Christopher Molloy, senior vice president of research and economic development at Rutgers University, echoed Barrood’s sentiments by expressing Rutgers’ shared commitment to those goals.
“As the large state university of New Jersey, Rutgers feels it’s extremely important to play a role in helping to foster industry, economic development and relationships among our alums, our scientists and faculty and among our students,” he said. “We’re really, now, sized and positioned in the state to be able to do that.
Rounding out the year with its first Tech Day, the NJTC will continue to host events to pursue these goals in 2016, starting first with its Innovation Forecast event Feb. 11.
Visit the NJTC website for more information.