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Life Sciences 

New Jersey is the medicine chest to the world. Our diverse ecosystem of life science companies range from biotechnology to medical device to regenerative medicine. NJ is the birthplace of immunotherapy and the cure for hepatitis C. We are the home of the first ever approved  CAR-T cell therapy and 3D printed drug. We are the home to 63 universities, colleges and technical schools, 4 medical schools, 13 teaching hospitals, over 1500 active/open clinical trials, along with 3,000 life science and biopharma establishments.  Whether you are a stateside scientist or an international life science company, NJ is a place where your innovation can get started, get established and grow.

 


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Products and Services 


People 

 


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ResearchwithNJ.com is more than just a place to get information: it is a dynamic community of collaborative networks and news about the New Jersey’s unique culture of innovation. It is an online gateway that lets New Jersey’s entrepreneurs and commercial enterprises identify experts, facilities, publications, intellectual property, news, and events in five of the state’s universities: Princeton University, Rutgers University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Stevens Institute of Technology, and Rowan University.  Learn More >
 
 
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NJ Career Accelerator STEM Internship Program 
To reignite the promise of New Jersey's innovation economy, Governor Phil Murphy created the NJ Career Accelerator STEM Internship Program to encourage New Jersey students to enroll in STEM fields and for those students who are enrolled in STEM fields to make a long-term commitment to building and maintaining a career in New Jersey. The program is available to both high school and college students.

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Grant Opportunity for Innovation and Research Fellowship Program 
Provide $1.5 million in grants for pre-and post-Ph.D. research fellows. The announcement was made at the inaugural event for the Google Artificial Intelligence Lab at Princeton University. The program will support technological research and innovation in New Jersey, while helping Ph.D candidates and recent doctoral degree recipients advance their research at New Jersey science and technology companies. 

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Ecosystem & Space  

 

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Located in the heart of New Jersey’s Research Corridor, New Jersey Bioscience Center is a 50-acre, 5 building and 3 development site, research park in North Brunswick. It is the home of the Incubator and Step-out Labs at North Brunswick and consists of nearly 300,000 S.F of lab and office spaces, with over $70 million invested in facilities and improvements, including a shared conference facility. Click on any of the buttons below to learn more about all the New Jersey Bioscience Center has to offer. 

   
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NJ Ignite  
NJ Ignite supports entrepreneurs seeking to operate in collaborative workspaces, while providing workspaces with a competitive advantage and greater value proposition to offer prospective tenants. The goal of NJ Ignite is to drive both greater supply of and demand for incubators, accelerators, and co-working spaces within New Jersey.
 
Collaborative Workspaces
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     - 1776
      Business Energy
      CoLab (BellWorks)
     - CoWerks
     - CoWorks Street
     - EcoComplex
     - VentureLinks
     - Incutate
     - IndieGrove
     - Kearny Point
     - Office Evolution
     - Primework
     - Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs
     - South Jersey Tech Park 

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Investments 


 

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NJ Founders and Funders  
NJ Founders & Funders is organized by the NJEDA to provide emerging Technology and Life Sciences companies in NJ with access to smart angel & venture capital investors.
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Angel Investor Tax Credit Program 
Investors in a qualifying NJ emerging technology or life science business may benefit from a 10% investment tax credit. Increase to 20%-25% in 2020.
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Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program (NOL) 
The NOL program enables qualified, unprofitable NJ-based technology or biotechnology companies with fewer than 225 US employees (including parent company and all subsidiaries) to sell net operating losses (NOL) and research and development (R&D) tax credits to unrelated profitable corporations. 
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Additional Resources 


Contact Us 

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Kathleen Coviello
Executive Vice President, Technology, Life Sciences, and Entrepreneurship
kcoviello@njeda.com 
Office: (609) 858-6713
 

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Rose RÍos
Sector Lead- Life Sciences
rrios@njeda.com
Office: (732) 839-9280

 

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Lenzie Harcum 
Program Manager, New Jersey Bioscience Center's Incubator and Step-out Labs 
lharcum@njeda.com 
Office: (732) 839-1881


 

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Rosa Szeliga
Program Officer
rszeliga@njeda.com
(732) 839-1882
 
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Cyndi Costello
Program Specialist
ccostello@njeda.com 
(732) 839-1883