Our Mission

Our Mission

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Encourage, facilitate and promote innovation, entrepreneurship, and partnerships that will enhance the quality and impact of research and teaching at Princeton University 

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Enhance and support humanity through a well integrated and nurtured innovation ecosystem that serves to improve the quality of life for all


Our Core Values



Innovation at Princeton is encouraged, facilitated and nurtured in a manner that bridges and builds on the strengths of all in the innovation ecosystem.


We have unwavering commitment to our community of researchers and entrepreneurs to build a culture that supports innovation.


Innovation is a societal process which is enhanced by participation of all society. We are committed to diversity as an integral part of innovation.



The only thing that remains constant is that everything changes. We will measure progress and impact of our programs and evolve accordingly.


Our mission requires us to be bold in thought and in action for Princeton Innovation to realize its potential to have a global impact.


We will  engage the external community. We will be open to change. We will be open to innovation.


Our Priorities

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Enable faculty and researchers to translate their work into commercial or non-profit ventures by providing training and support

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Expand external partnerships by making the University more welcoming and inviting

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Build a culture supportive of innovation and entrepreneurship amongst our community 

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Promote awareness and success of the University’s innovation and entrepreneurship activities and signal to partners our openness via greater communication