Innovation Funding

New projects bring together artists with scientists and/or engineers
June 17, 2024

The Collaborations between Artists and Scientists or Engineers fund encourages collaborations between faculty and scholars in the arts and those in the natural sciences or engineering to promote synergistic innovations, allowing experts in seemingly unrelated fields to expand their collective knowledge in ways that benefit both disciplines.

New research projects and collaborations selected for funding from the Office of the Dean for Research
June 17, 2024
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Written by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

New faculty-led projects in areas ranging from the arts and humanities to energy and the environment have been selected to receive funding from the Office of the Dean for Research. The funds enable exploration of daring ideas and promising collaborations in ways that expand knowledge, impact society, and benefit the planet.

Princeton IP Accelerator funding awarded to support seven promising new technologies
March 28, 2024
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Written by Alaina O'Regan, Office of the Dean for Research ; Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

A sensor that detects planet-warming gasses, software to enhance the reliability of artificial intelligence, and a method to improve the nutrition and production of worldwide agriculture are among seven innovations awarded funding this year to help bring these technologies to the world.

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Schmidt funding awarded to investigations into life’s electrical landscape, miniaturized sensors and gene editing
May 5, 2023
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Written by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

Three projects with the potential to open new avenues in science and engineering have been selected for funding through Princeton’s Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.

Transformative equipment fund awards more than $5M in new research capabilities
Jan. 24, 2023
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Written by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

Six new grants to enable Princeton researchers to acquire state-of-the-art equipment or replace aging scientific instruments have been awarded through the Provost and Dean for Research Transformative Equipment Initiative.

New projects funded by the Dean for Research Innovation Funds in 2022
Sept. 30, 2022

Several new projects have been selected to receive the 2022 Dean for Research Innovation Funds, which spur explorations of bold new ideas and collaborations.

Quantum science, particle physics and nanoscale motors awarded support from Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Tech Fund
May 11, 2021
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Written by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

New quantum materials that promise to propel the communications of the future, an AI-driven search to uncover the fundamental laws of physics, and a project to build biomolecular motors have been selected for funding through the Eric and Wendy Schmidt…

Three innovative projects selected to receive funding from the Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund
May 11, 2020
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Written by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

Three research endeavors aimed at fundamental challenges in health, information technology and water conservation have been selected for funding through the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.

The funding will support…

Princeton accelerates innovation through funding of six technologies with potential for societal impact
Feb. 17, 2020
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Written by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

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.

Schmidt fund awarded to two transformative bioengineering projects
June 10, 2019
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Written by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

Two research initiatives that aspire to engineer new biomaterials for unmet medical and research needs have been awarded funding through the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.

The awards will go to cross-disciplinary…