Technology Development

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.

The…

Princeton's world-class microscopes are making a giant impact in the realm of the minuscule
Feb. 1, 2024
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Written by Liz Fuller-Wright, Office of Communications

Princeton scientists are peering into the smallest corners of matter using an exceptional collection of sophisticated microscopes — some so big they fill a room. These remarkable instruments have established the University as a world leader in microscopy and led to countless discoveries.

A way to stop cancer cells from metastasizing…

Princeton celebrates innovations that can benefit society at annual event
Oct. 17, 2023
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Written by Alaina O'Regan, Office of the Dean for Research

Princeton University opened its doors last week to the broader entrepreneurial community to engage with faculty members and their teams whose research provides solutions in technology, energy and the environment, health and more at the annual Celebrate Princeton Innovation event.

This year at the October 12 reception, Princeton's…

Award for Distinguished Innovation goes to Peter Jaffé and Shan Huang for bacteria that break down persistent environmental contaminants
Oct. 12, 2023
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Written by Alaina O'Regan, Office of the Dean for Research

In recognition of the importance to society of innovative research and scholarship, the 2023 Dean for Research Award for Distinguished Innovation will be awarded to Peter Jaffé, William L. Knapp Professor of Civil Engineering and professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Shan Huang, professional specialist in civil and environmental engineering, for the development of bacterial approaches to eliminating harmful contaminants that are persistent in the environment.

Princeton’s technology accelerator fund celebrates 10 years of fueling innovations
Jan. 19, 2023
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Written by Alaina O'Regan, Office of the Dean for Research

The Intellectual Property (IP) Accelerator Fund supports researchers who want to conduct extra studies to demonstrate that the discovery can meet a societal need. 

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…