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Why Innovation?
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.
Innovation Time Line
Below is a timeline of innovation advancement. Click on the page for a larger view.
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Fairleigh Dickinson University


Dr. Ruth Nemire
Executive Dean
School of Pharmacy




Founded in 1942, Fairleigh Dickinson is the largest private university in New Jersey, with more than 12,000 students. In addition to its two campuses in New Jersey (the Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck and the College at Florham in Madison), FDU features two international campuses, Wroxton College in England and FDU-Vancouver in Canada. The University offers more than 100 liberal arts and professional degree programs, dozens of partnerships with internationally renowned institutions and special programs and status within the United Nations.


Fairleigh Dickinson University is a center of academic excellence dedicated to the preparation of world citizens through global education. The University strives to provide students with the multi-disciplinary, intercultural, and ethical understandings necessary to participate, lead, and prosper in the global marketplace of ideas, commerce and culture.

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Innovation Daily
Selected innovation related articles from around the world on a daily basis.
Innovation NJ in Action