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Create a biotech core facility that provides access to critical instrumentation and services for biotech startups. Useful services would include fluorescence-activated cell sorting, mass spectrometry, DNA sequencing, and high-performance...
Alec Nielsen February 8, 2017
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Give students and recent graduates access to manufacturing equipment and mentors to enable iteration and commercialization of mechanical products at scale.
Pedro Polanco January 26, 2017
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Create a program that allows second-semester seniors and recent graduates to pursue the ideas for which they designed during capstone design courses (2.009, 22.033, 2.013, etc.) at scale. Structured programming, equipment, financial...
Pedro Polanco January 26, 2017
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I have seen first-hand how valuable a rightly timed advice from a seasoned industry participant can have on a venture's path to success. One one occasion, it led to funding and in other to a pivot away from the established path....
Enrique Shadah January 25, 2017
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EcoTech Visions offers innovative startup-related services to grow greentech-manufacturing companies (GMCs). GMCs are product or service based companies with a B2B or B2G model that facilitate carbon neutral production and have a low to...
Pandwe Aletha Gibson January 23, 2017
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There is significant research that says group input on a problem is better than the solution by a specialized PhD. Organize town halls to explain current cutting edge problems to the public and see what solutions they suggest. Along the...
Linda Perry '74 January 21, 2017
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In my life I have run across many with talent to spare who cannot use it for lack of the advanced degree or the academic connections. Create a way, similar perhaps to the apprenticeship or an un-student UROP, for alumni/ae and retirees to...
Linda Perry '74 January 21, 2017
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In my life I have run across many with talent to spare who cannot use it for lack of the advanced degree or the academic connections. Create a way, similar perhaps to the apprenticeship or an un-student UROP, for alumni/ae and retirees to...
Linda Perry '74 January 21, 2017
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Expand or replicate the VMS model. Personalized, one-on-one attention is invaluable to first-time wanna-be entrepreneurs with concrete ideas.
Selma Duhovic January 19, 2017
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Give affordable access to fume hoods, lab benches, and instrumentation to chemistry and materials science startups.
Selma Duhovic January 19, 2017
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