A Liquid Metal Battery for Grid Storage Nears Production
With the opening of a production facility in Marlboro, Deshpande spinout, Ambri, gets a step closer to bringing their liquid metal battery to the electricity grid. Manufacturing is slated for 2015. Read more.
1366 Technologies secures $15M to build a full-scale silicon wafer factory
The $15M of Series C funding secured by Deshpande spinout, 1366 Technologies, brings its total among raised to $62M. Japan's largest producer of ultra-pure silicon, Tokuyama Corp., is the lead investor. Read more.
Eta Devices' GaN power amplifier doubles efficiency
Leon Sandler on why innovation takes more than just an idea
For our Spanish readers, an interview with Leon Sandler, Center Executive Director, in EL PAIS, Spain's leading newspaper. Read more.
Record Turnout at Deshpande Center Annual Open House
Close to 200 people attended our annual Open House event on December 5. Held in the Lower Atrium of the MIT Media Lab, guests enjoyed festive hors d'oeuvres and decor while interacting with grantees at this first opportunity to learn more about their Deshpande funded research. A total of 12 grantees presenter posters.
IdeaStream 2014 date is set for Friday, April 11
We are looking forward to our annual IdeaStream conference which will be held on April 11th at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge. Fore more information, please visit the IdeaStream website.