Wednesday, May, 7th, 2014 News
Jeremy Jo, 2013 M.S. in Engineering Management alumnus, co-founder of Benevolent Technologies for Health (BeTH) won first place in the classic ventures track in Tufts University’s annual $100k New Ventures Competition. BeTH has developed a patent pending adjustable, custom fit prosthetic liner aimed at increasing amputee comfort.
Wednesday, April, 30th, 2014 News
Read a roundup of BostInno’s coverage of the expanding community of entrepreneurship across the Tufts campus.
Friday, April, 18th, 2014 News
MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – A proposal to develop adjustable prosthetic liners for amputees and a non-profit that offers computer programming classes for high school students in low-income districts earned top honors in Tufts University’s tenth annual $100k New Ventures Competition. Prizes included over $100,000 in cash and in-kind sponsor contributions.
Wednesday, April, 9th, 2014 News
Two new startups joined a growing list of success stories during the 10-Year Anniversary Celebration of the Tufts $100K New Ventures Competition Tuesday night — a celebration exemplary of what the challenge’s manager Inge Milde described as “an incredible groundswell of entrepreneurial activity” sweeping the university.
Tuesday, April, 8th, 2014 News
This year marked the first Tufts Idea Competition, which helps sponsor student’s business ideas in their early stages. Roughly 135 members of the Tufts community participated in the competition, resulting in three winning proposals, each of which received a $1,000 cash prize for their business strategy.
Monday, April, 7th, 2014 News
An enterprising pool of students and alumni are currently delivering pitches with high hopes their startup will be named a winner in the Tufts $100K New Ventures Competition come Tuesday. Twelve startups made it to the final round of judging, and are now striving to prove why they have the next “big idea.”
Thursday, February, 6th, 2014 News
The TRIZ process is the focus of a new module called, Systematic Innovation, taught for the first time by Irina Sigalovsky, Ph.D. as part of the MSEM curriculum.
Wednesday, January, 15th, 2014 News
Robert J. Hannemann is stepping down as director of the Tufts Gordon Institute at the end of the 2013-14 academic year after seven years of dedicated service.
Tuesday, December, 17th, 2013 News
Tufts students gathered at the Cambridge Innovation Center to pitch their new venture ideas as the finale to the class High Technology Entrepreneurship and Business Planning.
Friday, December, 6th, 2013 News
The Tufts Venture Fund, formed last year by students including Eric Peckham and Alexandra Halbeck, has been out raising money from Tufts alumni with an aim of reaching $300,000.