In September 2017, Tufts University entered into a partnership with Greentown Labs, the largest clean technology incubator in the U.S. Based in Somerville, Massachusetts, Greentown Labs is the largest incubator in the world for cleantech startups and provides space for the development of prototypes in areas relating to renewable power, sustainable transportation, battery storage, industrial waste recycling, and a variety of other focus areas. Through their partnership, Greentown Labs and Tufts will share their collective expertise, resources, and networks to collaborate with and support a network of local startup companies and entrepreneurs who combat environmental issues through advancement and innovation.
Benny Kim (MSIM '17) is the first Tufts-Greentown Liaison. Benny fosters the relationship between the two organizations by connecting students, faculty, researchers, entrepreneurs, and thinkers in the clean technology field. He also works to build partnerships with global leaders in cleantech and entrepreneurship, keeping with his mission of bringing together those who are working to sove the biggest energy and environmental challenges. To connect with Benny, please contact his email.