MIT linQ Announces 2019 Class of IDEA² Global

14 international teams developing new biomedical technologies Teams win seven-month innovation training and project mentoring from innovators at MIT and other world-class institutions New technologies for a range of unmet medical needs, including a painless microneedle patch for treating pediatric asthma and novel immuno-oncology therapies for gastrointestinal cancers Reach now even more global than past editions, with teams hailing from … Read More

Program Chair of IDEA² Global Dr Mercedes Balcells-Camps Selected for MIT Excellence Award

Dr Mercedes Balcells-Camps, Program Chair of IDEA² Global, was selected for the MIT Excellence Award for Advancing Inclusion and Global Perspectives. She will be recognized at a special ceremony at MIT on Thursday, March 21. IMES Director and longtime collaborator of Dr Balcells-Camps Dr Elazer Edelman made the announcement to the IMES community in a letter highlighting her achievements (see … Read More

MIT linQ names 2018 IDEA² Global Awardees

12 finalist teams developed diverse new healthcare technologies in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology program CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS—MIT linQ, a healthcare innovation initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, recognized the 12 finalist teams of 2018 IDEA2 Global and award four with special citations for achievement. IDEA2 Global is an international mentorship program that helps emerging healthtech innovators to drive their new technology … Read More

MIT linQ announces 2018 class of IDEA² Global

14 international teams developing new biomedical technologies Teams win 7-month innovation training and project mentoring from innovators at MIT and other world-class institutions New technologies for a range of unmet medical needs, including veterans’ hearing loss, cancer screening, and obesity Reach grows to include teams from Ireland and Tunisia CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS, 31 MAY 2018—MIT linQ, an international biomedical technology innovation … Read More

MIT linQ names 2017 IDEA² Global Awardees

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS—MIT linQ, a healthcare innovation program at the technology university, recognized the 2017 IDEA2 Global and named four awardees. IDEA2 Global is an international mentorship program that helps emerging innovators to develop their new technology ideas. 14 teams made their final presentations to a panel of judges. Their pitches included compelling descriptions of unmet medical needs, novel technologies to … Read More

IDEA² Global announces 2017 class of project teams

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS, 17 MAY 2017—MIT linQ, an international biomedical technology innovation consortium based in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Institute for Medical Engineering and Sciences (MIT IMES), announced the 15 teams admitted to IDEA2 Global 2017. The 7-month program provides intensive innovation method training, collaborative project development, and team-specific mentoring and expertise to help teams move novel health technology ideas … Read More

Summer Internship opportunity at GE Ventures in Boston!

The GE Ventures Catalyst program, which seeks to identify early-stage promising technology and facilitate its development towards commercialization, seeks graduate and medical students – in particular ones with an entrepreneurial mindset – as summer interns, with potential to extend the work longer. Interns will assist the GE Ventures Catalyst team in “sensing” future scientific / technological breakthroughs, creating communities, algorithms … Read More

Information Session recording online

The recording of the IDEA² Global information session for the 2017 edition is now available online. In case you missed the live meeting, you can hear the recording here. The session included: Program chair Dr Mercedes Balcells-Camps explaining how IDEA² Global benefits project teams Program manger Sandra Widland describing the program process and tips for a strong application Alumnus Alex Krull’s … Read More