When the frontiers of geology overlap with the frontlines of contested regions, international collaborations help protect minerals core to our civilization.
Unlocking new mRNA treatments will save lives, but it’s not as simple as that.
A needle shaped like a hockey puck is a ‘revolutionary’ medical device that can deliver epinephrine during a severe allergic reaction on Earth or in space.
We discuss the show’s 2020 origins and its 2021 outlook, reflect on our first ten episodes, and shout out to you, our tough tech champs.
Human health upgrades may be unlocked by a data storage expert focused on probing the proteome.
Living on the Moon requires infrastructure that Justin Cyrus of Lunar Outpost knows can be helpful here on Earth.
Banshees of the United States Air Force hunt for mission-enhancing technologies.
A helicopter rescue mission gone awry fuels this man’s mission to bring heroes home safely with drones built for aircraft load stabilization.
Whether spinning out of a pristine laboratory or an unkempt dormitory, tough tech ventures and the entrepreneurs building them may be loosely defined by their work in an emerging area where science meets engineering, and may sometimes be referred to as working in “deep tech” or “frontier tech”. The markets which such companies could serve may not yet exist, and the companies’ development milestones may be measured in years rather than months.https://innovation.mit.edu/blog-post/whos-your-ally_0/