Working with Rutgers   An eSource for Corporations & Businesses, Sept. 2012

OVPR&EDSelected Events


Sept. 12-13

Center for Dynamic Data Analytics industry workshop  


Oct. 9-11

The 11th N.J. Symposium on Biomaterials Science



Oct. 30

Rutgers ORA Research Technologies Exchange 



Nov. 15

Collaborative Innovation:  

The Next Generation of  

Medical Devices




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RUCDR Infinite Biologics launches strategic alliance
RUCDR Infinite Biologics, Jay et al the world's largest university-based biorepository, recently launched an alliance with BioStorage Technologies, a global corporation. With BST's resources and a $10 million renovation project nearing completion, RUCDR will be better able to serve Rutgers faculty and researchers at other universities, in biotech, and in pharma. Read more here

New opportunities for licensing Rutgers technologies
Promising innovations developed by our faculty in areas such as food science, biology, and engineering are now available for licensing. With the right commercial partners, these technologies may have real marketplace potential. For details, click here.

Robert Barchi assumes Rutgers presidency
New Jersey native Robert Barchi, a physician and scientist, became president of Rutgers Sept.1. Most recently president of Thomas Jefferson University, he was an acclaimed professor and administrator at the University of Pennsylvania for nearly three decades. Read more about Barchi here.
New leadership for Rutgers Office of the VP for Research and Economic Development
Kenneth Breslauer, vice president for health science partnerships and Linus Pauling professor of chemistry and chemical biology, has assumed oversight and leadership of OVPR&ED. Read more here. Breslauer has recruited Linda Brzustowicz, professor and head of genetics, to serve as acting senior associate vice president for research and economic development. Read more here.

Rutgers expands its tool kit to aid industry partners and the university's faculty and staff  

We created a search engine recently to help business people and others find resources and experts at the university. Try "Find it at Rutgers" here. You will find a guide to equipment and services for researchers here. Rutgers operates world-class scientific facilities, many that are available to commercial researchers. Those include a wide range of equipment and labs in biomaterials, packaging, computing, wireless systems,
and the new fMRI in the Rutgers Brain Imaging Center.
Learn about the latest in laboratory technologies

Sara K at machine You can learn about the latest in lab instruments and techniques, plus research facilities at Rutgers available to industry, during a free day-long conference Oct. 30 on the Piscataway campus. It is sponsored by Sigma-Aldrich/Supelco and organized by our Office of Research Alliances.

Details are here.

Rutgers ranks in the top 25 nationally
Rutgers ranks in the top 25 among U.S. universities for National Science Foundation grants. The university's faculty last year brought in more than $56.4 million in grants from NSF, which is the primary source of federal funding for many fields. Details are here.
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