Rutgers offers a wide variety of services that drive and support research, discovery, and economic development. Research teams and innovators with great ideas will find many commercialization pathways to bring inventions from concept to the marketplace. Rutgers University–New Brunswick is a top 20 public university as ranked by U.S. New & World Report.
A Partner in Research
Rutgers has the resources, talent, and research expertise to make innovation happen and bring big ideas to life. Explore what we have to offer and how your organization could benefit from a partnership with The State University of New Jersey.
Big Resources for Big Ideas
Rutgers' 300-plus research centers and institutes are the largest network of research labs and facilities in New Jersey. Rutgers is ready to work with industry, entrepreneurs, small businesses, the public sector, and nonprofits to develop new ideas and products with local and global impact.
Through a robust network of experts and facilities, researchers can transform ideas into new technologies, services, and products strengthened through critical partnership and commercialization opportunities.
Rutgers–Camden's status as a Doctoral University: High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education reflects the university’s growing national stature as a center for high-impact research and transformative graduate education.
Our centers and institutes help create new knowledge in a broad range of academic disciplines and share academic and intellectual resources with the residents of New Jersey and beyond.
Rutgers drives education, medical breakthroughs, and economic development while improving lives at home and in the global community.
Research Centers and Institutes Spotlight
In clinics and centers, in labs and libraries, in the field and across the globe, our faculty and students create knowledge, advance economic progress, improve lives, and enrich our humanity. Take a look at some of the Rutgers centers and institutes making an impact.
Eagleton is a leading source of scholarly research and data about politics and government, with fellowships and research opportunities available for Rutgers undergraduates and graduate students. Eagleton is also home to the Center for American Women and Politics and the Center for Public Interest Polling.
The largest and most comprehensive library and archive of jazz and jazz-related materials in the world, the center's archives include photographs, recordings, and memorabilia of noted jazz artists.
As New Jersey’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey’s team of internationally recognized physicians and researchers is driven by a singular focus and mission, to help individuals fight cancer.
From its base at Rutgers University–Camden, the institute addresses public policy issues impacting southern New Jersey through applied research, community engagement, and organizational development.
An interdisciplinary research center for bridging experimental and computational approaches in quantitative biology.
Advancing Innovation: New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
A hub of research activity solving real-world problems, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station is home to core facilities, centers, and institutes that advance research and development in agricultural, aquacultural, and green conservation and enterprise, such as:
- Food Innovation Center
- The EcoComplex, green industry incubator
- The Equine Science Center
- The Center for Turfgrass Science
Partner Success Story
Have you heard of the Impossible Burger? The meatless sensation is having a moment. As the nation chows down, consider how this disruptive delicacy came to life at Rutgers with the help of the Food Innovation Center.
Innovation Ventures partners with the Rutgers community to encourage deliberate innovation, protect and leverage Rutgers intellectual property, foster collaboration with industry, and enable entrepreneurship.