WALTHAM, Mass., March 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mass Innovation Nights, Massachusetts’ leading monthly new product showcase event, will help launch 12 new products at Brandeis University’s Gosman Sports and Convocation Center in Waltham, MA. Mass Innovation Nights will be held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.
The event will feature a variety of startups across many industries, including biomedical engineering, agricultural technology, artificial intelligence and data analytics. The event is sponsored by Brandeis University, and the startups are all founded by Brandeis students, faculty and alumni.
“We are excited to showcase startups with Brandeis affiliations at Mass Innovation Nights, for the first time,” said Rebecca Menapace, Associate Provost for Innovation. “We have had tremendous success in growing our innovation programs over the past few years, with a special focus on interdisciplinary startups that have positive social impact. This is a chance to share that success with the larger Boston ecosystem.”
“Universities like Brandeis are hotbeds of innovation and startups,” said Bobbie Carlton, founder of Innovation Nights and Innovation Women. “Brandeis’ alumni, students and professors are launching startups around some truly innovative ideas. By partnering with Brandeis, Mass Innovation Nights is helping to bring well-deserved visibility to Brandeis’ role in the innovation and tech space.”
Mass Innovation Nights events feature business experts, networking, tabletop demos and presentations from the winners of an online vote. Participating startups this month include:
Experts from Brandeis’ Computer Science department, International Business School, Graduate Professional Studies division and legal experts will be on hand to speak about their experience and work with attendees. Guests are encouraged to use the hashtag #MIN108 and @MassInno to share photos and social media commentary. The gatherings typically generate hundreds of social media posts and are key visibility drivers for startups.
About Brandeis University
As a medium-sized private research university with global reach, Brandeis University is dedicated to first-rate education while making groundbreaking discoveries. Founded by the American Jewish community in 1948 as a nonsectarian institution at a time when exclusionary practices prevented equal access to some of the nation’s best universities, Brandeis has always welcomed talented students and faculty of every ethnicity, religion and cultural background. Today, our faculty, which include Nobel Prize recipients and Pulitzer Prize winners, are leaders in their fields, as passionate about teaching and mentorship as they are about pushing the boundaries of knowledge. Our students are motivated, compassionate, curious and open to exploring new and challenging experiences. Our 235-acre campus is located in Waltham, Massachusetts, in the suburbs of Boston, a global hub for higher education and innovation
Brandeis Innovation programs are a focal point for innovators and aspiring change-makers in the Brandeis community. Its mission is to put Brandeis values and ideas to work in the world, by providing a platform for innovations created at Brandeis to reach a wider audience. The programs were recently awarded a National Science Foundation I-Corps grant, making Brandeis University one of only four I-Corps sites in Massachusetts. For more information, visit https://www.brandeis.edu/innovation or follow us on Twitter @DeisInnovation
About Mass Innovation Nights
Mass Innovation Nights offers an opportunity for people interested in innovative new products to connect live and online. The popular product launch and networking event draws attendees from the entire region. Over the past 8 years, it has launched over 1000 new products, which have collectively received more than $2.1 billion in funding. Follow MIN on Twitter or visit the website.
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