Journal Club of the Week: how an idea is generated and transformed into a product with reference to research from MIT

The topic for today journal club was" how an idea is generated and transformed into a product with reference to research from MIT. The speaker for this important topic was Dr. Abbas Jafari. He introduced the participants to the history of MIT http://web.mit.edu/ and provided informations about the reasons of MIT world leading role in science. He also refered to the strong liasion between academia and industries observed in MIT. He emphasized on the importance of investment in converting an idea to a product and creating a strong link between academia and industries in developing countries.