The Sahyadri family rejoices at the opportunity that Mr. Manjunath Bhandary, Chairman had, to visit Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Entrepreneurship Center, at Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. During his visit, he met Dr. Megan Mitchell, Director of Fellowship & Student Programs and Dr. Dina H. Sherif, Executive Director, Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship.
The mission of Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship is to advance knowledge and educate students in Innovation-driven Entrepreneurship in a manner that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st Century. Their key principles of operations are to maintain the MIT Standard of Excellence and Rigor, Collaboration, Diversity, Experimentation and honest broker. True to the motto of MIT, in all of their courses and throughout their activities, they operate on a hybrid model that fuses academic and practitioner perspectives and contributions. He also interacted with Dr. Anuradha Agarwal, Principal Investigator, Electronic Materials Research Group and Dr. Anant Agarwal, CEO of edX.
About MIT Innovation Initiative Center:
MIT Innovation Initiative Center creates the pathways, programs, partnerships, and places that drive innovation at MIT. It collaborates with the members of MIT’s I&E ecosystem campus-wide to strengthen the vibrant culture and programming of innovation and principled entrepreneurship.
The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT is a community hub for students, alumni and faculty who seek to accelerate social and economic progress through innovation-driven entrepreneurship. The Center was founded in order to demonstrate the power of entrepreneurship to catalyze transformation in society and to improve global wellbeing.