Life sciences

Why Choose New Jersey for Life Science

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.

njeda Programs and Incentives for Life Sciences

Angel Investor Tax Credit Program
Edison Innovation Fund
NJ Accelerate
NJ CoVest Fund
NJ Founders & Funders
NJ Ignite
SBIR/STTR Direct Financial Assistance Program (CSIT)
Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer (NOL) Program
Venture Fund Investments

NJ is home to over


life science and biopharma establishments

With over


active/open clinical trials

Research with nj 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, and Rowan University.


Located in the heart of New Jersey’s “Research Corridor” the 50-acre research park is designed to meet the research, manufacturing and office needs of entrepreneurial startups, to emerging research companies, large established corporations in the bioscience and pharmaceutical industries.

The New Jersey Bioscience Center is home to the Incubator and Step-Out Labs of North Brunswick and consists of almost 300,000 S.F. of lab and office space with over $70 million invested in facilities and improvements including a shared conference facility.

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Lenzie Harcum
Program Manager
New Jersey Bioscience Center’s Incubator and Step-out Labs 
Rosa szeliga
Program Officer
Cyndi Costello
Program Specialist

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