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Entrepreneurship in a pandemic: eLab program shows the power of pivots

The six startups participating in this year's eLab Summer Accelerator, as well as the staff of the program itself, scrambled to remake their organizations during the pandemic. Their success suggests a new model for entrepreneurship, says one of the programs mentors.

It’s all in the delivery — nanoparticle platform could transform medical treatments

Optimeos Life Sciences, a startup founded by two Princeton University faculty members, has reached agreements with six pharmaceutical companies to develop therapeutics using a Princeton-developed drug delivery technology. The partnerships have the potential to improve the effectiveness of medications for the treatment of diseases, ranging from cancer to diabetes.  

Vice dean for innovation discusses transformation of research into solutions for society

Rodney Priestley is Princeton’s first vice dean for innovation, a newly created role within the Office of the Dean for Research to provide academic leadership for innovation and entrepreneurship activities across campus.

Naveen Verma appointed director of Keller Center

Naveen Verma, professor of electrical engineering, has been appointed director of Princeton University’s Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, a center focused on enabling students across the University to realize their aspirations for addressing societal problems. His appointment is effective Feb. 1.

Princeton computer scientist to lead NSF directorate

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected Princeton University computer scientist Martonosi to serve as head of the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering, one of seven top-level divisions within the NSF.

Demo Days showcase student entrepreneurs’ solutions to community problems

For the past eight years, the Keller Center has sponsored the program, which culminates in two days of team presentations by student entrepreneurs. This year, the Demo Days were held on Aug. 13 in the Friend Center on campus and on Aug. 14 at the Manhattan headquarters of Serendipity Labs.

Novel educational experience give students a platform for creating meaningful societal impact

Margaret Martonosi, the Hugh Trumbull Adams '35 Professor of Computer Science and director of the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education discusses innovative approaches to help both undergraduate and graduate students chart unique pathways through their time at Princeton.

'Where opportunity meets innovation': New Jersey higher education secretary caps event featuring new technologies

Researchers unveiled technical advances such as robotic injections that reduce injuries and costs and a power supply that slashes data centers’ electric bills at Princeton University’s 14th annual Innovation Forum on Wednesday, Feb. 27.

Expanding an innovation ecosystem: Princeton leads the way in 2018

The year 2018 represented a pivotal point in the development of an innovation ecosystem in the heart of New Jersey as Princeton University established significant new collaborations with pioneering members of industry — all with the aim of bolstering the resources available to researchers and scientists in their quest to make new discoveries in the service of society.

‘Startup immersion’ places students at heart of new ventures

Having a direct impact on a startup venture is one of the key ideas behind the Princeton Startup Immersion Program run by the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education.

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