Dec 2, 2021, 2:30 pm5:45 pm


Event Description

Part 1 of 3 - Dean for Research Pablo Debenedetti, Provost Deborah Prentice, and Vice Dean for Innovation Rodney Priestley lead the opening remarks for keynote speaker Ed Felten. Anne-Marie Maman, executive director of the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council, announces the winner of the Tiger Entrepreneur Award.

Other CPI parts:
Part 2 of 3 - Explore the Life Sciences Track with Joshua Rabinowitz, Daniel Cohen, Mohamed Abou Donia, Andrew Leifer, Sam Wang, and Henk-Jan Boele.
Part 3 of 3 - Explore the Tech Track with Bruce Koel, Fatima Ebrahimi, Andrew Houck, Ruby Lee, Adam Finkelstein, and Jiaqi Su. 

The annual Celebrate Princeton Innovation showcase features short talks about research discoveries that have the potential to improve life, benefit the planet, and grow the economy. In this session, Princeton researchers discussed how they are making a difference through their discoveries and entrepreneurial spirit. The event was organized by Princeton’s Office of Technology Licensing and supported by the intellectual property law firm of Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP. See a full schedule with speakers, presentation topics and timestamps below.


This session was part of Engage 2021, Princeton University's 2nd annual innovation and entrepreneurship conference. The conference was live streamed December 1-2, 2021. Engage brings together researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, industry, government and stakeholders from throughout the innovation ecosystem to catalyze the transformation of research into innovations that impact the world. Engage 2021 was hosted by Princeton Innovation and organized by the Office of Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations


Princeton Innovation is the University’s campus-wide initiative to extend the benefits of Princeton discoveries into the world to create solutions for humanity. Princeton Innovation emerges from the University’s commitment to service, research and education.


Session Date and Time: Thursday, December 2, 2021, 2:30 PM-5:45 PM ET



(Starts at 00:00) Welcome and Keynote Opening remarks: Pablo G. Debenedetti, Dean for Research · Deborah Prentice, University Provost · Rodney Priestley, Vice Dean for Innovation


(12:00) Keynote: Edward Felten, co-founder and CEO, Offchain Labs; Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs, Emeritus (introduced and moderated by Tony Williams, Office of Technology Licensing)


(32:55) Entrepreneurship Award: Anne-Marie Maman, Executive Director, Princeton Entrepreneurship Council


Celebrate Princeton Innovation 2021 was organized by the Office of Technology Licensing.