Six research discoveries with the potential to provide benefit to society have been awarded funding from the University's Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund, which aims to speed the development of innovative projects into real-world applications.
- Monday, Feb 17, 2020
- Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020
Optimeos Life Sciences, a startup founded by two Princeton University faculty members, has reached agreements with six pharmaceutical companies to develop therapeutics using a Princeton-developed drug delivery technology. The collaborations have the potential to improve the effectiveness of medications for the treatment of diseases, ranging from cancer to diabetes.
- Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020
- Friday, Dec 6, 2019
- Monday, Nov 25, 2019
Speaking at Princeton's annual technology showcase on Nov. 14, Princeton's inaugural Vice Dean for Innovation Rodney Priestley delivered Princeton's vision for engaging in entrepreneurship in ways that have societal impact.
"Princeton's informal motto is 'In the nation’s service and the service of humanity,'" said Priestley, who is also a professor of chemical and biological engineering. "Our innovation efforts are very much in support of that motto.”
- Friday, Nov 15, 2019
- Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019
Princeton University has announced the creation of the Princeton Quantum Initiative to foster research and training across the spectrum from fundamental quantum science to its application in areas such as computing, sensing and communications.
The new initiative builds on Princeton's world-renowned expertise in quantum science, the area of physics that describes behaviors at the scale of atoms and electrons. Quantum technologies have the potential to revolutionize areas ranging from secure data transmission to biomedical research, to the discovery of new materials.
- Monday, Aug 26, 2019
Lead and other toxic impurities plague water systems around the world, and in the U.S. have left some mayors clamoring for options.
A team of Princeton University undergraduates is working on a solution.
At the campus Demo Day presentation on Aug. 13, Princeton junior Dimitris Ntaras told a panel of experts that his team had produced a prototype water filter that “aggressively target[s] heavy metal contaminants,” striving “to ensure that no one has to drink from polluted water sources again.”
- Friday, Aug 9, 2019
As another sign that entrepreneurship is booming at Princeton University, the Slavin Family Foundation awarded undergraduates Matthew Marquardt, a chemistry major in the Class of 2021, and Rohan Shah, a molecular biology major in the Class of 2020, with Slavin Fellowships for their work in entrepreneurship on campus and beyond. They are among 26 global recipients of the Slavin Fellowships.
- Friday, Aug 9, 2019
In front of a collection of industry representatives, Princeton faculty, staff and fellow students in early June, a new sub-team of the Princeton Entrepreneurship Club named Alimtas BioVentures capped a year of unprecedented entrepreneurial work at the University. Alimtas, a self-managed team of Princeton undergrads, formed a multidisciplinary team to perform due diligence and develop a fundraising pitch deck for a technology developed by Princeton faculty.