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Supporting Tough Tech teams to translate ideas into world-changing technologies.

The Engine Accelerator, built by MIT, is a public benefit corporation working to create a positive impact on society and the environment by helping to grow and nurture the Tough Tech Ecosystem — an ecosystem made up of founders, startups, academics, strategic corporate partners, policy makers, and capital providers. By giving access to the programs, infrastructure, and the community that Tough Tech teams need to scale, we help bridge the gap between discovery and commercialization of world-changing technology by providing a unique combination of space, programs, services, and community.

“The Engine Accelerator enables and accelerates Tough Tech teams as they build and scale their technologies on a pathway to commercialization. We find any gaps or hurdles along the way and provide programs, resources, and a collaborative community.”

Emily Knight President, The Engine Accelerator