Technology Development

From lab to everyday life: Princeton accelerator fund supports promising innovations
March 5, 2021
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Written by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

Seven technologies that address some of society’s biggest challenges — from foolproof antibiotics to low-cost water purification — will receive support for research and development through Princeton’s Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund

Agreement with National Renewable Energy Laboratory formalizes research exchanges for clean energy development
Dec. 1, 2020
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Written by Molly Seltzer, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Princeton University has signed a master agreement with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, based in Golden, Colorado, allowing the easy exchange of researchers and students to accelerate the development of clean energy technologies. The U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory,…

Princeton University endorses guidelines aimed at rapid transfer of COVID-19 solutions to public
April 16, 2020
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Written by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research
Princeton this week endorsed new guidelines aimed at accelerating the transition of the University's COVID-19 discoveries into solutions to protect health care workers and prevent, diagnose, treat and contain the pandemic.
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.

Princeton’s annual technology celebration spotlights innovation and societal impact
Nov. 25, 2019
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Written by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

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…

'Where opportunity meets innovation': Princeton University’s 14th annual Innovation Forum
March 1, 2019
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Written 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.

Taking the stage at Maeder Hall after a…

Princeton IP accelerator funding awarded to seven promising technologies
Feb. 6, 2019
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Written by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

Seven innovations with the potential to benefit society and spur the economy have been awarded funding to bridge the gap between laboratory research and the development needed to move promising ideas into the global marketplace.

Princeton's Intellectual…

Celebrating innovation: Event honors faculty inventions and entrepreneurial spirit
Nov. 12, 2018
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Written by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

Technologies and discoveries with the potential to make a difference in everyday lives lined the tables and booths at Princeton University's 10th annual Celebrate Princeton Innovation reception. Over 300 guests attended the event Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Frick Chemistry Laboratory.

Among…

'Focused Research Teams' take on emerging opportunities in biotechnology and robotics
Oct. 22, 2018
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Written by Steven Schultz, Office of Engineering Communications

In an initiative to boost collaborations on subjects too new to fit into existing departments and centers, the School of Engineering and Applied Science has created a program to fund small, cross-disciplinary groups of researchers called Focused Research Teams.

The school has named…

Sophomore Fotopoulos on co-founding a startup at Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs
Oct. 11, 2018
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Written by Wright Seneres, Princeton Entrepreneurship Council

Niko Fotopoulos, a Princeton sophomore, is a co-founder of Blackwell, a medical technology startup. The Blackwell team spent this past summer at Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs, the first undergraduate team to do so.  

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