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NYC Media Lab's corporate innovation and entrepreneurship portfolio points to the latest thinking in emerging technology innovation. Browse our recent work in rapid prototyping, executive education, and venture creation to consider program and technology areas of interest to you.


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Apply to participate in NYC Media Lab's prototyping and entrepreneurship programs to work with leading media, technology, retail and advertising companies on cutting-edge research. Our programs will help you meet the executives and investors who will accelerate your ideas.

For Faculty & Students


Exclusive to corporate members, NYC Media Lab’s prototyping program connects companies to the cutting-edge research taking place across the City’s universities. NYC Media Lab helps its corporate members identify exploratory questions and experimental goals, and brokers connections to the talented engineers, designers, data scientists, entrepreneurs, and creative technologists across campuses to structure custom projects. These projects take the form of applied R&D and rapid prototyping challenges, fellowships, hackathons, and more.

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research areas

Data Science: AI, machine learning, natural language processing, computer vision, voice, data visualization

Future Interfaces & Spatial Computing: VR, AR, volumetric and motion capture, brain computer interfaces, IoT, wearables

Enabling Technologies: 5G infrastructure, wireless, electrical engineering


Recent Projects

Project Archive: view nyc media lab’s annual reports

Executive education & working groups

NYC Media Lab hosts seminars and professional development sessions for executives that focus on emerging technology and corporate innovation trends. These programs range from roundtable discussions on a specific topic to panels, keynotes, and design thinking workshops for corporate teams. NYC Media Lab’s executive education programs are attended by senior leaders in engineering, data science, product, marketing and more.


Machines + Media Working Group

Advances in AI, machine learning, voice, computer vision, and other technologies are among the most compelling developments for media companies, offering possibilities for the creation, production, distribution and monetization of content and experiences. NYC Media Lab's flagship Machines + Media Working Group convenes data-driven executives for discussion and collaboration. These sessions are invitation only; contact us to express your interest in joining.


RECENT Executive Education SESSIONS

Combine Venture Platform

NYC Media Lab’s venture platform, The Combine, helps companies gain access to new ventures, events, and feedback sessions. Leveraging our network of innovators, The Combine offers intrapreneurship programs for companies that are looking towards fresh startup concepts to discover new value propositions and customer segments with emerging technology.



The Combine university accelerator program matches faculty and students working on new technologies emerging from universities with a lean process to advance customer discovery and business model generation. Dozens of startup teams have emerged from the program, with several still active and gaining market traction. Select alumni teams from The Combine are listed below.

Open Calls for Faculty & Students

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