To create products and services that have real impact, for some inventions, the best path to take may be to form a startup company.
The Princeton Entrepreneurship Council supports Princeton’s entrepreneurial ecosystem of faculty, students, alumni, staff and external partners through a range of programs, skill-building workshops, networking opportunities, and collaborations.
Princeton's Office of Technology Licensing can assist inventors with all aspects of startup formation, including funding, recruitment, market discovery, IP strategy and company administration. We can also advise inventors on University policies concerning conflict of interest, equity distribution and participation in the company while on the faculty.
A variety of educational programs and networking opportunities are available throughout the Princeton ecosystem for innovators and entrepreneurs to enhance their startup projects.
Start a Company
To create products and services that have real impact, for some inventions, the best path to take may be to form a start-up company rather than pursuing a licensing strategy to an existing company.
Executives in Residence (XIRs) offer entrepreneurial expertise to faculty, students and staff who want to explore how to make their discoveries available for further development.
Develop your startup venture in the eLab Incubator or Summer Accelerator. A program of the Keller Center.
We assist inventors with all aspects of start-up formation, including funding, recruitment, market discovery, IP strategy and company administration
The Venture Capital and Startups learning cohort connects an interdisciplinary group of graduate students interested in learning about the world of VC and startups in a casual environment. A program of gradFUTURES.
Faculty members developing early-stage life science and healthcare technologies are welcome to apply for the University City Science Center QED Accelerator program.
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We can help you find the resources you need to help you in your startup or entrepreneurial project, no matter where in the process you find yourself.
We assist inventors with all aspects of start-up formation, including funding, recruitment, market discovery, IP strategy and company administration.
We offer lab and office space for companies formed by Princeton’s faculty, students and alumni, as well as to companies from the greater region.
Princeton Innovation Partners
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