Doing Business with MIT Lincoln Laboratory
An overview of opportunities for small businesses and industry partners to interact with MIT – Lincoln Laboratory. These collaborations can take several forms to enable innovative R&D. Areas of potential collaboration include: artificial intelligence, biotechnology, air traffic control, supply chain logistics, weather forecasting, climate change, information and cyber security, communication systems, advanced sensors, and test facilities. Join us, learn who we are, and meet inventors, commercial partners, and the Technology Ventures Office team.
APRIL 08, 2021
1:30 – 5:00 PM (ET)
1:30 – 2:00 PM (ET) | Make Things Happen: Innovation and Opportunities Around Cambridge
2:00 – 2:15 PM (ET) | Welcome and Introduction to MIT Lincoln Laboratory
2:15 – 3:05 PM (ET) | A Sampler of Deep Tech Projects at Lincoln
3:15 – 3:30 PM (ET) | Working with MIT Lincoln Laboratory
3:30 – 4:30 PM (ET) | Hear from Our Partners
4:30 – 5:00 PM (ET) | Fireside Chat: Engaging the Private Sector in Solving National Problems
Welcome and Introduction to MIT Lincoln Laboratory
2:00 – 2:15 PM (ET)
Join us for an overview of MIT Lincoln Laboratory, as we celebrate our 70th year as a Federally Funded Research and Development Center developing advanced technology for national security. Our Ventures Officer will discuss the myriad technologies we work on, from sensors to satellites, and the resources we offer the regional innovation ecosystem.
Speaker: Dr. Teresa Fazio, Ventures Officer at MIT Lincoln Laboratory
A Sampler of Deep Tech Projects at Lincoln
2:15 – 3:05 PM (ET)
MIT Lincoln Laboratory builds unique operational prototypes – many in deep tech domains requiring specialized resources, laboratories, and expertise. This section offers a brief glimpse into four diverse project areas in hardware, software, biology, and artificial intelligence.
Speakers: Dr. Teresa Fazio (Moderator), Dr. Darrell Ricke, Dr. Nathan Burow, Dr. Curt Schieler, Pierre Dufilie, and Dr. Jonathan Su
Working with MIT Lincoln Laboratory
3:15 – 3:30 PM
Our success in solving challenging problems relies on an extensive network of collaborators, including academic partners, small businesses, and traditional and nontraditional contractors. The Chief of the Technology Ventures Office will briefly explain the various mechanisms for partnership and for engaging in research with us.
Speaker: Dr. Bernadette Johnson, Chief Technology Ventures Officer at MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Hear from Our Partners
3:30 – 4:30 PM
We have invited four companies who work with us through Cooperative Research and Development Agreements, SBIR/STTRs, and Commercial
Speakers: Dr. Bernadette Johnson, moderator (MIT Lincoln Laboratory), Ian Webb (iCR), Angelica Cardona (Triton Systems), Matt Hickox (Odic Incorporated), and Dr. Kevin Knabe (Vescent Photonics, LLC).
FIRESIDE CHAT: Engaging the Private Sector in Solving National Problems
4:30 – 5:00 PM
How can academia, industry, investors, and government work together to enable national security in its broadest sense? Join us for an informal interview with our invited guest, followed by open discussion.
Speakers: Dr. Bernadette Johnson and Orin Hoffman (The Engine)