Dec 1, 2021, 4:00 pm4:45 pm


Event Description

In this session moderated by Elizabeth Adams, director of the Office of Research and Project Administration, government and academic research experts Tobin Smith and Joyce Rechtschaffen provide perspectives on research and innovation opportunities emerging out of the 117th Congress. Discussion topics included an overview of federal grantmaking agencies’ priorities and funding levels; pending legislation specifically focused on American innovation and competitiveness; and other new opportunities that may result from congressional activity of potential interest to NJ researchers and entrepreneurs.


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: Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 4:00 PM-4:45 PM ET


Speakers: Elizabeth Adams - Director, Office of Research and Project Administration, Princeton University

Joyce Rechtschaffen - Director, Office of Government Affairs, Princeton University

Tobin Smith - Vice President for Science Policy and Global Affairs, Association of American Universities (AAU)

This session was organized by the Office of Research and Project Administration.