2019 Edison Patent Awards Application Available

The Research & Development Council of New Jersey has sustained its core mission of advancing research and development in New Jersey through a variety of initiatives, one, in particular, being the recognition of outstanding R&D work done in the state. The Council annually honors the most exceptional efforts of scientists and inventors, along with their organizations, with the awarding of the prestigious Edison Patent Award.   Download application here. Award winners will be selected by the Council’s Patent Award Committee which is made up of several of New Jersey’s top researchers. The winners will be announced in June and honored at the Council’s awards ceremony on November 14, 2019. Prior to the awards ceremony, the Council will create a truly unique film for each respective organization which will showcase both the inventors and the winning patent, and premiere at the Council’s awards ceremony. In 2018, fifteen Edison Patent Awards were awarded to New Jersey organizations (and 61 researchers), including 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.