MissionD-Lab is building a global network of innovators to design and disseminate technologies that meaningfully improve the lives of people living in poverty. The program’s mission is pursued through interdisciplinary courses, technology development, and community initiatives, all of which emphasize experiential learning, real-world projects, community-led development, and scalability.
Partner TypeService Provider
Organization TypeResearch (Academic, Other)
Organizational ExpertiseAdoption / Behavior Change, Capacity Building, Climate/Environment, Gender / Womens Empowerment, Humanitarian/Emergency Response, Lab or Field Testing, Marketing, Monitoring and Evaluation, Research, Standards, Technology and Fuel R&D
Technologies and FuelsBiomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Charcoal, Crop residues
Clean Cooking ActivitiesTechnology development, market research and technical support for producers of improved cookstoves and alternative biomass fuels.
PartnershipD-Lab is involved in technology evaluation and will contribute test results for fuels and stoves. We are also performing market, user and adoption research which we are happy to contribute to Alliance resources.
Regions Operating InSub-Saharan Africa
Countries Operating InTanzania, Uganda
Address265 Massachusetts Ave.
MIT Room N51-313
Postal Code02139
Primary Point of Contact
   First NameDaniel
   Last NameSweeney
Secondary Point of Contact
   First NameNancy
   Last NameAdams