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Working with RutgersAn eSource for Corporations & Businesses        January 2014
Selected Events 


Jan. 24


Response to Supply Chain Disruptions: The Role of Leadership and Inter-Organizational Collaboration



Jan. 27


The 2014 Rutgers Quantitative Finance Summit



May 21


The 2014 Annual Retreat on Cancer Research in N.J  


Happy New Year!

Best wishes for a successful 2014 from the staff in Rutgers' Office of Research and Economic Development. Last year saw great changes in the university, due in part to the creation of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (more here). Our office has new leadership (see below) and has reorganized. For those in the business world, we've created businessportal.rutgers.eduPlease visit the site and let us know if you have ideas for improving it.

New Head of Research and Economic Development   
Christopher J. Molloy, Ph.D., R.Ph., who launched Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, is now the university's senior vice president for research and economic development. A former pharmaceutical industry scientist, 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

A portfolio of novel biomaterials for medical and non-medical applications (details) and genetically engineered algae strains with highly elevated lipid production (details), 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. Find more here.

Chemistry is #1 Nationally for R&D Expenditures

For the second year in a row, Rutgers leads all U.S. universities in federal funding for chemistry R&D, according to an article in a leading industry publication. And for the first time, Rutgers is #1 nationally for chemistry research funding from all sources, including federal, state, industry, foundation and institutional, based on National Science Foundation data. Read more here.

Three Profs Honored by National Academy of Inventors

Three Rutgers faculty members have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors: Joachim Kohn and Kathryn Uhrich, professors in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology in the School of Arts and Sciences, and Richard Mammone, professor in the School of Engineering and the Rutgers Business School. The academy's 143 fellows this year who collectively hold more than 5,600 U.S. patents. Among them are 69 members of the National Academies, six recipients of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, and nine Nobel Laureates. Read more here.

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