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The mission of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century. We are also driven to bring knowledge to bear on the world’s great challenges.


Projects

Promise Tracker

Promise Tracker

Cities and Communities

Work with your neighbors and speak to the government

FOLD

FOLD

Education

Tell a complex story without sacrificing context

Troxes

Troxes

Spatial design

Lego meets Origami. Triangular, interlocking building blocks

Biologic

Biologic

Organic materials

A bio-printed sports suit that reacts to body temperature and sweat

The Telemetron

The Telemetron

Music

Make music in outer space

TetraPOT

TetraPOT

Sustainability

A greener alternative to concrete coastal defences

Tube 7 – Modular Lamp Design

Tube 7 – Modular Lamp Design

Energy

A kit to let anyone turn plastic bottles into light sculptures

Fresh Tracker

Fresh Tracker

Cities and Communities

A system for smart food stocking

TreeSense

TreeSense

Education

A sensory VR system that transforms a person into a tree, from a seedling to its full-size

Adapshoe

Adapshoe

Health and Well-being

Shoes with Traditional Chinese Medicine acupressure soles for sedentary lifestyles

Wonder-LAND

Wonder-LAND

Education

Mixed reality AR book system for explorative learning