REDX labs are mentored directly by Ramesh Raskar, Associate Professor at the MIT Media Lab. REDX labs provide innovation space and funding to support innovators.
The REDX philosophy has influenced various initiatives across the world, including:
MIT Emerging Worlds SIG (special interest group) at the MIT Media Lab. This innovation platform is organized around solving major challenges, empowering citizens, and impacting billions of people with new methods and devices, using the most modern technology. mitemergingworlds.com
REDX Mumbai at the Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool) in Mumbai is developing novel, affordable health technology solutions for huge social impact. The innovations can scale quickly and easily, and are applicable to other resource-constrained areas. The REDX Mumbai lab was established in May 2015.
LVP MITra, in Hyderabad, India is enabling affordable vision for all. The LVP-MITra innovation lab is hosted at the L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI). Medical professionals from major health centers including LVPEI and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston provide mentorship and guidance. The focus is on building and deploying the next generation of screening, diagnostic and therapeutic tools to enable all to see.
DISQ, in Nashik, India is empowering smart citizens. The DISQ Center (Digital Impact Square), a TCS Foundation (Tata Consultancy Services) initiative, opened in March 2016, with a focus on digital solutions to address pressing challenges in education and skills, financial and personal security, housing and transportation, food and agriculture, energy, water and environment, health and hygiene, citizen empowerment and transparency.
Kumbhathon, in Nashik, India. In 2015 the first solutions were successfully launched at the Kumbh Mela festival when 30 million visitors came to the city of Nashik. It was the safest major festival in India on record..