Save the Date: October 8-15, 2017

Details to Be Announced Soon

HUBweek 2016

A look back on Boston's festival for the future.

Scenes from HUBweek 2016

This year, over 130 organizations came together to explore the future through curated conversations, summits, film festivals, open studios & art tours, a massive Demo Day, and even through beer. More details to come soon on HUBweek 2017! Sign up for our email list to hear them first.





About HUBweek

This is HUBweek

HUBweek is a festival for the future that celebrates innovation at the intersections of art, science, and technology.

Founded by The Boston Globe, MIT, Harvard University, and Mass. General Hospital, HUBweek is a first-of-its-kind civic collaboration that brings together the most creative and inventive minds in making an impact in Boston and around the world. 

HUBweek News

Dushku speaks at HUBweek

Actress and self-described “badass” Eliza Dushku appeared at a HUBweek event Friday, speaking about her New England upbringing and how it prepared her for success in Hollywood and nourished her desire to empower women.

"Inclusive Innovation" the topic of Rox HUBweek panel

The Bolling Municipal Building in Dudley Square was transformed Monday evening into a marketplace for local entrepreneurs and a site for thoughtful discussions on creating an inclusive innovation ecosystem and supporting local entrepreneurs who have already taken the leap.

A few cool tech startups I came across at Boston's HUBweek

Interacting with start-ups minus the overbearing marketing hype is what really makes events like this attractive. With innovative ideas oozing from those affiliated with Harvard, MIT, Babson and other nearby schools, the enthusiasm of founders is marketing enough in my book.

MoreLess News

Buzz about HUBweek

Read what HUBweek participants are saying about their experience.

What Agora Learned at HUBweek

Agora is the official idea platform for HUBweek. See what ideas they got.

Post-millennial hackers build hospitals of the future in Minecraft

"From the long line stretching down the hall at the Kids-Only Minecraft Hackathon, a 7-year-old could be heard shouting, 'Would it be helpful if I gave access to others on my server?'”

Museum as Teaching Lab: Experiments in Inclusive Design

Cuseum helps your museum engage visitors using mobile technology. Read what they have to say about Harvard Art Museum's “Museum as Teaching Lab: Experiments in Inclusive Design.”


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  • AAUW
  • Alexandria Real Estate
  • Artists For Humanity
  • ArtWeek Boston
  • Babson College
  • Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • BioMed Realty
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • BostInno
  • Boston Beer Company
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Boston Children’s Museum
  • Boston Debate League
  • Boston Properties
  • Boston Public Schools
  • Boston Red Sox
  • Boston Society of Architects/AIA
  • Boston VR
  • Bottom Line
  • Breather
  • Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
  • C Space
  • Cambridge Innovation Center
  • Cambridge Redevelopment Authority
  • Cape Ann Brewing Company
  • Castle Island Brewing Co.
  • Catalyst Conversations
  • CBT Architects
  • Charles River Canoe & Kayak
  • Charles River Conservancy
  • Chris Williams Sculpture
  • Circle
  • City Awake
  • City of Boston
  • City of Boston Poet Laureate Program
  • City of Boston, Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture
  • City of Boston, Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement
  • Codeship
  • Cradles to Crayons
  • Date My Wardrobe
  • Design Museum Boston
  • Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital
  • Epicenter Community
  • EVOO Restaurant
  • Fab Lab Hub
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
  • Firebrand Saints
  • Fooda
  • Fresh Truck
  • Friends of Fort Point Channel
  • Friends of the Armenian Heritage Park
  • General Assembly
  • Generation Citizen
  • Ginkgo BioWorks
  • Golden Seeds
  • Google
  • Greater Boston Food Bank
  • Greentown Labs
  • Hacking Arts
  • Hacking Pediatrics
  • Harpoon Brewery
  • Hatch Fenway
  • Hollister Staffing
  • Ideas in Action
  • Idle Hands Craft Ales
  • Innovation Women
  • Ipswich Ale Brewery
  • John Hancock
  • K2 Cafe
  • Kendall Square Association
  • LaunchSquad
  • LearnLux
  • Let’s Talk About Food
  • LogMeIn
  • Lyft
  • Mass Innovation Nights
  • Mass Poetry
  • Mass Tech Collaborative
  • MassBio
  • MassChallenge
  • MBTA
  • Mighty Squirrel
  • MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge
  • MITX
  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • Museum of Science
  • Neoscape
  • New England Regional Council of Carpenters
  • Non-Event
  • Northwind Strategies
  • One Brick Boston
  • Paint Nite
  • Rapid7
  • Resilient Coders
  • Row34
  • Roxbury Innovation Center
  • Smarter in the City
  • Society of Grownups
  • Soofa
  • Sosolimited
  • StartHub
  • Startup Institute
  • swissnex Boston
  • Tablelist
  • Tech Gen
  • The Best Bees Company
  • The Boston Public Market
  • The Celebrate Boston Committee
  • The Danger Booth
  • The Girl Hackathon
  • The Improper Bostonian
  • The Massachusetts Historical Society
  • The Possible Project
  • The Ragon Institute of MIT, MGH and Harvard
  • The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
  • The Tech Connection
  • The Trustees
  • The Urban Beekeeping Laboratory and Bee Sanctuary, Inc.
  • Timothy Smith Network
  • TripAdvisor
  • TUGG
  • Uber Technologies
  • University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Venture Café Foundation
  • Vice Cream
  • Wayfair
  • WeWork
  • WGBH
  • Wine Riot
  • Workbar
  • YEC
  • Zerto
  • Zintaglio Arts LLC

…And many more to come!