

George Whitfield

Co-Founder & CEO, FindOurView
LinkedIn

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TECHNOLOGY & EMPATHY

Sherry Turkle
Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science & Technology; Founding Director, MIT Initiative on Technology & Self; Program in Science, Technology, & Society, MIT
Professional Site 

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MASK RECOGNITION - A.I. CONTACT TRACING

Luis Soenksen

Serial Entrepreneur & Medical Device Expert, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University; Researcher Ph.D, MIT
LinkedIn

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ART & SCIENCE OF BIOHYBRID MATERIALS

Rachel Soo Hoo Smith

Biomedical Engineer, Synthetic Biologist
Professional Site

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STRATEGEN BIO START-UP

Greg Eckchian
Blavatnik Fellow in Life Science Entrepreneurship at HBS | Co-Founder and CEO at Stratagen Bio | MIT Technology Review Innovator Under 35
LinkedIn

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PRACTICAL QUANTUM COMPUTING

Vern Brownell
Deep Technology Consultant & Board Advisor; former CEO D-Wave
LinkedIn

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THE PROSPERITY PARADOX

2:00 PM

MIT Sloan

 

BUILDING A BETTER WORLD WITH BIOLOGY

 Ritu Raman

Biohybrid Engineer | Postdoctoral Fellow in the Langer Lab at MIT
Professional Site

 

VOICES OF INNOVATION

Susan Hockfield

16th President of MIT (2004–2012)
Site

 

LIBRA CRYPTOCURRENCY

 

Christian Catalini
Co-Creator of Libra and Head Economist at Calibra
Professional Site

 

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All sessions will be recorded for record-keeping, quality & training purposes.

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