Idea Bank

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The rising senior population due to the three major worldwide trends (see appendix A below)will force designers and programmers to make their solutions accessible to the seniors and disabled populations. We want to offer fast and accurate...
Sunish Gupta of Easy Alliance March 22, 2017
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Since the iPhone was launched, there has been the urban legend that building great products requires design/ engineering talent and a strong gut. We often hear people say that customers don't know what they want so there's no...
Radhika Dutt March 20, 2017
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Some people are entrepreneurial by nature, they have drive to make something happen. Some are research-oriented, they try to uncover truth. Some are puzzle solvers, finding a solution that does the most with the least. Some may be...
Jim Papadopoulos, SB '79, Ph.D. '86 March 17, 2017
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idea: a simplified and integrated approach allowing firms whose stakeholders value highly social impact, to measure and communicate impact problem: enterprises whose key stakeholders value highly social impact need to measure and...
Carlos de la Torre, Former DUSP Research Fellow SPURS '15, MSCP '16 March 2, 2017
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Idea: a consensus building approach financed by key stakeholders to materialize the promise of entrepreneurship, national wealth and jobs for the young problem: top down approaches to start innovation cities and regions are failing to...
Carlos de la Torre, Former DUSP Research Fellow SPURS '15, MSCP '16 March 2, 2017
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I believe the management and board of The Engine could use more people with biomedical expertise. There seems to be two people with industrial experience in biomedical with biology backgrounds, it seems like a couple more would be...
Tod Woolf, MIT Technology Licensing Office, Technology Licensing Officer February 28, 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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1. MIT would allow the public to submit problems that the public is facing, and allow MIT students and professors to find solutions to them. By public, I mean people from other universities, people from Cambridge and Boston, from countries...
Gabriel Ginorio (MIT Class of 2018) January 18, 2017
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For many faculty members, time pursuing commercialization support is in direct competition with time spent grantwriting for student support (and many other activities). The issue of grantwriting is an important one, however, because due to...
D. Fox Harrell January 17, 2017
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Applying for a government grant is an exciting but resource-intense process, and can be a valid source of funds for a start-up. Understanding on how to find the right grant and how to apply to it, will be of great vaule to any start-up.
Klaus R. Schleicher January 17, 2017
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