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A global initiative to advance impact from science, technology, and new ventures


  • Because global advancement cannot be achieved in a silo

  • Because universities can be complex for industries to navigate

  • Because emerging technology can be difficult to harness

For business and technical leaders:

IX Labs offer a frictionless and accessible platform a to align leading global faculty, tech ventures, and students around problems of value for industry evolution.

Featured Labs

( A core Technology Center that supports all the Labs)

Researchers, entrepreneurs, industry leaders, students, regulators - all require cross-alignment to have impact

In Collaboration with Catalyst Global Partners 

Catalyst is a collaboration space for universities and industry leaders to advance global impact from science and technology.  About Catalyst

Learn more about A Blueprint for A New Standard in Science & Technology

50+ Global Faculty

75+ Industry Fellows & Mentors

40+ Global Student Fellows

100s Global Ventures

Accelerating impact in the space between research and entrepreneurship 

Industry leaders can bring their own unique industry insight to influence global academics and leverage top global resources to apply technology for business innovation, while sharing experiences and connections with other innovative business and technical leaders.






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Results in ...

New Research Proposals

New Venture Pivots/Pitches
Corporate Transformation
New Academic Specializations


The Impact Xcelerator is at the Heart of the Sci-Tech School


Catalyst Global Faculty

Catalyst faculty from global institutions provide the expertise needed for Impact Xceleration Labs around the world:​​



  • UC Berkeley

  • Dubai Institute Of Design and Innovation | DIDI

  • University of Colorado

  • University of Illinois

  • HBKU,Qatar

  • IE University

  • Khalifa University, UAE

  • Lund University

  • NYU

  • OST, Switzerland

  • Oxford

  • Plaksha University, India

  • Prague University of Economics and Business

  • Stanford

  • Technical University of Denmark

  • TUM / UnternehmerTUM GmbH, Germany

  • UNIST, Korea

  • Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

  • University of Melbourne

  • Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)

Global Gateway Mentors and Fellows Support Impact Projects Across All Catalyst Partners

Impact Xcelerator bridges the gap between science and technology research and entrepreneurial ventures
Administratively hosted by IE School of Science and Technology


Isabel Sanchez Emmerich, Executive Director Impact Xcelerator

isabel.sanchezemmerich at

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