In 2001 the University of Oxford built a new chemistry building with help of a firm now known as IP group. In exchange for $30 million, IP Group won the right to get stakes in start-ups formed around the Chemistry Department's intellectual property.
IP group currently commercializes technology from 14 other U.K. universities in addition to Oxford, IP has stakes in 96 health care, biotech, cleantech and other tech companies which are worth over $700 million.
Princeton University’s Office of Technology Licensing is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Executives in Residence (XIRs) who are available to provide advice to faculty, students and staff who have discoveries in science and technology that could be used to create products and services to solve critical societal challenges and unmet needs.
The Princeton University Board of Trustees has approved the appointments of 17 faculty members, including two full professors, 13 assistant professors and two senior lecturers.
Princeton alumnus Barry Zhang recently received the Nicholas Marcalus Award for Sustainability. On October 13, 2015 at the MIDCED International Business Expo at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) luncheon from 12:30-2:00 PM, a broad based coalition of New Jersey business and trade organizations presented the third annual New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards.
The Awards program was created to recognize and honor the past and present contributions of immigrant business owners.
Princeton University researchers Pablo Debenedetti, the Dean for Research and Class of 1950 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science and professor of chemical and biological engineering, and Daniel Steinberg, science and engineering outreach specialist in the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials and the Princeton Center for Complex Materials, have been named 2015 Fellows of the American Physical Society.
Princeton University faculty members Zemer Gitai, professor of molecular biology, and Coleen Murphy, professor of molecular biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, are among 13 researchers nationwide to receive 2015 Pioneer Awards from the National Institutes of Health. The awards are part of the NIH Common Fund's High-Risk, High-Reward Research program, which supports investigators pursuing bold research projects.