Funding and Recognitions

Princeton offers funding opportunities for innovative research projects that have the potential to benefit society. The University also offers awards to recognize the role of innovation in broadening the impact of research and scholarship. 

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Craig B. Arnold
Vice Dean for Innovation

As vice dean for innovation, Craig B. Arnold leads the Princeton Innovation initiative and oversees the University’s efforts to grow Princeton’s culture of innovation across disciplines. The role aims to strengthen the University’s capacity to engage with entrepreneurs, alumni, industry, technology investors and other potential partners.

Princeton Innovation Partners

Meet the offices at Princeton that offer funding and recognition.

Office of the Dean for Research

Find out how the Office of the Dean for Research supports Princeton's world-class research and innovation through external and internal resources.

Office of Technology Licensing

Explore ways to connect investors and entrepreneurs with Princeton's cutting-edge technologies and researchers.

Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations

Build collaborations between Princeton faculty and industry to support strategic, catalytic and capacity-building programs and research and advance innovation.

Princeton Entrepreneurship Council

Discover ways to engage with and strengthen Princeton’s entrepreneurial ecosystem through educational programming, mentoring and funding.

Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education

Explore the education, mentoring and resources available to grow innovation through classes, programs and experiences.


Empower your graduate student experience through the development of skills in innovation and entrepreneurship.