Invention & Entrepreneurship
There are a variety of resources at the University for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in invention and entrepreneurship.
The Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education maintains a list of entrepreneurship resources, including information about courses, events and competitions, for students from all disciplines. The Keller Center's eLab is a place for student to develop and launch startups. There are also several organizations that promote student entrepreneurship, including the Entrepreneurship Club and the Princeton Entrepreneurship Network.
Additionally, the Pace Center for Civic Engagement offers a seminar for students interested in social entrepreneurship -- the creation of new organizations or the reorientation of existing ones to address public problems.
The Office of Technology Licensing, which promotes technology transfer through the patenting and licensing of discoveries made in Princeton laboratories, is a resource for the entire Princeton University community. Students with questions pertaining to intellectual property and related policies are invited to contact OTL for information and guidance.