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New Jersey continues to lead in the biological sciences, according to biennial study

Washington, D.C., September 2, 2014 – New Jersey continues to be a national leader in its size and diverse concentrations within the biological sciences according Battelle and BIO. In their sixth biennial report, Battelle/BIO State Bioscience Jobs, Investments and Innovation 2014, the State’s bioscience companies employed just over 86,000 in 2012 across 2,498 business establishments. Read the rest of this entry »

World’s leading neuroscientists joins Rutgers’ Brain Health Institute

New Brunswick, NJ, September 2, 2014 – Dr. Gary Aston-Jones, one of the world’s leading neuroscientists, joined Rutgers University and becomes director of its Brain Health Institute last week. Created in 2013, Aston-Jones will help lead the institute to continue its work in brain disorders across all three campuses. Read the rest of this entry »

Feds Prioritizing Tech Transfer Collaboration in FY16 Budget

Washington DC, August 28, 2014 - The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) recently put out their annual science and technology priorities memorandum. The memo included the support of lab-to-market technology commercialization as a key pillar of cross-agency spending for the upcoming fiscal year. Read the rest of this entry »

NSF Ranks New Jersey as one of the top states for U.S. Business R&D

Washington DC, August 28, 2014 – The National Science Foundation's 2011 Business R&D and Innovation Survey found New Jersey as one of the top ten states for business driven R&D research. The Garden State ranked 6th for the highest level of business R&D “performed and paid for by companies from companies' own funds.” Read the rest of this entry »
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