Working with RutgersAn eSource for Corporations & Businesses, Sept. 10, 2013 
OVPR&ED Selected Events


Sept. 12

Flavors and Fragrances Symposium



Sept. 26

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Regulatory Compliance Symposium



Oct. 16

Rutgers Fourth Annual Entrepreneurship Day, New Brunswick







Landmark Appointment: First Chancellor for RBHS  
Brian Strom Brian Strom, an influential researcher and academic leader at the University of Pennsylvania, has been chosen to be the inaugural chancellor of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. An influential expert in health care delivery systems, Strom will be responsible for Rutgers' two medical school, school of pharmacy, dental school, and associated academic units. Read more here.
Senior Vice President for Research and Economic Development Appointed   
chris Christopher Molloy, who is interim chancellor of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, has been named senior vice president for research and economic development. A long-time researcher in the pharmaceutical industry, Molloy was dean of Rutgers' Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy and successfully led the integration of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey into Rutgers. Read more here.
New Opportunities for Licensing Rutgers Technologies
Two novel laboratory technologies with broad applications and a new process that creates hybrid materials for producing bright white light, all developed at Rutgers, are now available for licensing. There also are innovations in the university's licensing portfolio developed by researchers in food science, biology, engineering, and other fields. With the right commercial partners, these technologies may have real potential in the marketplace. For details, click here.
R&D100 Award for Two New Technologies Tied to Rutgers  

Two technologies developed with contributions by professors and graduate students at Rutgers have been selected for the R&D Magazine R&D100 Awards, a prestigious honor for "revolutionary technologies newly introduced to the market." One is a green process for producing concrete and cement, the other a software for managing big data with real-time access. Read more here.

Key Facility Expanded for Academic & Industry Scientists 
RUDCR May17 President Robert Barchi, Senator Robert Menendez, and Professor Jay Tischfield cut the ribbon to celebrate the $11.5 million expansion of RUCDR Infinite Biologics, which was completed last spring. Located on Rutgers' Busch campus in Piscataway, it is the world's largest university-based biorepository. The sophisticated operation serves scientists with universities and major corporation worldwide. The NIH recently gave a $44.5 Cooperative Agreement award to RUCDR, one of the largest grants ever made to Rutgers. Read more here.

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

Sara K at machine The Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development has created a search engine 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 fMRI in the Rutgers Brain Imaging Center.  
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Rutgers' Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development publishes this enewsletter. Send comments and suggestions to edward.tate@rutgers.edu.

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