The Innovation Forum brings together teams of faculty members, postdocs and graduate students to pitch ideas for commercializing early-stage research to a panel of judges.
The Lean Launchpad, a system for starting successful businesses, is driving faculty and student ventures and will be the basis of the Keller Center's upcoming eLab summer accelerator program.
If business, particularly a startup business, is all about making connections, then the Keller Center's eLab Demo Day was a perfect example of business in action.
The Keller Center opened its eLab on June 13, a new venture to foster entrepreneurship by providing opportunities for students and recent graduates to spend a summer transforming their ideas into operating businesses.
A sumptuous, stately tour of Princeton's Engineering neighborhood, narrated by Dean H. Vincent Poor and filmed by Michael E. Wood '08. This video was commissioned in honor of the Engineering Quadrangle’s 50th anniversary in 2012 and shows the expansion and breadth of Engineering at Princeton as well as its seamless integration within one of the world’s finest liberal arts institutions.
Seeking to provide "tinkerers" with freedom to explore hunches and passions, businesswoman and philanthropist Lynn Shostack has given $10 million to permanently endow the Project X innovation fund in Princeton University's School of Engineering and Applied Science.
The 6th Annual Innovation Forum awarded $40,000 to help tech innovations get closer to the marketplace.
Aaron Patzer, founder of Mint.com, talks about how he developed a simple idea into a cutting-edge business that was acquired for $170 million by Intuit, Inc.
Entrepreneurial Princeton features the legendary Ed Zschau as well as innovative Princeton undergraduates and graduates. It also highlights the importance of Princeton's visiting professorship in entrepreneurship.
Catherine Toppin is an associate in the intellectual property group of Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP in Boston, Massachusetts. Her practice focuses primarily on patent prosecution, enforcement and counseling in the electrical and mechanical arts. She also serves on the firm’s Boston Diversity Committee as well as the Women's Business Collaborative.
Eli Harari is the founder and CEO of SanDisk, a global leader in flash memory, the computer storage technology that is fundamental to a wide range of consumer electronics, from digital cameras to mobile phones. Harari earned his doctorate in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton in 1973.
A Pakistani garbage dump seems like an unlikely place to find a solution to extreme poverty. But then again, the group of students from Princeton and Rutgers universities who plan to convert garbage into hope is an unlikely team.
The School of Engineering and Applied Science has named its visiting professorship in entrepreneurship in honor of former dean James Wei on the occasion of Wei's retirement. Established in 2007, the professorship will now be known as the James Wei Visiting Professorship in Entrepreneurship.
The Keller Center's fifth annual Innovation Forum showcased Princeton research that has the potential to spawn new businesses - from improved drug development to more powerful computer chips. Top entries received $40,000 in awards.