Office of Research Commercialization (ORC)


Mission and Units

ORC is dedicated to transforming research at Rutgers into products, services and partnerships for the public good, generating value for the University and enhancing economic development in the State of New Jersey.

Assists faculty in bridging the gap between basic research and the clinic; generates competitive preliminary data for grants & collaborations

Manages technology life cycle for Rutgers inventions from conception through patenting, marketing and licensing






Creates and manages technology gap funding; creates and supports startup companies based on university technologies

Early-stage technology fund for Rutgers researchers to move technologies towards commercialization