Category: health care

Mass. Life Sciences Center sees 8-fold return in year 1

The MLSC, charged with distributing some $1B over a ten year period, invested $48.5 M in public dollars this year–its first full year of operation. The funds, in turn, have attracted nearly $359M in matching investments from companies, foundations, government, institutes and other private investors–an eight-fold return.

Bob Langer: inspiration for job seekers

In a recent talk, MIT Institute Professor Bob Langer described the difficulties he faced in his early career. For job hunters out there the message is simple but profound. Believe in yourself and your ideas, treat people kindly, and keep on going.

Great talk, Bob. Once again, bravo.