State of Innovation Newsletter

June 2021 – State of Innovation Newsletter

New Jersey Ranked #1 State to Live in the U.S. “The Shore. Bruce. Taylor ham, or pork roll as the case may be. What’s not to like?” It’s official; New Jersey is the best state in the U.S. to live. According to Wallethub’s 2021 Best States to Live In, New Jersey was ranked #1, ahead of Massachusetts and New York. …

May 2021 – State of Innovation Newsletter

NBC’s 1st Look: Johnny Bananas Explores New Jersey Choose New Jersey partnered with NBC for a special installment of 1st Look: a weekly travel and lifestyle program. The episode, titled “Destination: New Jersey,” is hosted by television personality Johnny Bananas. Here are some of the highlights from the episode: 🏢 Newark is an up-and-coming New Jersey city that serves as …

April 2021 – State of Innovation Newsletter

Freshly & WebMD Announce Major Investments in NJ Choose New Jersey was thrilled to have assisted WebMD, the leading provider of healthcare information services, in the decision to move some of its operations and approximately 600 to 700 jobs from New York City to Newark. The company is expected to begin a major buildout and renovation of 100,000 sq.ft. of …

March 2021 – State of Innovation Newsletter

NJIT & Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Announce Formation of New Institute for Future Technologies Hosted at Choose New Jersey’s Newark office, Governor Murphy, President Chamovitz of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and President Bloom of New Jersey Institute of Technology announced a partnership that will create a world-class Institute for Future Technologies in New Jersey. These two powerhouse universities …

February 2021 – State of Innovation Newsletter

Choose New Jersey 2020 Annual Report: A Decade of Exponential Growth In the face of many challenges posed by COVID-19, Choose New Jersey assisted 33 companies in relocating or expanding in New Jersey resulting in 1,455 new and retained jobs and generating $607 million in capital investment this year. In fact, for every dollar contributed to Choose New Jersey in …

January 2021 – State of Innovation Newsletter

Hudson Holdings Group: A “Made in America” Success Story Choose New Jersey celebrated the grand opening of Hudson Holdings Group’s PPE production facility in Piscataway this week. Expected to hire 200 employees to make 90 million masks per month, the company is onshoring PPE manufacturing in response to supply chain disruptions during the COVID-19 crisis. Our team assisted the company …

December 2020 – State of Innovation Newsletter

New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020 Choose New Jersey supports the State of New Jersey incentives package brought together by Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney and Speaker Coughlin. This suite of programs will help us economically recover even stronger from COVID-19 and will aid our efforts to attract business, create jobs and increase investment in New Jersey. Read the …

November 2020 – State of Innovation Newsletter

The Hub @ New Brunswick We were excited to see Governor Murphy announce Rutgers University, Princeton University, Hackensack Meridian Health and RWJBarnabas Health as anchor tenants for The Hub, a new site in downtown New Brunswick fostering research, entrepreneurship, collaboration and startup incubation in New Jersey. Expected to break ground in 2021 with a 2024 opening, this visionary mixed-use project …

October 2020 – State of Innovation Newsletter

New Jersey: A Rising Cell & Gene Therapy Hub A First Look at BioCentriq™ Choose New Jersey, in partnership with New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), hosted the virtual premiere of BioCentriq – a new, state-of-the-art, industry-facing cell and gene therapy contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) located on the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) campus in Newark, NJ. Joined …


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