Life Sciences

Hovione announces pharma campus expansion in N.J.; to add up to 100 jobs

Linda Lindner | ROI-NJ

Hovione announced that it is expanding its site in East Windsor and will create up to 100 jobs over the next few years. The leader in spray drying and particle engineering announced the latest expansion strategy represents an investment of $170 million not only here in the U.S., but Ireland and Portugal, as well. In New Jersey, Hovione will add a …

BeiGene closes on Hopewell property it will use to build new U.S. manufacturing and R&D center

Tom Bergeron | ROI-NJ

BeiGene, a global biotechnology company focused on developing and commercializing innovative cancer medicines worldwide, made it official Tuesday morning, announcing it has purchased a 42-acre site at the Princeton West Innovation Campus in Hopewell that will house a new state-of-the-art manufacturing campus and clinical research & development center. The company’s intentions were made clear Aug. 3, when it announced its …

SciTech Scity: ‘A place where you can see the future’

Tom Bergeron | ROI-NJ

Paul Hoffman is more than just the CEO of the Liberty Science Center and one of the foremost minds on all things STEM in the country. He’s a fabulous storyteller, too. Anyone who has ever heard Hoffman, in his trademark T-shirt and sneakers, wow a crowd from behind a lectern is nodding their head. Friday, in the LSC parking lot, and on …

SciTech Scity, game-changing innovation campus, to break ground today

Tom Bergeron | ROI-NJ

Liberty Science Center’s transformational “City of Tomorrow” will take a step closer to reality today. SciTech Scity, a long-planned and hoped-for 30-acre innovation campus that aims to launch and grow world-changing science and technology companies and reimagine public school science education, held a groundbreaking Friday morning in Jersey City. SciTech Scity aims to bring together scientists, community leaders, teachers, students …

PTC Officially Opens Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility

ANTHONY BIRRITTERI | New Jersey Business Magazine

PTC Therapeutics cut the ribbon yesterday on its new gene therapy manufacturing facility in Hopewell Township. The global biopharmaceutical company, with headquarters in South Plainfield, moved into approximately 225,000 square feet of space at the campus location, which was formerly occupied by Bristol Myers Squibb. According to PTC CEO Stuart Peltz, the life sciences firm began moving into and upgrading the facility in July of 2020 and has created 140 new jobs at the site since that time. He said that BMS, in a move …

N.J. to announce $665M investment in medical research at the Hub

Tom Bergeron (New Brunswick) | ROI-NJ

Gov. Phil Murphy and Rutgers University President Jonathan Holloway will announce Thursday morning a landmark $665 million investment by the state in innovation, translational research and medical education at the Hub in downtown New Brunswick — an investment that includes the relocation of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School to the site. The investment represents just the first phase of the development of a …

Thor Equities adds tenant to 95 Greene, Jersey City’s 1st lab-ready life sciences space

Linda Lindner | NJBIZ

JLL Thor Equities Group on Oct. 14 announced a new lease at 95 Greene, as it completes its dramatic repositioning project to create the first lab-ready life sciences property in Jersey City. RWJ Barnabas Health/Jersey City Medical Center completed a long-term lease for 11,235 square feet of ground-floor retail space with a separate dedicated entrance. Thor Sciences worked with SGA …

Princeton’s Syukuro Manabe receives Nobel Prize in physics

Princeton (Staff) | Princeton University

“Syukuro Manabe demonstrated how increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere lead to increased temperatures at the surface of the Earth,” the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences noted in announcing the award today. “In the 1960s, he led the development of physical models of the Earth’s climate and was the first person to explore the interaction between radiation balance and the vertical transport of …

Choose New Jersey Announces Memorandum of Understanding with Leading Indian Biotechnology Organization

Choose New Jersey | Press Release

(Newark, New Jersey) – Choose New Jersey is pleased to announce the Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises (ABLE), a not-for-profit organization representing the Indian biotechnology sector, has signed two separate memoranda of understanding (MOUs) that will strengthen New Jersey’s strong ties with cutting-edge biotechnology companies in India. The MOUs are with two organizations: the Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship (ILSE), …

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