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Making MIT entrepreneurship matter in Hong Kong

You have two weeks to spend in a city that is 8,000 miles from anything and everything you know.34 of the best minds from MIT and Hong Kong universities will be with you.There is only one aim:create goods that will transform a district with few services.

The staff of the MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node decided to set this goal because they believed that by putting theory into practice, they could create a program called the MIT Entrepreneurship and Maker Skills Integrator (MEMSI) that anchored action learning to local inquiry.This program is shown in Kowloon East, a special part of Hong Kong that has sponsors who are interested in the possibility of revitalization there.

The Innovation Node’s faculty director, Professor Charles Sodini, is the Clarence J. LeBel Professor of Electrical Engineering. He says that the location is “a fantastic experience for students to discover opportunities against a backdrop of socio-economic and environmental challenges.”