Test Bed TV features profiles of students, staff and faculty and staff who are utilizing the MIT Campus as a Test bed for innovation. Learn about important work and big ideas from those who are on the front line lines of campus-based inquiry.
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The Lab-o-rama is a unique poster jam event designed to showcase and share the stories of research using the MIT Campus as a Test Bed. The events featured the work of diverse research teams including operational, academic and external partners and include live demonstrations, models, simulations and other hands-on activities.
Learn more about the phenomena of lablet-ing; a term for short-term experiments, pilots and micro-research projects that utilize the MIT campus as a test bed.
Lablet-ing represents an important opportunity to explore innovation strategies within the context of real-world environments, to construct new knowledge and to test scalability strategies.
Urban Living Lab Learning is a place-based research platform that utilizes the college campus as a test-bed for innovation and the co-production of knowledge. The living lab concept may be thought of as a variant of the experiential learning model that involves concrete experience followed by observation, reflection and the formation of new concepts and testing in new situations.