SOURCE: Mass Innovation Nights

Mass Innovation Nights

April 04, 2016 15:20 ET

MITRE Hosts Mass Innovation Nights in Bedford

BEDFORD, MA--(Marketwired - Apr 4, 2016) -  Mass Innovation Nights and MITRE are partnering for the second time to produce the 85th Mass Innovation Nights event (#MIN85). The event will be held on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the MITRE offices in Bedford (202 Burlington Road, Bedford MA). Mass Innovation Nights are free monthly product showcase and networking events in the greater Boston area. To attend, please RSVP.

"Mass Innovation Nights offer a great opportunity for networking with other members of the local innovation community," said Innovation Nights founder Bobbie Carlton. "The event will connect participating startups with potential customers and partners, and raise their visibility through the power of social media."

As a not-for-profit organization that does R&D for the federal government, MITRE is hosting the event to better connect to innovative technologies that might address their government sponsors challenges as well as to showcase their own innovations.

"Innovation in the private sector has great potential to address some of our sponsor's challenges in new ways," said Peter Sherlock, MITRE senior vice president and director of Bedford Operations. "MITRE is working to be a bridge to that innovation on behalf of our sponsors, and MIN is a great way to tap into the right community in Massachusetts. We're excited to build on the success from our first Mass Innovation Night at MITRE in Bedford last year."

The products featured at the event all relate to mobile/cybersecurity and big data/cloud, significant focal points for MITRE. MITRE employees, as well as other experts in business insurance, Internet policy and security research will also be on hand to share their knowledge with attendees. The event will also feature three student-founded startups from Tufts University and Wentworth Institute of Technology.

The event is free to attend and open to the public. Guests are encouraged to RSVP prior to attending and to support local entrepreneurs by helping spread the word about the cool new products they see, either through a blog post, a Tweet, a Facebook Like, or simply by talking about it with a friend. Participating startups this month are:

  • AstraID
  • deepSQL
  • EthosWell 
  • KyrusFleet
  • nCrypted Cloud
  • PeopleHedge
  • Podium Data
  • Rulex Analytics
  • Security Innovation
  • WindTalker

Student Startup Tufts University:
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Student Startups Wentworth Institute of Technology's Accelerate:
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About MITRE
The MITRE Corporation is a not-for-profit organization that operates research and development centers sponsored by the federal government. Learn more about MITRE.

About Mass Innovation Nights
Mass Innovation Nights (MIN) offers an opportunity for people interested in innovative new products to connect live and online in the Boston community. For companies, the Innovation Nights community offers increased online and social media visibility as well as an opportunity to showcase in front of a supportive live audience. Each month, several companies bring new products to the event, and the social media community helps spread the word. The events have helped to launch more than 850 local products in the past six years. MIN uses Marketwired as our official wire service. Follow @MassInno on Twitter or visit http://mass.innovationnights.com

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