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

    Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020
    by Amelia Herb, Office of Engineering Communications

    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 collaborations have the potential to improve the effectiveness of medications for the treatment of diseases, ranging from cancer to diabetes.  

  • Princeton students Marquardt and Shah win Slavin Fellowships for work in entrepreneurship

    Friday, Aug 9, 2019
    by Wright Señeres, Princeton Entrepreneurship Council

    As another sign that entrepreneurship is booming at Princeton University, the Slavin Family Foundation awarded undergraduates Matthew Marquardt, a chemistry major in the Class of 2021, and Rohan Shah, a molecular biology major in the Class of 2020, with Slavin Fellowships for their work in entrepreneurship on campus and beyond. They are among 26 global recipients of the Slavin Fellowships. 

  • Entrepreneurship Club students help transfer Princeton biotech research to business ventures

    Friday, Aug 9, 2019
    by Wright Señeres, Princeton Entrepreneurship Council

    In front of a collection of industry representatives, Princeton faculty, staff and fellow students in early June, a new sub-team of the Princeton Entrepreneurship Club named Alimtas BioVentures capped a year of unprecedented entrepreneurial work at the University. Alimtas, a self-managed team of Princeton undergrads, formed a multidisciplinary team to perform due diligence and develop a fundraising pitch deck for a technology developed by Princeton faculty.

  • Ramaswami, researcher of urban sustainability, appointed inaugural director of Chadha Center for Global India

    Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019

    Anu Ramaswami, an interdisciplinary environmental engineer who is recognized as a pioneer and leader on the topic of sustainable urban systems, has been named professor of India studies, civil and environmental engineering, and the Princeton Environmental Institute, and the inaugural director of the M.S. Chadha Center for Global India. She will assume her new duties at Princeton on Aug. 1.

    By Pooja Makhijani, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies

  • Princeton and Cisco Co-Host Bootcamp for Coding

    Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016
    During Fall Break week 2015, Princeton University hosted a computer programming "bootcamp" to promote shared learning between academia and industry in a growing area of software development.
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