Get involved! We've curated a list of all the groups/clubs/organizations in Boston with ongoing innovation projects.
Partners HealthCare Connected Health
We partner with change agents from across the Partners community, as well as with industry, government and foundations, to bridge the gap between technology and healthcare. We seek to push the boundaries of innovation, to create and validate solutions along the connected health continuum.
Medicine Innovation Program
Throughout the Department of Medicine, talented faculty are developing innovative, cost-effective technologies that have the potential to significantly impact patient care. The Medicine Innovation Program (MIP) was launched in 2015 to support and advance these innovations. Over the past four years, MIP has provided seed funding to a diverse portfolio of projects in the artificial intelligence and digital health spaces, as well as to the development of novel therapeutics and medical devices.
MIT Hacking Medicine
A group founded at MIT in 2011 aimed at energizing the healthcare community and accelerating medical innovation. They accomplish this via health hackathons, design-thinking workshops, and networking gatherings to teach healthcare entrepreneurship. The group has organized to date more than 150 events across 15 countries and 5 continents. Over 40 companies have been created, raising over $150M in venture funding.
Healthcare Transformation Lab
The Healthcare Transformation Lab’s founding mission is to improve the experience and value of healthcare through collaborative innovation. Located in Boston — a hub of leading teaching hospitals, academia, technology, and start-ups — the HTL sits within the Massachusetts General Hospital and works to connect, inspire, and support passionate people from diverse backgrounds as they collaborate on ways to improve healthcare.
A 4-year health care entrepreneurship curriculum at Harvard Medical School that moves students from frameworks and fundamentals to prototyping and fundraising. They have a prototyping lab located in the heart of the Longwood campus, complete with 3D printers, arduino boards, a Microsoft HoloLens, and other hardware.
Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech)
Based at Massachusetts General Hospital Global Health, CAMTech is a global network of academic, clinical, corporate, government and non-profit partners, working together to drive health innovation around the world. Collaborating across sectors and geographies, CAMTech identifies pressing clinical needs from the field, crowdsources innovative solutions, and accelerates the cycle from idea to patient impact. Read about our partnerships with CAMTech India and CAMTech Uganda.
MGH Consortia for Improving Medicine with Innovation and Technology (CIMIT)
CIMIT is a network of world-class academic and medical institutions partnering with industry and government. Our mission is to foster collaboration among clinicians, technologists, and entrepreneurs to accelerate innovation and catalyze the discovery, development, and implementation of innovative healthcare technologies.
MGH Center for Innovations in Care Delivery
The Center for Innovations in Care Delivery, established in 2006 has a mission of fostering innovative interdisciplinary practice within Patient Care Services. The work of the Center today emphasizes the development, advancement and interrelated nature of innovative products and processes.