Winter 2016 Newsletter

Deshpande Center announces fall 2015 research grants

This fall, the MIT Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation announced it is awarding $1,151,000 in grants to fifteen MIT research teams currently working on early-stage technologies. These projects have the potential to make a significant impact on our quality of life in a number of areas including disease monitoring, cancer treatment, imaging, actuators, displays, carbon capture, electrode performance, positioning, anti-counterfeiting, and data communications. Read more.

1366 Technologies plans to Build 250MW 'Direct' Silicon Wafer Factory in Upstate NY

Deshpande spinout, 1366 Technologies, plans to build a 250-megawatt commercial solar wafer manufacturing facility. This facility will make 1366 the "anchor tenant" at the Science and Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park in New York's Finger Lakes region. Read more.

MIT-spawned Lantos creates custom-fit earbuds

Lantos Technologies, Inc., a Deshpande Center spinout company, has begun producing Uvero custom-fit earbuds available to consumers and will possibly be used by the US military in the future. Read more.

Smarter lenses: Newly launched mobile eye-test device could lead to prescription virtual-reality screens

Deshpande spinout, EyeNetra, self-diagnosing eye test technology could be developed into virtual reality displays. Read more.

Julia Computing gets $600,000 grant from US-based Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Deshpande funded project, Julia, has received a grant to move forward with the development of a production version of the language. Read more.  
IdeaStream 2016: Friday, April 15

We are looking forward to our annual IdeaStream conference to be held on April 15th at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge. Details.