Sometimes an extra bit of lab work or prototyping can make all the difference to the creation of the next breakthrough technology that improves our world. A Princeton initiative now celebrating its 10th anniversary has funded the research behind 22 startup companies that are developing Princeton discoveries into beneficial technologies and services. The Intellectual Property (IP) Accelerator Fund provides support to researchers who have made a discovery but need to conduct extra studies to demonstrate that the discovery can meet a societal need. Such studies drive the research forward and can be essential for attracting outside investment and funding from government small-business programs. To read the full story.