post topics: Innovation

Robots are moving in to our homes, but there’s no killer app

December 5, 2016

by Elaine Chen, Entrepreneur in Residence, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship (this piece originally appeared on The Conversation) Not too long ago, robots were giant, caged things, mainly found in automotive manufacturing lines. Social rob...

Read More

An Exciting Step Forward for MIT’s Innovation Ecosystem

October 27, 2016

This evening, a few blocks from our campus, MIT will launch something new: an accelerator specially geared to serve new ventures based on cutting-edge science and technology. It will supply the particular combination of resources they need to develop...

Read More

Innovation in a World of Patent Lawsuits

August 29, 2016

Are patents good at preventing competitors from entering your space? Not at all. Patents are better for playing defense than offense.

Read More