Innovation is a global game.

MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program (REAP) has helped over 70 regions worldwide build a common language around innovation, define strategies, and execute initiatives that contribute to their economic growth, job creation, and social progress. Bring MIT REAP to your region today, and join our influential network of governments and ecosystem leaders to achieve your goals.


MIT REAP provides regions with a clear set of metrics and evaluation methods for them to develop and measure the state of their innovation ecosystem. It also equips regions with tools and insights they need to strengthen and accelerate their innovation-drive entrepreneurial ecosystems.

High Impact

By working in multi-stakeholder regional teams, regions can focus on collective action and impact rather than the perspective of a single stakeholder. Working with MIT faculty, regions develop unique insights and plans to foster economic growth, social progress, and job creation.

Proven in 70+ regions

Since 2012, MIT REAP has engaged over 70 regions worldwide. Regional teams have released actionable strategic plans for entrepreneurial acceleration, catalyzed the development of nascent entrepreneurial ecosystems, and launched new IDE acceleration programs.

Meet our Faculty

MIT REAP faculty members are renowned innovation experts, leading economists, public policy experts, entrepreneurs, and corporate innovation advisors for companies large and small. They have worked with ambitious, visionary leaders from around the world.

Access to Global Innovation Leaders

Join MIT REAP to learn from world-renowned faculty and engage with our alumni network of 750+ innovative leaders. Upon completion of the program, you will earn a Certificate from MIT Sloan School of Management to boost your career to new heights.

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