What do technology and innovation mean from Africa? This is the central question of the Technology and Innovation course, which alternates between technologies from outside and technologies from within Africa and their itineraries in everyday life. This course is taught by Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga.
DesignX is a new platform for accelerating innovation in design, cities, and the built environment at the MIT School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P). Its goal is to develop and launch new design products, services, and technologies by combining the creative energy at MIT with the talents and experience of industry and the public sector. Students, faculty, staff, researchers and alumni grow their ventures at any stage of development and foster collaborations across the breadth of the School and MIT.
The D-Lab workshop is a place where D-Lab students bring technologies for the developing world to life. An average of 150 students use the shop each year to test ideas, build prototypes, and refine technologies intended to improve the lives of some of the poorest people in the world.
The Entrepreneurship & Innovation (E&I) Minor educates students to serve as leaders in the innovation economy with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to develop, scale and deliver breakthrough solutions to real-world problems.