About Us

The TIES Group believes in the promise of scientific research and technological innovation to address pressing economic and social challenges, as well as the importance of organizing the research enterprise to commercialize new discoveries and technologies in an effective way. The group is dedicated to teaching and research that addresses these challenges, as well as the mentorship of students involved in new product development and entrepreneurial endeavors.

The TIES Group is proud to be an integral part of MIT’s legendary entrepreneurial ecosystem. In addition to its critical relationship with the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, the group is associated with the MIT Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation, the MIT Venture Mentoring Service, the Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program, and many other entrepreneurial-focused groups and programs across campus.