Impact Investing and its Implications for Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Healthcare:

A Conversation with the New Translational Research Director of the MIT Tata Center


Dr. Jason Prapas, Translational Research Director, MIT Tata Center

4 – 5 PM, November 14, 2017, MIT 2-105

Join us as we welcome Dr. Jason Prapas, the newly appointed Translational Research Director for the MIT Tata Center for Technology and Design. In this role, he leads the Center’s efforts to shape and position promising projects for large-scale deployment and social impact in developing countries. Previously, Dr. Prapas was the CTO and co-founder of Factor(E) Ventures, a technology-focused impact investing firm with offices in the US, India, and East Africa. He has extensive experience in energy R&D and serves on the boards of several organizations including Village Industrial Power, Sistema Biobolsa, and DEMAND, ASME’s Global Development Review.