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Hub of Innovation

Hub Of Innovation

What are the best ways to solve the pressing challenges of our city, region, country and planet?  The Hub of Innovation profiles a set of breakthrough solutions from the region, nation and around the world. Nominate an innovation!

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Bitcoin logo
Revolutionary cyber-currency

Bitcoin, a revolutionary form for “cyber-currency” that is not associated with any bank or government, but offers a secure and cost effective model for online transaction, is becoming increasingly popular.
Organovo Instrument
Heralding the day of organs on demand

For decades, organ construction seemed an impossible feat, but the companies Organovo and Invetech are providing hope that this vision may soon be realized.
Africa lab
Arming Africa with the tools to create a pharmaceutical infrastructure allowing for sustainable local drug production
Global Memory Net

A global digital library of cultural, historical and heritage image collections

Global Memory Net is a model for all heritage image collections and encouraging global access to cross-cultural information.

Fort Point - printing demonstration

Neighborhood revival through community arts

Fort Point was once the hub of Boston's shipping sector, but like many of America's port districts, it has lain idle in recent decades.  Today, however, the tide is turning.

Treating the whole person and educating the community 

The Codman Square Health and Education Center is a community-based, outpatient health care and multi-service center. The Center does not simply provide clinical solutions, but promotes a culture of health.

Opening the doors of the State House

The Commonwealth Legislative Seminar opens the doors of the State House to underrepresented populations by providing in-depth training on legislative advocacy.


Creatively improving the prominence of women in state government 

The Massachusetts Government Appointments Project (MassGAP) works to help close the gender gap in state government. 

Age Suit

Age mimicking suit aids in designing products for the aged

Joseph Coughlin's AgeLab at MIT has managed to design something rare - empathy. That is the objective behind a suit named AGNES, an acronym for the Age Gain Now Empathy System. 

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