CIMIT (Consortia for Improving Medicine with Innovation & Technology) is a network of world-class academic and medical institutions partnering with industry and government. It includes 13 of Boston’s strongest academic medical centers, universities and a growing network of national and international affiliates, including Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston University and Harvard Medical School among others. Its mission is to foster collaboration among clinicians, technologists and entrepreneurs to accelerate innovation and leverage discovery, development, and implementation of innovative healthcare technologies.
CIMIT has been accelerating healthcare innovation for over 15 years. It has supported the development of over 250 solutions to important unmet needs, including over 600 peer-reviewed and facilitated collaborative projects. 78 of the innovative solutions supported by CIMIT have made a "commercial exit" and reached a point that a commercial partner is advancing these solutions into use.