MIT linQ Announces 2019 Class of IDEA² Global

14 international teams developing new biomedical technologies Teams win seven-month innovation training and project mentoring from innovators at MIT and other world-class institutions New technologies for a range of unmet medical needs, including a painless microneedle patch for treating pediatric asthma and novel immuno-oncology therapies for gastrointestinal cancers Reach now even more global than past editions, with teams hailing from … Read More

IDEA² Global Program Chair Dr Mercedes Balcells-Camps Selected for MIT Excellence Award

Dr Mercedes Balcells-Camps, Program Chair of IDEA² Global, was selected for the MIT Excellence Award for Advancing Inclusion and Global Perspectives. She will be recognized at a special ceremony at MIT on Thursday, March 21.  IMES Director and longtime collaborator of Dr Balcells-Camps Dr Elazer Edelman made the announcement to the IMES community in a letter highlighting her achievements (see below). … Read More

MIT linQ announces 2018 class of IDEA² Global

14 international teams developing new biomedical technologies Teams win 7-month innovation training and project mentoring from innovators at MIT and other world-class institutions New technologies for a range of unmet medical needs, including veterans’ hearing loss, cancer screening, and obesity Reach grows to include teams from Ireland and Tunisia CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS, 31 MAY 2018—MIT linQ, an international biomedical technology innovation … Read More

IDEA² Global announces 2017 class of project teams

15 international teams developing new biomedical technologies get innovation training and expert resources Teams win 7-month innovation training and project mentoring from innovators at MIT and other world-class institutions New technologies range from recombinant protein therapy for multiple sclerosis to air filtration to control infectious diseases CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS, 17 MAY 2017—MIT linQ, an international biomedical technology innovation consortium based in … Read More

IDEA² Global information session recording online

The recording of the IDEA² Global information session for the 2017 edition is now available online. In case you missed the live meeting, you can hear the recording here. The session included: Program chair Dr Mercedes Balcells-Camps explaining how IDEA² Global benefits project teams Program manger Sandra Widland describing the program process and tips for a strong application Alumnus Alex Krull’s … Read More

MIT linQ names first IDEA² Global Awardees

12 finalist teams pitched diverse new healthcare technologies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology CAMBRIDGE, MASS—MIT linQ, a healthcare innovation program at the technology university, recognized the first class of 2016 IDEA² Global and named four awardees. IDEA² Global is an international mentorship program that helps emerging innovators to develop their new technology ideas. 12 teams made their final presentations to a panel … Read More