Life Sciences By the Numbers

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STATE FOR BIOTECH GROWTH POTENTIAL

Source: Business Facilities, 2015

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FOR DRUGS/PHARMA EMPLOYMENT (NEWARK & JERSEY CITY)

Source: Business Facilities, 2017

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STATE FOR BIOTECH STRENGTH

Source: Business Facilities, 2017

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OF THE TOP 20 BIOPHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES
Source: Pharmaceutical Executive, 2018
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OF 2017 FDA APPROVALS CAME FROM COMPANIES WITH A FOOTPRINT IN NJ

Source: US Food & Drug Administration, 2017

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ACADEMIC PATENTS (2010-2014)

Source: BioNJ, 2010-2014

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BIOPHARMA PATENTS (2010-2014)

Source: BioNJ, 2010-2014

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BIOPHARMA PATENTS (2010-2014)

Source: Bureau of Labor Market Information. Winter 2018

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EMPLOYED IN THE LIFE SCIENCES INDUSTRY

Source: Bureau of Labor Market Information. Winter 2018

TOP PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES

wdt_ID Company
1 Allegran
2 Bayer Healthcare
3 Bristol-Myers Squibb
4 Eli Lilly
5 GlaxoSmithKline
6 Johnson & Johnson
7 Merck
8 Novartis
9 Novo Nordisk
10 Pfizer
Source: Pharmaceutical Executive, 2018

LEADING BIOTECH COMPANIES

wdt_ID Company
1 Advaxis, Inc.
2 Amicus Therapeutics
3 Bracco Diagnostics, Inc.
4 Cancer Genetics, Inc.
5 Celgene Corporation
23 Celldex Therapeutics
24 Chromocell Corporation
25 Edge Therapeutics
26 Evotec, Inc.
27 Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Source: BioNJ, 2017

COMPARISON OF REAL ESTATE COST BY REGION

wdt_ID Asset Class New Jersey California Massachusetts North Carolina New York
1 Class A Office Space $31.78 (North) $28.50 (Central) $24.16 (South) $71.24 (San Francisco) $39.72 (Los Angeles) $39.24 (San Diego) $60.45 (Cambridge) $25.1 (Raleigh - Durham) $78.43 (Manhattan)
2 Lab $30.00 (North & Central) $57.84 (San Francisco) $47.40 (San Diego) $30.67 (Los Angeles) $74.88 (Cambridge) $28.5 (Raleigh - Durham) $27.30 (Manhattan & Brooklyn)
3 Flex/R&D $11.28 (North & Central) $17.28 (San Diego) $13.08 (Silicon Valley) $12.60 (Los Angeles) N/A $11.00 (Raleigh) N/A
Source: JLL, 2016

LIFE SCIENCE EMPLOYEES BY COUNTY

wdt_ID County Life Science Companies Per County
1 Atlantic 84
2 Bergen  549
3 Burlington 168
4 Camden 162
5 Cape May 26
6 Cumberland 51
7 Essex 316
8 Gloucester 112
9 Hudson 161
10 Hunterdon 86
Source: Bureau of Labor Market Information, Winter 2018

TOP OCCUPATIONS FOR INDUSTRY

wdt_ID Pharmaceutical Industry Employment
1 Druggists' Goods Merchant Wholesalers 16,050
2 Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing 15,790
3 Toilet Preparation Manufacturing 6,440
4 Soap & Other Detergent Manufacturing 1,110
wdt_ID Biotechnology Industry Employment
1 R&D in physical, engineering & life sciences 15,060
2 R&D in Biotechnology 14,070
3 Medical Laboratories 11,360
4 Diagnostic Imaging Centers 3,330
5 Social Science/Humanities Research 1,310
wdt_ID Medical Devices Industry Employment
1 Surgical Appliance & Supplies Mfg. 6,870
2 Surgical & Medical Instrument Mfg. 2,540
3 Electromedical Apparatus Mfg. 1,900
4 Electricity & Signal Testing Instrument Mfg. 1,320
5 Dental Laboratories 960
Source: Bureau of Labor Market Information, Winter 2018

EDUCATION ATTAINMENT

wdt_ID Degree NJ US
1 High School Graduate or Higher 88.90% 87.00%
2 Bachelor’s Degree or Higher 37.50% 30.30%
3 Graduate or Professional Degree 14.40% 11.50%
Source: US Census – Educational Attainment, 2016

EDUCATION

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AAU RESEARCH SCHOOLS

Princeton University
& Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

SELECT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION

wdt_ID Institute County Undergraduate Graduate
1 Rutgers University Camden, Essex, Middlesex 55,086 21,982
2 Montclair State University Essex 18,348 5,241
3 Thomas Edison University of New Jersey Mercer 16,506 1,005
4 Rowan University Gloucester 14,726 3,716
5 Kean University Union 13,730 3,090
6 William Paterson University Passaic 11,184 1,972
7 Fairleigh Dickinson University Bergen, Morris 9,206 4,920
8 New Jersey Institute of Technology Essex 8,992 3,922
9 Stockton University Atlantic 8,971 1,118
10 New Jersey City University Hudson 7,469 2,593
Source: Office of the Secretary of Higher Education, 2016

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Catherine Scangarella
Chief Strategy Officer, Sector Lead: Life Sciences & Tech