Convergence Science Transforming Biomedicine, MIT Report says

MIT Graphic, Convergence Report 2016

“Convergence science has advanced across many fronts, from nanotechnology to regenerative tissue,” says Nobel Laureate Phil Sharp of MIT. “But the funding allocated for convergence research in biomedical science is small and needs to be expanded. In fact, there is no federal agency with the responsibility to fund convergence in biomedical research.”

Vote for National Convergence Idea Challenge Winner by Thurs, 6/23/2016

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Phil Sharp of the MIT Koch Institute invites the public to vote in the first “Convergence Idea Challenge.” Offering $4000 in prizes aimed at challenging emerging researchers to combine the life/physical sciences, information technology, social sciences, and engineering to improve human health.