14th Annual Innovation Forum


Location: Maeder Hall, Auditorium

Speaker: Zakiya Smith Ellis, New Jersey’s Secretary of Higher Education


The 14th Annual innovation Forum will be held on Wednesday February 27, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Maeder Hall auditorium at Princeton University. 

The Keller Center and the Office of Technology Licensing are pleased to announce the 14th Annual Innovation Forum. The purpose of this signature event is to showcase Princeton research conducted by faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate students that offers the potential to be commercialized. The Innovation Forum celebrates not only the diversity of research happening in Princeton labs, but also provides an opportunity to showcase the diverse individuals who are conducting this work. Prize money totaling $30,000 will be awarded to the top three entries. 

This year's keynote address will be given by Zakiya Smith Ellis, New Jersey’s Secretary of Higher Education. Zakiya Smith Ellis is responsible for the policy development and coordination of higher education activities for the state. Dr. Ellis holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and secondary education from Vanderbilt University, a master’s degree in education policy and management from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and holds a doctorate in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania.


1:30 - 2:00  Check-In

2:00 - 4:30  Opening Remarks and

                   Forum Presentations

4:45 - 5:30  Demo Stations/Reception

5:30 - 6:00  Keynote

6:00 - Awards Ceremony


Register to attend: https://innovationforum2019.eventbrite.com