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Creating an environment that fosters innovation is a prerequisite to having a competitive business climate and economic growth. Being innovation-friendly attracts research and investment; provides incentive to expand or relocate; creates jobs and ultimately leads to new cures, technologies and products to improve our quality of life.
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Looking forward will save NJ’s economy

Trenton, NJ, October 22, 2014 – Earlier this week, Michael Diamond of the MyCentralJersey asked the question “Will NJ's millennials save our economy?” and then proceeded to highlight how the New Jersey needs to improve its economy to match the interests of the millennial generation. Diamond also highlighted New Jersey’s notorious brain drain, which has been an issue for decades, and categorizes his argument in four parts: • Create a culture that encourages innovation. • Invest in transportation projects. • Hold the line on taxes. • Be cool again. Read the rest of this entry »

Bayer donates $100K for STEM education

Whippany, NJ, October 21, 2014 – The Bayer Corporation and Bayer USA Foundation recently announced the creation of a 2-year, $100,000 grant to Students 2 Science (S2S), Inc., to support STEM education. The grant will underwrite all visits by middle and high school students to S2S’s laboratory and its virtual labs during the 2014-15 and 2015-16 school years. Read the rest of this entry »

Rutgers Professor Honored at NJ Inventors Hall of Fame

New Brunswick, NJ, October 21, 2014 – Last week, Richard E. Riman of Rutgers University be inducted into the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame for his “distinguished patented work related to systems and methods for carbon capture and sequestration utilizing novel concrete products.” The distinguished professor of materials science and engineering holds 10 U.S. patents and patents pending for the “low-temperature solidification” process, many of which are shared with his co-inventor Vahit Atakan, who did his doctoral studies with Riman. Read the rest of this entry »

Princeton acquires Protea’s LAESI(R) Technology

Princeton, NJ, October 21, 2014 – According to the New Jersey Business Magazine, Princeton University purchased Protea’s LAESI DP-1000 Instrument System from the Protea Biosciences Group, Inc. and will utilize it for Princeton’s Frick Chemistry Laboratory for the screening of microbial samples. The machine can offer direct molecular analysis and Princeton hope it can use the technology for new antimicrobial therapeutics. Read the rest of this entry »
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