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New Jersey Bioscience Center 

Incubator at North Brunswick

The Incubator at North Brunswick is one of the more significant incubation facilities in the nation dedicated to life sciences and biotechnology companies - a 46,000 sq. ft. biotech incubator in a 50-acre research park in North Brunswick in the heart of New Jersey's "Research Corridor." 



Specialized Facility

The Incubator at North Brunswick is the leading incubator in the region dedicated to life sciences and biotechnology companies. Labs range from approximately 900 – 1,300 sq. ft. and are “plug and play” ready.  Tenant companies have shared access to conference rooms, reception services, two kitchens, loading docks, an NMR, dishwashing and autoclave.  Separate private offices are also available.

Many successful companies have graduated from the Incubator at North Brunswick, including Advaxis, Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq: FOLD), Chromocell (founded by Nobel laureate Gunter Blobel), GENEWIZ (over 1000 employees), and more.


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Value Added Services

One of the best advantages of locating in the Incubator at North Brunswick is being based at the heart of the entrepreneurial community.  In addition to the natural synergies that develop between the life sciences startup companies, there are also many programs designed to educate and support entrepreneurs.  The Incubator at North Brunswick community has access to support services including VC training events and 1:1 office hours led by experienced life sciences professionals.  The Incubator at North Brunswick advisory board includes representation from pharma, biotech and academia to coach companies into the future.

Businesses located in the Incubator at North Brunswick also have access to a variety of professional and support services including open office hours by professional firms from the life sciences community.  In addition to programming, tenant companies also have access to a broad range of common services including  conference rooms, reception services, two kitchens, loading docks, an NMR, dishwashing and autoclave.  Separate private offices are available for rent to biotech companies that are not in need of lab space.

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Strategic Location

New Jersey is home to the headquarters or major facilities of 14 of the largest biopharmaceutical companies in the world. New Jersey’s life sciences ecosystem employs 115,000 people and includes more than 400 biotechnology companies.

The Incubator at North Brunswick is located in the heart of New Jersey’s “Research Corridor” on the campus of The New Jersey Bioscience Center, a 50-acre research park which offers easy access to both New York City and Philadelphia, as well as close proximity to near Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and Princeton University.  The New Jersey Bioscience Center itself is home to a number of successful biotech businesses including Chromocell, Allergan, Merial and Orthobond.



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NJ Ignite Program

The NJ Ignite Program can provide approved qualified biotech companies with up to 9 months free rent. To be eligible for NJ Ignite at the Incubator at North Brunswick, the company must meet the following requirements:

1.  An experienced management team with experience raising a minimum of $15M in a prior biotech company.

2.  A focus on drug discovery technologies originating from academic medical centers, with preference to in-licensed new chemical entity (NCE) from an academic medical center.

3.  A funding commitment from a consortium of venture capital firms.


Lenzie Harcum, Program Manager Biotech Labs / Incubator 
(732) 839-1880

Rosa Szeliga, Program Officer


Cyndi Costello, Program Specialist


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