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HUBweek event brings MIT experts, Boston community together to collaborate on climate change solutions

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By Mary Potts, Communications Intern, MIT Energy Initiative Continuing its tradition of supporting the innovation ecosystem in Boston, HUBweek 2017 featured a multitude of events designed to bring together creative and passionate minds, and facilitate impactful discussions on today’s leading problems. One such event, hosted by the MIT Climate CoLab, was “Deep Dive: Open Innovation on […]

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Seven new contests now open!

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Beginning today, seven new Climate CoLab contests are open and seeking proposals until September 10, 2017. Winners will be invited to MIT, join the Climate CoLab winners’ alumni, and be eligible for the $10,000 Grand Prize—to be selected from among winners across all seven contests. All award Winners and Finalists will receive wide recognition and platform visibility […]

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MIT Solve Initiative Announces New Sustainable Urban Communities Challenge

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MIT Solve initiative announces new Sustainable Urban Communities challenge This week, MIT’s Solve initiative announced a new sustainability challenge, presented in partnership with Climate CoLab. Cities face distinct challenges and pressures from growing urbanization: over half of the world’s population lives in cities, and this number is expected to increase over the coming years. Cities […]

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Joint Contests Now Open on Solve CoLab!

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Climate CoLab is excited to announce the launch of Solve CoLab, an online community platform for Solve — a live meeting series and online community whose mission is to discover, evaluate, and advance solutions to global problems, including education, innovation, healthcare, and fuel. Solve CoLab and Climate CoLab are running two joint contests on climate change, and it’s easy […]

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MIT Climate CoLab featured in MIT’s Campaign for a Better World

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  The MIT Climate CoLab is proud to be featured in MIT’s Campaign for a Better World, announced by MIT President L. Rafael Reif earlier this month. The Better World Campaign, launched on May 6, is a  major initiative to advance the Institute’s work on some of the world’s largest challenges, including education, scientific research, innovation, human health, and the […]

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New Contests Open, Janos Pasztor Visits MIT, and CoLab Catalysts

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New Contests Now Open! Three new Climate CoLab contests launched this week on reducing emissions from the aviation sector, drying firewood for clean cookstoves, and how MIT can best implement its Climate Action Plan.  Aviation Improving Firewood for Clean Cookstoves MIT Mitigation Solutions These join 10 other open contests, accepting proposals until May 23, 2016. […]

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