Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School aims to educate, collaborate and accelerate medical commercial ventures
John Dutton learned his first lesson in entrepreneurship the hard way.
“I had a great idea for a medical product, a patent and a business plan – and still I got scooped,” says Dutton, who was 22 and a researcher at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia when he watched another company make good with a variation of his invention.
A Rutgers team won the $1 million grand prize in the final round of the international Hult Prize competition, held this past Saturday at the United Nations in New York City. Former President Bill Clinton announced the winning team—Rutgers student Gia Farooqi and recent Rutgers graduates Hasan Usmani, Moneeb Mian, and Hanaa Lakhani, all of whom have studied supply chain management at Rutgers Business School.
Rutgers EcoComplex Encourages Green Entrepreneurs - A visit by NJ Legislators to the Rutgers EcoComplex on May 12 was a feature story on NJTV. Learn more about the Clean Energy Innovation Center in Burlington County by viewing this link.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced 35 organizations — including Rutgers University — from 19 states will receive nearly $15 million to create and expand cluster-focused, proof-of-concept and commercialization programs, and early-stage seed capital funds through the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) program.
Rutgers University recently announced its acquisition of a supercomputer that puts the university's calculating ability on the international stage. But the technology goes beyond giving its scientists new power to crush complex calculations.
The updated TOP500 ranking of world’s most powerful supercomputers ranks Rutgers’ new academic supercomputer No. 2 among Big Ten universities, No.8 among US academic institutions, No. 49 among academic institutions globally, and No. 165 among all supercomputers worldwide. The TOP500 project provides a reliable basis for tracking and detecting trends in high-performance computing. Twice each year it assembles and releases a list of the sites operating the 500 most powerful computer systems in the world.