MIT Skoltech Next Generation Program 4th Call for Proposals

Skoltech and MIT announce the 4th Call for Proposals for the Next Generation Program (NGP) consisting of joint research projects. This call is for faculty-initiated projects in research, education, and/or innovation. A team jointly led by a PI from Skoltech and a PI from MIT may submit a single, integrated proposal. For more information on applicable research areas and how to apply can be found here. 

Nano flashlight could allow future cell phones to detect viruses, more

Design of miniature optical systems enables new applications of light. In work that could turn cell phones into sensors capable of detecting viruses and other minuscule objects, MIT researchers have built a powerful nanoscale flashlight on a chip. This research was supported in part by the MIT Skoltech Program. Read full article “Nano flashlight could allow future cell phones to detect viruses, more”

How to prevent short-circuiting in next-gen lithium batteries

The research by MIT graduate student Richard Park, professors Yet-Ming Chiang and Craig Carter, and seven others at MIT, Texas A&M University, Brown University, and Carnegie Mellon University resulted in new findings that may help unleash the potential of high-powered, solid-electrolyte lithium batteries. The research was in part supported by the MIT-Skoltech Next Generation Program. Read full article “How to prevent short-circuiting in next-gen lithium batteries” 

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4th Annual Workshop of Skoltech-MIT Next Generation Program

The 4th Annual Workshop of Skoltech – MIT Next Generation Program will take place on October 13 and 14 via zoom. The conference will be centered around the joint research collaborations between both institutions. Please contact if you would like to register for the conference.

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MIT Skoltech Program Announced Winners for the Pilot Grants Proposals 2020

The MIT Skoltech Program awarded in excess of $2,000,000 in Pilot Grant Funding to 11 projects for 2 years. The grants continue on the path of the MIT Skoltech Seed Fund and are awarded to researchers from 8 MIT departments, representing 4 schools. The call for proposals encouraged submissions for innovative projects that include collaboration with Skoltech faculty. The MIT Skoltech Pilot grants awardees address a wide range of topics. Read more about the projects