A new paradigm for biomedical innovation
MIT linQ is a new collaborative initiative focused on increasing the potential of innovative research to benefit society and the economy. linQ’s portfolio of international innovation programs demonstrates a new paradigm for technology research and training.
An action-oriented organization, MIT linQ is initially focused on the biomedical innovation—developing new methods to create greater value from research. Read about the linQ Method
Our people and programs bring together healthcare, research, and business to improve healthcare through need-driven research and training. See who’s involved
From concept to consequence: Our programs
MIT linQ programs are built on the principles of collaboration, learning by doing, and a focus on unmet needs.
Immersive programs: We collaborate intensively to bring ideas from concept to venture creation.
Develop innovative technologies and careers for healthcare impact. Learn more
Focus on moving new technologies from proof of concept to proof of value. Learn more
Transition innovations from academic research to new ventures. Learn more
Evolutionary programs: Let us help you move your innovative idea closer to the real world.
Focused on healthcare impact: Our results
MIT linQ projects achieve innovation milestones at higher rates and faster paces than international benchmarks.
linQ’s technology innovation projects address diverse healthcare needs, including Parkinson’s, colorectal cancer, leukemia, scoliosis, dehydration, bipolar disorder, premature birth, heart disease, melanoma, low vision, and multiple sclerosis, among many other urgent challenges.
New strategic research opportunities
Collaborators in MIT linQ programs have a 75% chance of expanding innovation opportunities.
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Become part of MIT linQ
linQ is driven by participants—everyone involved is active.
linQers represent all communities of the healthcare innovation ecosystem, from university research, to healthcare, to entrepreneurs, industry, and the public sector. It also embraces people at all professional levels, from student to senior leaders.
If you’re ready—to accelerate innovation, to improve healthcare, and to change the research and training paradigm—there is a place for you in MIT linQ.