2018 Edison Patent Award Winners

The Research & Development Council of New Jersey (“Council”) is proud to honor 15 winning organizations with the 2018 Edison Patent Award. These winners, along with 61 inventors, were recognized last night at the 39th Edison Patent Awards Ceremony & Reception at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City.

BASF, Celularity, Ethicon, part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Companies, ExxonMobil, Honeywell, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., Merck, NJIT, Princeton University, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Siemens Corporate Technology, Siemens Healthineers, Stevens Institute of Technology and SubCom, were recognized for innovative patent work spanning 15 R&D categories, including: agriculture, biomaterials, biotechnology, consumer, enabling technologies, energy, environmental, industrial processes, information technology, medical imaging, pharmaceutical, public health, smart grid, technology transfer, and telecommunications.

The R&D Council also honored Dr. Alfred Cho, Bell Labs’ researcher, the Center for Structured Organic Particulate Systems at Rutgers University, and Rowan University President Ali Houshmand, for their unique contributions to science and technology, successful public-private partnerships that drive innovation and STEM education.

The 39thEdison Patent Award Ceremony & Reception took place on the evening of November 1, 2018, at the Liberty Science Center. Before 250 guests, our winners were honored with an original film, followed by a celebratory dinner. Tribute films and photos will be available at www.rdnj.org.

For the full press release click: Edison Patent Awards Press Release Nov 2. 2018