Spring 2014 Newsletter

A paper diagnostic for cancer

Deshpande grantee, Sangeeta Bhatia, can detect cancer with a new paper diagnostic that identifies biomarkers in the patient's urine. Read more.

Hepregen Launches First Human HepatoPac(TM) Assay Kit to Evaluate Metabolic Stability

In early March, Hepregen, a Deshpande spinout, announced the commercial launch of its first HepatoPac(TM) kid which can be used to evaluate metabolic turnover of chemicals in the human liver. Read more.

Interview: QD Vision's Carlson and Coe-Sullivan Discuss Why Color Matters

Electronic Design interviews QD Vision founders about Color IQOptics, their brand of optical components, and how they are influencing LCD displays and extend their lifetime on the market. Read more.

Executive Director, Leon Sandler, discusses starting companies based on technological innovation

In this interview, Leon Sandler discusses the first steps that a scientist or technologist needs to take in order to succeed in an entrepreneurial project. Watch here.

Deshpande Center Puts out Call for Proposals for 2014 Grant Cycle

The Deshpande Center is looking to fund earlier-stage proof-of-concept research project ideas with broad potential impact, and later-stage innovations, with commercialization potential from the laboratories of MIT. The grant program is open to all MIT faculty with PI status and provides significant benefits, beyond just funding, to its recipients. Learn more.

IdeaStrea 2014 - Friday, April 11

We are looking forward to our annual IdeaStream conference which will be held on April 11th at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge. For more information, please visit the IdeaStream website.