Exploring Earth's Most Important Frontier

Oceans at MIT is part of the MIT Global Environmental Initiative, which is developing sustainable solutions for the planet’s growing population.

Designing Healthy Cities

MIT's new Center for Advanced Urbanism and the American Institute of Architects embark on joint initiative. Image credit: Judith Daniels/SA+P.

Institute for Medical Engineering & Science

MIT researchers have generated mature liver cells from induced pluripotent stem cells. Image credit: Shan et al. Nature Chemical Biology 2013

MIT Media Lab Silk Pavilion

The Mediated Matter Research Group explores the relationship between digital and biological fabrication on product and architectural scales. Image credit: Steven Keating

MIT researchers join in BRAIN Initiative announcement

Ed Boyden leads the synthetic neurobiology group at MIT. Image credit: Elizabeth Landau/CNN

edX and Massachusetts Community Colleges

Offering of innovative blended learning MOOC course through Gates Foundation-funded educational initiative. Image credit: MIT News

The Bridge Project

This collaboration between the Koch Institute and the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center is designed to solve today’s most challenging problems in cancer research and care.

MIT Dome

Lindley Huey

Executive Director, Office of Foundation Relations


Welcome to the Office of Foundation Relations

OFR works with faculty and senior leadership to cultivate relationships with and develop approaches to foundations that share MIT's dedication to education and the practical application of research. We look forward to working with MIT faculty and with foundations on projects of mutual interest. Learn more.
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OFR in the know


Mar 13, 2014

Foundation Support for Media Growing

Dec 30, 2013

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