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A Biopharma Center Of Excellence Emerges In Newark, NJ

Dr. Haro Hartounian | New Jersey Institute of Technology

A BIOPHARMA CENTER OF EXCELLENCE EMERGES IN NEWARK, NJ New Jersey has a long history of innovation in the pharmaceutical space. In traditional pharmaceutical manufacturing, drugs are made by blending natural and chemical compounds, then packaged and delivered to patients across the world. In recent years, however, the state has become known for its biopharmaceutical activity. New Jersey companies and …

How NJ is Repurposing Its Manufacturing to Aid Outbreak Efforts

NJ Manufacturing Innovating during COVID-19 There is no doubt that the COVID-19 crisis has created an unprecedented landscape in New Jersey. Residents, employees, and business owners alike are facing uncertain times during this crisis, as it is unlike anything we have experienced before. Many are doing whatever they can to help those in their communities, while healthcare workers are putting …

Newark Tech Startups Become Crucial Tools for Hospitals During Coronavirus Pandemic

Jennifer Solomon | Newark Venture Partners

A group of healthtech startups with roots in Newark, New Jersey have become vital tools for New York/New Jersey hospitals and healthcare facilities managing the coronavirus pandemic.  The companies, which include Wellsheet, CircleLink Health, 1Huddle, PadInMotion and DocDelta are being deployed to help integrate care for isolation rooms, manage emergency room intake, train and educate staff, and reduce physician burnout. …

Top 10 Reasons Why Your Business Should Locate in New Jersey

If you are looking to take your business to the next level, the State of New Jersey has it all. Our Northeast location provides unmatched access to key consumer markets. New Jersey’s robust transportation system makes it easy to move people and products around the world. We have one of the most highly educated, highly skilled workforces in the United …

New Jersey + India: An Innovative Future

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The State of New Jersey and India share a deep and long-standing cultural, educational and economic connection. Indian Americans are one of New Jersey’s fastest growing demographics and India is one of the world’s fastest growing economies. Major Indian companies TATA and Aurobindo have already made significant investments in New Jersey. Our strategic location in the middle of the Boston, …

Forging our Clean Energy Future

Peggy Brennan-Tonetta, Ph.D | Rutgers University

Dubbed the “United States’ Hottest Clean Energy Economy” by Forbes, New Jersey is poised to become a national leader in mitigating the impacts of climate change through ambitious clean energy and energy storage targets. In pursuing its goal to rely entirely on renewable energy by 2050, the State is aligning its interests with those of industry. Nearly three quarters of …

New Jersey BIO Buzz: A Global Hub for Discovery


The State of Innovation New Jersey has been fertile ground for innovation for nearly 150 years. Our state’s history of human ingenuity in life sciences includes Lloyd Conover, who invented antibiotic Tetracycline at Pfizer in 1952, and Sidney Pestka, the “Father of Interferon,” who began to develop interferon to treat hepatitis, multiple sclerosis and cancer at Hoffmann-La Roche in 1969. …

5 Reasons to Choose Newark

Jose Lozano | Choose New Jersey, Inc.

In January, Choose New Jersey announced at our annual Board of Directors meeting that we would be moving our operations to Newark, NJ. Our office would be located on the same floor of One Gateway Center as the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA). This will give companies interested in New Jersey full access to our economic development team and …

New Jersey Incubators Supporting Our Innovation Ecosystem

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New Jersey Incubators Supporting Our Innovation Ecosystem Innovators recognize that transforming medical discoveries into life-saving drugs can be a challenging process that takes years, if not decades, from discovery to market. That is why when successful biopharmaceutical companies and prominent research universities support scientists and early-stage companies, they are ultimately supporting an innovation ecosystem that has the potential to accelerate medical breakthroughs …


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