Celebrating a Decade of Impact: President's Global Innovation Fund

A look back at the global impact of Columbia faculty research through this innovative fund.

April 18, 2023

The President’s Global Innovation Fund (PGIF) was launched in early 2013 at a moment of tremendous opportunity: eight Columbia Global Centers had been launched in the preceding five years and were busy building relationships and collaborations with diverse local and regional actors. These emergent centers were established with the conviction that building collaborations across academic disciplines and with diverse external partners could generate innovative solutions to complex social challenges. The Centers bring together faculty and students from across Columbia University to engage in global research, scholarship, education, and social impact projects.

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