In The News

April 30, 2015

Deshpande Center announces new grant program collaboration with J-WAFS

The Deshpande Center and the Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab (J-WAFS) launched a new collaborative grant program this week.

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April 10, 2015

1366 Technologies plans to hire 150 for new solar wafer manufacturing plant

Deshpande spinout, 1366 Technologies, has raised $22.5M in Series C funding and plans to triple its workforce over the next year with the creation of engineering and management jobs. They are also exploring a potential IPO.

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February 2, 2015

MIT smokestack scrubber promises lower costs

Alan Hatton's Deshpande funded project seeks to lower the energy needed to remove carbon dioxide by using an electrochemical device that’s similar in concept to a rechargeable battery.

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January 28, 2015

2011 Deshpande grantees design tailored tissue adhesive

For optimal success, tissue glues for surgical incisions need to be customized depending on the disease being treated and its state.

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