Industry Collaborations

  • A Princeton-Microsoft project is tracing the digital fingerprints of disinformation

    Friday, Apr 1, 2022
    by Daniel Day for Princeton Research/CEFR

    As the 2018 U.S. mid-term elections approached, a group of Princeton alumni military veterans pitched an idea to the School of Public and International Affairs to host a conference on national security.

    With reports of foreign interference during the 2016 presidential election campaign still circulating in the media and in political and academic circles, Princeton professor of politics and international affairs Jacob Shapiro recommended a conference focusing on Russian disinformation campaigns.

  • Energy leaders are convening at the White House for a summit on the commercialization of clean fusion energy

    Thursday, Mar 17, 2022
    by Jeanne Jackson DeVoe, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

    Steve Cowley, director of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), is among a group of national leaders in fusion energy scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C., today for a White House summit hosted by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

  • Hultmark team honored at 42nd Annual Edison Patent Awards

    Thursday, Mar 10, 2022
    by Jonathan Garaffa

    Marcus Hultmark, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, and his colleagues Clayton Byers, Yuyang Fan and Matthew Fu, received a 2021 Edison Patent Award from the Research and Development Council of New Jersey (RDNJ). The Council presented thirteen awards to New Jersey inventors and companies to honor the year’s best patented innovations.

  • Spinout from Zemer Gitai lab announces seed funding and hiring of CEO

    Thursday, Mar 3, 2022
    by Wright Señeres, Princeton Entrepreneurship Council

    ArrePath, a drug discovery spinout founded by Zemer Gitai, the Edwin Grant Conklin Professor of Biology and professor of molecular biology, has announced a seed round of $20 million to advance its proprietary, machine learning-based platform for discovering new classes of anti-infectives. The startup is addressing the global need for new antibiotics that more effectively treat drug-resistant infections and overcome antimicrobial resistance. 

  • Princeton joins new Air Force regional research hub

    Monday, Feb 28, 2022
    by Cornell University

    Princeton is a founding member of a newly announced three-year, $8.9 million cooperative agreement from the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) led by Cornell University to launch a regional research hub that will spark collaborations between partners in academia, government and industry from across the Middle Atlantic region.

    The hub’s goal is to accelerate the translation of ideas into economic impact and jobs by leveraging intellectual property and new business opportunities that benefit both commercial and defense markets.

  • Princeton startup aims to fast-track lithium battery recycling

    Thursday, Feb 10, 2022
    by Molly A. Seltzer

    Billions of dead lithium-ion batteries, including many from electric vehicles, are accumulating because there is no cost-effective process to revive them. Now Princeton researchers have developed an inexpensive, sustainable way to make new batteries from used ones and have spun off a company to scale up the innovation.


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