RFID TagSource

October 26, 2009 09:15 ET

Rutgers University Launches RFID Research Center

New Facility Supports Innovation in Emerging Technologies

PISCATAWAY, NJ--(Marketwire - October 26, 2009) - The Rutgers Center for Innovative Ventures of Emerging Technologies (CIVET), together with RFID TagSource, announce the launch of the Rutgers University RFID Research Center located on the 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 CIVET 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 Biomedical Engineering Building
           599 Taylor Road, Room 116
           Piscataway, NJ 08854

To register for this event contact Adrian Dumitru at

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.

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.

Contact Information

  • For More Information:

    Adrian Dumitru
    Rutgers CIVET
    732-445-4500 x6388
    Email Contact

    Kevin Donahue
    RFID TagSource
    (856) 448-4567
    Email Contact