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Developing Leaders in Innovation

We collaborate across borders and boundaries to innovate on local and global challenges.

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What is GIX?

The Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) is a new model of experiential education and practice to develop leaders in innovation. Starting with our project and team-based graduate degree programs, GIX will grow to include a broad array of innovation experiences for students, executives, and working professionals.

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What's Happening at GIX

Stay up to date on key dates and events, and read about the real-world impact of our learners.

Important Dates

  • September 1, 2018

    Applications Open

  • January 10, 2019

    Information Session at GIX for MSTI & Dual Degree

  • January 10, 2019

    Online Information Session for MSTI & Dual Degree

  • January 21, 2019

    Application Deadline

News & Events

January 15, 2019

Applicant Advice (Part 2 of 2): Test Scores,…


Many of the most frequently asked questions from GIX graduate applicants relate to the requirements for the Dual Degree and standardized test scores. In Part 2 of our Applicant Advice series, we asked our Admissions Committee to provide insights into a few of our important MSTI and Dual Degree requirements – as well as general last-minute ( … )

January 10, 2019

Applicant Advice (Part 1 of 2): Digital Portfolio…


Many of the most frequently asked questions from GIX graduate applicants relate to the digital portfolio and prerequisite coursework requirements. Since the deadline to apply to the GIX MSTI and Dual Degree Programs is January 21st (less than two weeks away!), we asked our Admissions Committee to provide key information and tips that will help ( … )

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Connected Global Ecosystem

We bring together the strengths of leading universities and cross-sector partners from around the world.

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Collaboration Across Boundaries

A New Model

Bringing together leading universities and organizations from all over the world, our interdisciplinary, project-based model teaches students how to take an innovative idea all the way from a workable prototype to a market-ready product.

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Built for Innovation

Designed specifically for the GIX program, the GIX Steve Ballmer building offers a hands-on learning environment featuring electronic prototyping labs, design studios, AR/VR technology, and more.

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Real World Challenges

GIX learners have opportunities to collaborate with leading industry and nonprofit organizations on key projects to develop high-tech solutions to local and global challenges.

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GIX is like going to a hackathon every single day – you come up with a rough idea, build a quick prototype. But because it actually isn't just one day you get to iterate on it until you're happy with it.

— Bety Mehide, GIX MSTI graduate