Innovation

  • SmartDriving Car Summit focuses on mobility for all

    Thursday, May 23, 2019
    by Steven Schultz, Office of Engineering Communications

    As autonomous vehicles approach widespread adoption, it’s critical that diverse groups collaborate on policies and other measures that ensure the technology benefits people most in need of transportation, according to participants in a conference at Princeton last week.

  • Hop to It: New look upends old concept of bacteria’s movement

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    by Scott Lyon, Office of Engineering Communications

    Bacteria get a bum rap. Long cast as deadly enemies, bacteria have emerged as allies in the fights against pollution and disease. But harnessing that potential will require a strategy to control their behavior.

  • Coping with growth: Conference presents ideas to shape future cities

    Thursday, May 9, 2019
    by John Sullivan and Amelia Herb, Office of Engineering Communications

    Any attempt to address challenges of the future, from clean energy to a sufficient food supply, must grapple with the issues raised by the planet’s rapidly growing cities, speakers said Monday during a conference at Princeton University.

  • New technology marks a key step toward shrinking a medical lab to fit on fingertip

    Monday, Apr 1, 2019
    by Bennett McIntosh for the School of Engineering and Applied Science

    Identifying a patient’s viral infection or diagnosing a blood disorder usually requires a lab and skilled technicians. But researchers at Princeton University have developed a new technology that goes a long way toward replacing the lab with a single microchip.

  • Funds spur innovation and benefit for society

    Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019
    by Molly Sharlach, Office of Engineering Communications

    Funds spur innovation and benefit for society Molly Sharlach, Office of Engineering Communications Mar 6, 2019 faculty A new method to combat antibiotic resistance; a way to use computer science to limit misinformation; and a plan to better understand the impacts of land use and climate change on flooding are among 19 projects awarded Innovation Research Grants this year through the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

     

  • 'Where opportunity meets innovation': Princeton University’s 14th annual Innovation Forum

    Friday, Mar 1, 2019
    by John Sullivan, Office of Engineering Communications

    Researchers unveiled technical advances such as a portable device that could reduce injuries, costs and pain associated with intravenous injections and a power architecture that slashes data centers’ electric bills at Princeton University’s 14th annual Innovation Forum on Wednesday, Feb. 27.

  • Celebrate Princeton Innovation highlights new technologies and startups

    Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018

    Each year, Princeton celebrates the faculty members and their teams who are making discoveries with the potential to benefit our world. Celebrate Princeton Innovation is an annual reception, website, brochure and video series where you can meet our researchers and learn more about their technologies.

  • ‘Dynamic incubator space’ for science-based innovation formally opens

    Friday, May 18, 2018
    by Liz Fuller-Wright, Office of Communications

    With a ribbon-cutting, speeches and tour of its extensive laboratory space, the formal opening of the new high-tech Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs incubator was celebrated Thursday, May 17.

    A crowd of more than 100 representatives from Princeton University, the town of Plainsboro, local industries and the center's first tenant companies attended the event at the Forrestal Center in Plainsboro.

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