Patent strategy for entrepreneurs: Fall 2021 webinar series @ MIT

This webinar series prepares scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs for dealing with the patent issues they will face as innovators. The series spans a wide variety of topics in patent law, including claims, inventorship, patentability requirements, the patent application process, prosecution, post-grant proceedings, litigation, and licensing. 

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Call for applications: Falling Walls Lab

Falling Walls Lab is a platform for candidates from all academic disciplines who would like to present their research work, business model, innovative project or transformative idea in front of their peers and a distinguished jury from academia and business.
The call for applications is now open. Undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs, young professionals, entrepreneurs and faculty members are invited to apply. Read more.

Massachusetts Digital Health COVID-19 Recovery Challenge

The Massachusetts Digital Health COVID-19 Recovery Challenge Program is designed to identify and grow digital health solutions that help the economies of Massachusetts and the US recover from COVID-19 more quickly.

The first challenge is "Innovations to Support Caregivers". Mass Digital Health is seeking startups, entrepreneurs, and intrapraneurs who are developing digital health-based solutions for family caregivers. Up to eight finalists will be selected for a three-month accelerator program and the winners will compete for prizes worth up to $250,000.

Read more and apply by July 30, 2021.

AIM Photonics course—Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC): Sensors

In this course, Dr. Agarwal and Prof. Hu examine the basics of photonics chem-bio sensing components and techniques. They provide learners with insights to lay a foundation for them to envision their own PIC sensors. Students will learn to make judicious decisions regarding wavelengths, materials platforms, light sources, spectrometers, and photodetector solutions based on their desired application.

Registration is now open.

MIT Climate & Sustainability Consortium Impact Fellowship Program—Apply by May 28

The MIT Climate & Sustainability Consortium (MCSC) Impact Fellowship Program is a postdoctoral opportunity for individuals who want to transcend academia & industry to apply their expertise to near-term change for a more sustainable future. MCSC Impact Fellows will work with MIT researchers and consortium industry members – in collaboration with external organizations and communities – to implement solutions needed for global economic transformation to address the global climate change and sustainability crisis.

Read more and apply.