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Read about the Cleantech Committee’s Greentown Labs Tour

Greentown Lab Tour March 26 , 2015 On March 26th, Greentown Labs opened their doors for a tour for 25 MIT Forum members inspiring us with their creativity and passion for developing green companies of...

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Greentown Lab Tour March 26 2015

On March 26th, Greentown Labs opened their doors for a tour for 25 MIT Forum members inspiring us with their creativity and passion for developing green companies of so many different shapes and sizes....

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Takeaways from The Rise of Smart Cities: It’s Closer Than You Think

On Wednesday, May 13, a crowd of 70 MIT Enterprise Forum members and other interested people met up at the UK Trade & Investment offices at One Broadway in Cambridge to learn about the future of...

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A Tour of the Wind Turbine Testing Center

Blog post for WTTC Nov 12 2015 On a blustery cold day on November 20 members of the Forum gathered at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s Wind Turbine Testing Center (WTTC) in Charlestown, in a...

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Social Summary – The Blockchain: Enabling a Distributed & Connected Energy...

Bitcoin’s underlying protocol, called “the blockchain,” is a distributed consensus-driven infrastructure enabling trust between connected assets. While currently considered only a financial tool, the...

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The Blockchain: Enabling a Distributed & Connected Energy Future

On Monday, February 22, at the MIT Media Lab, over 200 people joined expert panelists and speakers in an inaugural event which clearly showed how blockchain can enable a distributed energy future. The...

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Smart Water – Smart Cities: Can Smart Water Technologies Quench the Thirst of...

Like real estate, managing water is all about location. In drought stricken areas, the focus is on conservation. In areas where water is more abundant, there are challenges in managing storm water and...

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Video: Smart Water – Smart Cities: A Cleantech Event

We want to thank the WGBH Forum Network for attending and recording our Smart Water—Smart Cities event held at Mass CEC on December 1, 2016. For a written overview, check out the blog post or watch...

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Blog Post on Transforming the Way We Live, Work & Move: Wireless Power

Although Nikola Tesla first experimented with transmitting power without wires at the turn of the 20th century, the concept remained impractical and expensive in everyday applications. The...

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Driving Change with AVs – Getting to the Emerald City

Autonomous vehicles are grabbing lots of attention these days. All the major automakers are involved in development in hopes of getting a piece of the market. Plus, tech companies and ride sharing...

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Is Seductive Design the Key to Sustainability?

Today, the vast majority of the global discussion surrounding climate change is examined primarily through an economic and political lens. It is a rare instance that we consider design in our...

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Driving Change with AVs: Are We There Yet?

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are the shiny new object of our attention. We have already seen transportation disrupted with the rapid ramp up of ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft. Autonomy has made...

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Climate Preparedness in Massachusetts: How Systems Thinking Will Drive...

For anyone doubting the need to do something about climate change, Dr Doom (aka Professor John Sterman, Director, Systems Dynamics Group, MIT) says climate change is real and just adapting to it is...

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Energy Storage: Navigating the Market and White Spaces

Driven by the transformative nature of the power sector, energy storage industry is on the cusp of an explosive growth. This past year was a game-changer for storage as the market saw range of...

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When AVs Become Ubiquitous:  Entrepreneurial Opportunities

With all the attention on pilots and automakers/tech company investment in autonomous transportation, it is easy to get caught up in cool technology and how it works.  More importantly, autonomous...

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The Circular Economy is a Growth Economy

The circular economy – based on core principles of reuse and regeneration – is providing opportunities for companies to drive growth, innovation, and competitiveness.  At a recent MIT Enterprise Forum...

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Event Highlights: Wireless Power – Transforming the Way We Live, Work & Move

Although Nikola Tesla first experimented with transmitting power without wires at the turn of the 20th century, the concept remained impractical and expensive in everyday applications. The...

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Driving Change with AVs – Getting to the Emerald City

Autonomous vehicles are grabbing lots of attention these days. All the major automakers are involved in development in hopes of getting a piece of the market. Plus, tech companies and ride sharing...

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Is Seductive Design the Key to Sustainability?

Today, the vast majority of the global discussion surrounding climate change is examined primarily through an economic and political lens. It is a rare instance that we consider design in our...

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A Massive Change: Shared Autonomous Electric Vehicles

In advance of our February 6th, 2018 event all about autonomous vehicles, we spoke with one of the speakers, Boston Consulting Group Principal, Augustin Wegscheider, who also manages the World Economic...

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