Events & Deadlines

The Rollercoaster Ride of RNAi, mRNA and Editing Therapeutics: From Obscurity to a $30B Industry

January 23, 2019
Novel therapeutic platforms usually go through the phases of initial enthusiasm, followed by a trough of disappointment to meet the initial hype, and then after years of solving the technical challenges commercial clinical success is achieved. Nucleic acids drugs targeting RNA and the genome...

Commercialization of MIT Technology: Innovation, Tech Transfer, & Licensing

January 23, 2019
Have you ever wondered how technology that’s developed in universities and other academic institutions gets translated into a product to benefit the public? This process is known as technology transfer, and research organizations all over the world utilize teams of tech transfer professionals to...

Supply Chain Management Admissions Webinar

January 24, 2019
Get insights into our programs and prepare your application for the Supply Chain Management master's (residential or blended) Class of 2020. Thursday, January 24 at 10:00am – Online Webinar Programs: MIT SCALE Global Network, including SCM Residential and SCM Blended Programs Topic: Admissions...

Intellectual Property Research Tools: Using Patent Research to Support Innovation Strategy

January 25, 2019
Are you conducting research related to intellectual property? The MIT Libraries and the Technology Licensing Office will review the best tools for this type of research, especially in the areas of patents and market research. Nick Albaugh, Management and Social Sciences Librarian for Innovation...

Basics of Copyrights, Data, and Software Intellectual Property

January 25, 2019
It has been said that content is king. Copyrighted works – whether media, software, or art – are a major portion of the world’s creative, intellectual, and economic output. As such, copyright issues affect musicians, artists, authors, and software programmers alike. This popular talk offers a fun...

The Federal SBIR Program: Program Basics + How to Apply

January 28, 2019
The SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) program helps small businesses engage in R&D with potential for commercialization. Melissa Wong and Rachael Sack, SBIR representatives from the ...

Author Rights Workshop

January 28, 2019
When you publish in scholarly journals, you’re usually required to give up some rights in your work. In this workshop, MIT librarians will show you what to look for in author contracts and go over ways to hold onto rights to share and reuse your work, including via MIT's open access policies. Date...

Is it in the Public Domain?

January 30, 2019
Explore the public domain in this hands-on workshop. When does copyright expire, and how do you tell when something is free to use? We will discuss the public domain and put then our skills to use on historical materials from the MIT Libraries. Date and Time Wed, January 30, 2019 | 10:00 AM – 11:30...

National Science Foundation - Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM

February 21, 2019 to February 23, 2019
The Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Education and Human Resources Programs (EHR) ...

MIT Innovation Initiative: Tech for Truth Hackathon

February 22, 2019 to February 24, 2019
How will we use technology to find and communicate truth in the 21st century? Theme areas: Track 1: Using technology to understand the impact of climate change to enable and support aid and humanitarian efforts Track 2: Truth in a digital world (i.e. combatting fake news, social media bots, and...