A business edge that comes with age

Economist Pierre Azoulay answers three questions about his finding that middle-aged entrepreneurs fare better than twentysomethings.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office
March 19, 2020 | mit

~4 mins

Tags: sloan-school-of-management business-and-management entrepreneurship economics research faculty 3-questions

New approach to sustainable building takes shape in Boston

A five-story mixed-use structure in Roxbury represents a new kind of net-zero-energy building, made from wood.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office
March 4, 2020 | mit

~9 mins

Tags: research architecture building sustainability emissions cities energy greenhouse-gases carbon startups innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie school-of-architecture-and-planning


A tech intervention to tame tuberculosis

An interactive program using mobile phones helps more patients conclude treatment successfully.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office
Sept. 4, 2019 | mit

~7 mins

Tags: sloan-school-of-management health africa innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie medicine health-sciences-and-technology disease research

Fabrics poised to become the new software

Basic research advance leads to production of more than 250,000 chips embedded within fibers in less than a year.

Zach Winn | MIT News Office
May 21, 2019 | mit

~7 mins

Tags: cambridge boston-and-region industry technology-and-society innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie materials-science-and-engineering dmse school-of-engineering electronics research manufacturing collaboration government



MIT spinout seeks to transform food safety testing

An affordable, easy-to-use handheld sensor, soon to enter the market, can indicate the presence of bacterial contaminants in food in seconds.

Andi Sutton | Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab
April 9, 2019 | mit

~8 mins

Tags: agriculture food mechanical-engineering supply-chains technology-and-society sustainability research invention startups chemistry biological-engineering collaboration j-wafs innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie school-of-science school-of-engineering bacteria


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