Innovation is more than a buzz word at MIT. From breakthrough technologies and immersive programs to world-class curriculum, we equip MIT students and entrepreneurs with the skills they need to become principled innovators who improve the world. Our programs are part of the MIT Innovation Initiative which collaborates with all five schools at MIT to strengthen the vibrant culture and programming of innovation and principled entrepreneurship.
Featured Innovators & Inventors
The idea for digital health care company Vezeeta started on a piece of paper. Amir Barsoum was working as the head of strategy for the Middle East and North Africa region of pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. He [...]
Cutting-edge solutions to global challenges: IE Africa Center announces 2020 Social Innovators Cohort
IE Africa Center (IE University, Spain) has launched the second edition of its flagship program the Social Innovators Retreat, in partnership with The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT. The Retreat is designed to create [...]
For smallholder farmers living in hot and arid regions, getting fresh crops to market and selling them at the best price is a balancing act. If crops aren’t sold early enough, they wilt or ripen [...]
Programs at MIT
Please find below links to the MIT programs, initiatives, and centers that focus on innovation in Africa.
Curriculum & Classes at MIT
Interested in educational entrepreneurship programming? MIT offers curriculum and classes in three areas: Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Invention and Online Learning.
Programs in Africa
Acquire the skills you need to build successful ventures through our immersive entrepreneurship programs.
Funding, Mentorship & Networking Opportunities
MIT offers many engagement opportunities for global entrepreneurs who are doing business in Africa.