Life Sciences

New Jersey’s Life Sciences Landscape: Accelerating Medical Breakthroughs

New Jersey is embracing the future of medicine and has a new identity as “The State of Innovation.” Evolving beyond our nickname as “The Medicine Chest of the World,” New Jersey is where disruptive startups grow and global companies on the forefront of next-generation therapeutics want to be. That’s why 13 of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies in the world …

Fighting COVID: New Jersey Leads During the Pandemic

On December 11, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the first emergency use authorization (EUA) for a vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19. That vaccine was manufactured by Pfizer, Inc. at its 23 facilities across 11 different countries. It was a major milestone in the campaign to combat the virus that had disrupted the entire world. It was …

What are New Jersey’s Major Industries?

Although New Jersey is the 4th smallest state in the country, it is also the most densely populated. Our communities are richly diverse and nearly one-third of all NJ business owners immigrated here from other parts of the world. Our commitment to foreign direct investment, R&D collaboration, and workforce development supports growth in key industry sectors, from life sciences and …

Healthtech in 2020: Where Will Your Company Succeed?

New Jersey has been a leader in the United States healthcare and life sciences industries, and now that expertise is expanding into healthcare technology, or healthtech. In this post, Choose New Jersey reviews the outlook of healthtech, where the focus may be moving into the future, and how New Jersey can help healthtech companies be successful. Healthtech in 2020 Image …

New Jersey’s Innovation Workforce Pipeline

New Jersey has the most STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) jobs per square mile in the United States. This is not surprising given innovation is a part of our DNA as New Jerseyans. From Thomas Edison’s incandescent light bulb to digital cellular networks built by Bell Labs engineers, we have a rich history of technological firsts. We are home …

Where Biotech Companies Grow + Innovation Thrives

New Jersey continues to lead medical discoveries in unprecedented times. Many New Jersey biotechnology companies and research universities are deepening their commitment to life sciences innovation more than ever before. In 2019, more than 50 percent of FDA approvals came from companies with a footprint in New Jersey. In 2020, New Jersey is well-positioned to lead the fight against COVID-19 …

A Biopharma Center Of Excellence Emerges In Newark, NJ

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 …

Newark Tech Startups Become Crucial Tools for Hospitals During Coronavirus Pandemic

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. …

New Jersey + India: An Innovative Future

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, …

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