Graduate student Alicia Chong received a MISTI Seed Fund to organize workshops on cardiovascular health in Peru; visited a heart research institute and participated as a mentor at the Emerging Worlds, Innovating for Billions event through MIT-India; and learned about mass production and scaling in the new MIT Kickstart program through MIT-China.
Students from MIT and Hong Kong collaborate to bring their entrepreneurial ideas to fruition during MIT Kickstart.
Funds support MIT's global engagement by promoting collaborations between MIT faculty and their counterparts abroad. NEW country funds this year in Argentina, Korea, Spain and Turkey. Apply by September 19.