Rutgers University Launches RFID Research Center

New Facility Supports Innovation in Emerging Technologies
Piscataway, New Jersey , October 26, 2009 (AllPayNews) – The Rutgers Center for Innovative Ventures of Emerging Technologies (CIVET), together with RFID TagSource, announce the launch of the new Rutgers University RFID Research Center. The center is located on the Rutgers Busch Campus in Piscataway, New Jersey.

The newly established Research Center combines laboratory facilities with real world insight into how RFID is being utilized across the globe to provide real business value. This provides the Rutgers community and industry sponsors with the tools required to support research activities that have near term commercial value. The center will also be used to host industry seminars and executive forums, continuing education classes, and independent research projects to support industry, government, and department of defense RFID initiatives.

“We have been working with the Rutgers CIVET team for several months providing technical resources, industry insight, and guidance on research projects and service offerings,” said Kevin Donahue, Managing Director of RFID TagSource and Chairmen of the RFID Research Center advisory board. As a Rutgers graduate I am proud to be associated with the CIVIT team and supporting their initiatives.”

“Rutgers is recognized as a leading national public research university,” said Francois Berthiaume, Rutgers CIVET Research Coordinator. We are really excited about the value the RFID Research Center will bring to Rutgers community and our industry, government, and defense research partners.”

The official launch of the Rutgers University RFID Research Center will be held:
Friday, October 30th, 2009, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Rutgers University, Biomedical Engineering Building
599 Taylor Road, Room 116
Piscataway, NJ 08854
To register for this event contact Adrian Dumitru at dumitru@rci.rutgers.edu

About Rutgers CIVET
Our mission is to commercialize and promote Rutgers University research discoveries for the public good, foster ties between academic, industrial and governmental labs, provide training for the region's next generation entrepreneurial workforce, and accelerate cross-disciplinary science and technology breakthroughs and ensure opportunities for innovation commercialization.
For more information on CIVET see civet.rutgers.edu

About RFID TagSource
RFID TagSource is a leading specialty provider of RFID tagging solutions for high value asset management applications. Combining best of breed technology offerings and unique tag customization services, the company’s RFID tagging solutions have been deployed around the world tracking assets such as IT and healthcare equipment, trucks, trailers, shipping containers, specialty tools, and beer kegs.
For more information on RFID TagSource see www.rfidtagsource.com