We engage with industry via start-up companies and long-term partnerships with external collaborators to help develop centers of excellence, jointly develop open source, and via corporate memberships.

Startup Companies

Navia Systems / Prior Knowledge (founded in 2008; acquired by Salesforce in 2012)

Empirical Systems (founded in 2015; acquired by Tableau in 2018)

Common Sense Machines (founded in 2020)

Centers of Excellence

Intel Center for Probabilistic Computing (established 2018)

Contact us if you’re interested in becoming an applications member, research partner, or engineering partner as part of our corporate membership program.

Contact us if you’d like to propose a collaborative industry/MIT applied research project, to be carried out with interested MIT students in our hands-on workshops and annual courses on probabilistic programming and artificial intelligence.