10.807 Innovation Teams
Introduces skills and capabilities for systematic technical and functional exploration, opportunity discovery, market understanding, value economics, innovation scale-up, intellectual property, elements of technology commercialization at scale, and communicating/working for impact inside and outside home disciplines. Students work in multidisciplinary teams formed around MIT research breakthroughs, with extensive in-class coaching from faculty and guidance from lab members and select mentors. Demonstrates a structured approach to innovating in which everything is a variable and the product, technology, and opportunities for new ventures can be seen as an act of synthesis. Teams gather evidence that permits a fact-based iteration across multiple application domains, markets, functionalities, technologies, and products, leading to a recommendation that maps a space of opportunity and includes actionable next steps to evolve the market and technology. Applications, resumes, and a brief statement of interest are required prior to registration.
This class has 15.911 as a prerequisite.
Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 56-114.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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