Innovators

Mon, 01/24/2022 - 18:21
Interdisciplinary Innovation
Fri, 12/17/2021 - 20:56
Bridging the Gap: R&D To Commercialization

Here at GIST, we see ventures at the cutting-edge of innovation all of the time…these ventures tend to prioritize R&D, and many have their origins emerging from research programs.

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 20:29
GIST Catalyst Semifinalists Announced!
GIST Catalyst Virtual Pitch Competition Semifinalists have been announced. This diverse and dynamic group of innovators is a great example of the GIST community's commitment to bring innovative solutions to the world's most pressing issues. We could not be more excited to welcome this group to compete at this elite level, to showcase their solutions, and to be part of something greater than themselves. 
Fri, 08/13/2021 - 18:28
Finding Their Own Path Forward: Part 1
Eastern and Central Europe has become one of the most important regions for GIST to work in over the past decade. From our recent pre-accelerator training program, GIST Innovates Ukraine, our stellar Belarusian alumni's recent Series A funding, to our many Innovation Hubs throughout the region, we have been inspired by the incredible vision and ambition present in the young innovators in this space. Read on to find out why much of the future will be born in this exciting region.
Mon, 07/26/2021 - 15:25
Growing the Future Part 2: Global Challenges, Regional Opportunities
There are numerous, cascading challenges that are affecting agriculture globally, with unique manifestations at the local and regional level. We can summarize these challenges succinctly as one, interrelated “triple challenge”-feeding a growing population, providing a livelihood for farmers, and protecting the environment –which must be tackled together if we are to make sustainable progress on any of them.
Tue, 07/20/2021 - 20:25
Growing the Future Part 1: The Increasing Role of AgTech Today
Part 1: The Increasing Role of AgTech Today
Tue, 07/13/2021 - 18:45
Bhutan: A Country That Will Change the World
Why did GIST choose to bring its teams of experts, instructors, and mentors to Bhutan? What is it about this secluded Asian nation that makes it a perfect fit for GIST’s mission to empower science and technology innovators and strengthen emerging economies? The answers might surprise you; there is much, much more to this small mountain kingdom than meets the eye.
Tue, 07/06/2021 - 17:57
GIST Insights: Advancing AgTech
The impact of agriculture on our society cannot be overstated. Agriculture transformed us from nomads to farmers, allowed for the building of cities and nations, as well as new achievements in art, writing, and math. Despite this, AgTech can be seen as a less glamorous and sometimes overlooked field for innovative entrepreneurs.
Fri, 06/25/2021 - 19:16
The Cleantech Revolution is Here
Cleantech innovation has emerged as the hottest space to be in for entrepreneurs wanting to make a positive impact with their commercial venture. Entrepreneurs in the cleantech sector are providing creative solutions not just to everyday issues but also to the larger issue of directly addressing the threat of the climate crisis. As the world collectively grapples with the threat of the climate crisis, this focus allows innovators to have significant contributions to local, regional, and global issues.

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