Dean for Research Funding

Call for COVID-19 Research Proposals

Faculty members are invited to apply for Princeton University funding to support research projects that consider biomedical, health-related and fundamental science related to the COVID pandemic, as well as those that impact corresponding policy, social, and economic topics. Visit the COVID-19 information for researchers page to learn more.

Internal Funding Opportunities

The Office of the Dean for Research provides funding to support the University’s thriving research community in ways that complement and supplement traditional funding sources.

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Dean for Research Innovation Funds

A series of competitive innovation funds that encourage bold new ideas involving the use of the campus as a lab, research in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities, collaboration between artists and scientists or engineers, and new partnerships with industry.

Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund

Used to support the invention or implementation of entirely new technologies that will have a major impact on a field of research or to acquire a piece of equipment or an enabling technology that will change the direction of research in a field.

Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund

Awards funding to Princeton investigators with the goal of fostering and advancing the development of promising technologies from University labs into the global marketplace, for utilization in the public interest.