New Initiative Seeks to Enhance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Innovation Process

The Nobel prize-winning American chemist Linus Pauling once said, “If you want to have good ideas, you must have many ideas.” Generating more ideas for new drugs, devices and therapeutics; increasing the diversity of researchers participating…

Venture, Grants and Funds Announcements

Mass General Brigham Ventures Current Stats $450 Million Capital Under Management 48 Portfolio Companies 15 Exits $148 Million Realized & Publicly Traded   Announcements Verve Therapeutics completes $306.7 million IPO We are pleased to announce that…

Our researchers receive global recognition

Clarivate Plc, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, recently shared its list of Highly Cited Researchers™ 2020. This annual list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence in…

Bayer Mentorship of Innovation Discovery Grant Winners Gets Underway

On August 25th Bayer and Mass General Brigham launched its Innovation Discovery Grant (IDG) mentorship program, kicking off a program that will connect Bayer mentors to the six 2021 IDG award recipients. At the launch, mentors…

Gene and Cell Therapies a Mass General Brigham System Wide Priority

In May the World Medical Innovation Forum featured panel discussions and content on cell and gene therapies across the sector. More than 20 hours of programming featured 150+ experts including clinical/scientific leaders, industry CEOs, venture investors,…

Innovator’s Commercialization Guide

Are you an innovator with ideas that you’d like to protect and commercialize? Do you imagine working with industry to commercialize an invention? Do you know who and how to contact the team at Mass General…

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AI Insights: Cardiovascular Care

Cardiovascular diseases remain the leading cause of death worldwide and rising expense, making this area ripe for AI-enabled innovations. This AI Update includes discussions…

2021 Innovation Discovery Grants (IDG) Awarded

Thursday afternoon highlights also included the awarding of six Innovation Discovery Grants (IDG) to Mass General Brigham investigators working on gene and cell therapy…

Innovation Fellows Gain Valuable Industry Connections

The Partners Innovation Fellows Program provides up-and-coming faculty/staff physicians and investigators from Partners   with an opportunity to work with an industry partner on an…

Innovator’s Commercialization Guide

Are you an innovator with ideas that you’d like to protect and commercialize? Do you imagine working with industry to commercialize an invention? Do…

Bayer Mentorship of Innovation Discovery Grant Winners Gets Underway

On August 25th Bayer and Mass General Brigham launched its Innovation Discovery Grant (IDG) mentorship program, kicking off a program that will connect Bayer…

Realizing the Promise of AI in the Clinic

The gap between the development of AI and its use and integration in the clinic is closing, as technology, sophisticated algorithms, data sets, and…

Venture, Grants and Funds Announcements

Mass General Brigham Ventures Current Stats $450 Million Capital Under Management 48 Portfolio Companies 15 Exits $148 Million Realized & Publicly Traded   Announcements…

A Q&A with Roger Kitterman

How do these new funds enhance the Partners Innovation Fund? These funds extend the capabilities we built with PIF.  TIF will allow us to…

Gene and Cell Therapies a Mass General Brigham System Wide Priority

In May the World Medical Innovation Forum featured panel discussions and content on cell and gene therapies across the sector. More than 20 hours…

2021 Innovation Discovery Grants (IDG) Awarded

June 2, 2021

Thursday afternoon highlights also included the awarding of six Innovation Discovery Grants (IDG) to Mass General Brigham investigators working on gene and cell therapy (GCT) advancements. Each award winner will receive $100,000 toward ongoing development and future commercialization, based on the potential to improve health outcomes, meet articulated milestones, and…

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2021 Innovation Discovery Grants Awarded

May 20, 2021

Six game-changing technologies targeted at disease areas ranging from treatment of autoimmunity, to cancer, glaucoma to receive funding and Bayer mentoring. Read More: https://www.massgeneralbrigham.org/newsroom/press-releases/innovation-discovery-grants-awarded-mass-general-brigham-scientific-0 Generating Superior ‘Killers’ for Adoptive Cell Therapy in Cancer, Lydia Lynch, PhD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Novel Strategies to Enhance Tfr Treatment of Autoimmunity, Peter Sage,…

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Innovation Discovery Grants Awarded to Mass General Brigham Scientific Advancements Designed to Help Patients, Healthcare Delivery

January 6, 2021

Six disruptive scientific advancements from Mass General Brigham have been awarded Innovation Discovery Grants (IDG) in the 2020 round of awards, as the highly competitive IDG program exceeds $3.5 million in grants since inception. Each of the five potential patient health and healthcare delivery break-throughs for 2020 will receive $100,000…

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