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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Jo Ellen Warner Director of Communications National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (mobile) 202-420-9297 /   National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance Announces Winners of 2014 BMEidea Competition Winning teams from Northwestern University, MIT, and Stanford University; profiles of the innovators and... Read More & Comment

Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 8:01pm in health, MIT, VentureWell, Village Capital

      For Immediate Release May 13, 2014 Contact: Village Capital: Lily Bowles,; VentureWell: Jo Ellen Warner,, 202-420-9297 Village Capital-VentureWell Announces Health Technology Companies Selected for Boston Health Accelerator Program  - with a Twist  Companies will converge to collaborate and choose best... Read More & Comment

Posted on Monday, May 20, 2013 - 8:13pm in ecovative

NCIIA E-Team Ecovative was recently featured in a special issue on innovation from The New Yorker. The article, "Form and Fungus," by Ian Frazier, asks if mushrooms can help us get rid of styrofoam. Ecovative has been working on making that happen since receiving an E-Team grant in 2007 to develop mushroom-based, environmentally friendly home insulation material. They have since... Read More & Comment

Posted on Monday, April 22, 2013 - 4:11pm in sanergy

Check out this in-depth interview of Sanergy co-founder Nathan Cooke in Smartplanet. Sanergy, which recently won NCIIA's first Sustainable Practice Impact Award, is focused on providing hygienic, accessible, affordable sanitation for everyone in Nairobi's urban slums. In the interview, Cooke talks about innovative toilets, design in underserved communities and how students in New England can help... Read More & Comment