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  • Tech pioneers to headline Engage 2021 conference on innovation and entrepreneurship

    Tuesday, Nov 23, 2021
    by Molly Sharlach

    Engage 2021, Princeton’s second annual innovation and entrepreneurship conference, will be held online Dec. 1 and 2. The conference, which is free and open to everyone, offers opportunities to learn about, and catalyze, the transformation of discoveries into innovations that benefit society — from biomedicine and clean energy to wireless, cryptocurrency and quantum computing.

  • Researchers encouraged to login to Research Funding Gateway – free mug!

    Wednesday, Sep 8, 2021
    by CEFR Staff

    Princeton researchers are highly encouraged to use and to login at the Research Funding Gateway, hosted by the Office of the Dean for Research and curated by the Office of Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations. The Gateway is a portal site containing timely funding opportunities from internal Princeton sources, corporations, foundations, nonprofit organizations, and highlighted federal calls. It is best viewed using the Chrome or Firefox browsers.

  • Princeton Innovation Fund supports two new environmental research collaborations with industry

    Monday, Jul 26, 2021
    by Jonathan Garaffa, adapted from original story by Catherine Zandonella

    Nine exploratory research projects have been selected to receive support from the Dean for Research Innovation Fund, including two environmental research projects that establish new collaborations with industry partners. These research projects are in the early stages of investigation — a time when research funding can be difficult to secure. The collaborations receiving funding are a wastewater treatment project led by Peter Jaffé in partnership with The Chemours Company, and an energy conservation project led by Minjie Chen in partnership with EnaChip Inc.

  • Princeton Announces Engage 2020, New Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference

    Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020

    The mission of Princeton University will be brought to life in a new way through Engage 2020, the inaugural innovation and entrepreneurship conference scheduled for November 4-6, 2020. Presented by the Princeton innovation and entrepreneurship team and its campus partners, Engage 2020 will offer more than 50 live, online sessions of relevance to academia, business and industry, Princeton alumni, entrepreneurs, investors, foundations and the intellectually curious.

  • Juneteenth — A Day of Reflection

    Thursday, Jun 18, 2020
    by The Office of Communications

    Provost Deborah Prentice writes to Princeton employees about Juneteenth — a day of reflection.

  • Graduate School reimagines professional development for students

    Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019
    by Denise Valenti and Liz Fuller-Wright, Office of Communications

    This summer, the Graduate School embarked on a strategic planning process involving meetings with students and various University stakeholders to assess current professional development programs and resources across campus and to glean ideas that will make professional development an integral part of every graduate student’s experience at Princeton.

  • New Jersey universities to explore research collaborations and funding to make cities “smarter”

    Friday, Jul 26, 2019
    The corporate engagement offices of Princeton University; Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; New Jersey Institute of Technology; and Stevens Institute of Technology are leading the formation of a working group to explore federal and industry funding for “smart cities” research in New Jersey. Higher education institutions throughout the state will be eligible and invited to participate.
  • In Helsinki, Princeton and NJ universities tout building NJ Innovation Ecosystem

    Monday, Jun 24, 2019

    Princeton University’s Director of Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations Coleen Burrus recently participated in a panel about the New Jersey Innovation Ecosystem at a conference in Helsinki, Finland. Burrus appeared with representatives from Rutgers University; Rowan University; the New Jersey Technology Council; and BioNJ.

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