Technology Development

  • PPPL designated historic mechanical engineering site

    Monday, Oct 8, 2018
    by John Greenwald, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

    The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) on Oct. 5 presented the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) with an engraved plaque designating the laboratory an ASME historic mechanical engineering landmark for its achievements in the quest to develop magnetically controlled fusion energy.

  • 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.

  • Princeton's IP Accelerator Fund supports six innovations with potential for societal impact

    Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018
    by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

    Six research-stage technologies with promise to benefit society as future products or services have been selected to receive funding through Princeton University's Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund. The selected technologies range from ones aimed at treating human disease to ones that improve our access to information, cool buildings using less energy, and improve the safety and efficiency of transportation systems.

  • Five projects win funding aimed at sparking innovation

    Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015
    Five inventions with the potential for societal benefit and commercial applications have been awarded support through Princeton's Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund, which aims to help promising technologies bridge the gap between the laboratory and the marketplace.
  • Princeton's IP Accelerator Fund awarded to four promising technologies

    Friday, Jan 17, 2014
    Princeton University's Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund, which supports discoveries that have significant potential for further development into products or services, has been awarded to four technologies: enhanced cybersecurity, non-scarring tattoo removal, 3-D photography and a laser-scanning device.
  • Princeton's IP Accelerator Fund supports new technologies

    Thursday, Jan 26, 2017
    by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

    Six new technologies — from a method that enhances X-ray images to a strategy that eliminates cybersecurity threats — will receive University funding aimed at helping to transform promising discoveries from the laboratories at Princeton into widely available products and services for the benefit of society. 

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