Startups & New Ventures


Office for Research staff with Rutgers 2022 Edison Patent Awards winners

A drone that can fly, float, swim, dive, and transition between air and water in less than a second. Technology that can change the genetic code at the individual base level in a cell or an organism. These two innovations, both invented at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, received 2022 Edison Patent Awards at the Research & Development Council of New Jersey annual banquet on Thursday, Nov. 3.

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A pair of Rutgers startups have received a grant from the New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation, and Technology (CSIT) as part of the organization’s Catalyst Seed Research and Development (R&D) Grant and Clean Tech Seed Grant programs. The program awarded a combined total of just under $4 million in grants to 45 startups in New Jersey, with the goal of supporting the companies’ efforts to advance their technologies closer to the marketplace.

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As a public research university, Rutgers also serves as a research hub for the Garden State and beyond, providing integrated support and resources for innovators and established or emerging companies seeking to advance critical R&D goals. Among these resources is Rutgers Core Services, offering specialized laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment, unique instrumentation and shared services managed by scientists with technical expertise and experience and available on a fee-for-service basis.