Seminar: Analyses/Actions for Potential Commercialization of your Research


Location: 34 Chambers Street, Room 115

Speaker: Ed Zschau '61


The Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, in collaboration with the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, the Princeton Office of Technology Licensing, the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council, and the Princeton Office of Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations, is hosting a seminar for Princeton faculty members, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students about how to assess the commercial potential of your research results in a startup company and, for those promising technologies, how to shape the strategy and the structure of a new enterprise for success.

Led by Ed Zschau ’61, who offered for thirty-one semesters at Princeton a High Tech Entrepreneurship course for more than 1,600 students (1997-2013), and assisted by Darren Hammell ’01, the Gerhard R. Andlinger Visiting Fellow , the seminar will provide participants with a “learn by doing” experience based on the example of a real Princeton technology, proven startup company formation approaches/techniques, and valuable lessons for attracting and organizing the people and funding for a new enterprise. The seminar will also present information about the Princeton entrepreneurial ecosystem and the programs on campus which can benefit faculty, post-docs, and graduate students who want to start companies to commercialize the results of their Princeton research.

The seminar will be held during 9AM-3PM on Thursday, May 3, 2018.  A working lunch with a panel of University technology funding and commercialization leaders is included.  There is no charge for Princeton faculty, post-docs, and grad students.

Please make your reservation to attend this seminar by submitting your name and your department affiliation to Madison Ebke,  Space is limited.