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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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R&D Council’s Cicatiello on Data Protection Critical for Future of NJ’s Biotech Sector

Newark, NJ, October 20, 2014 Writing in today’s Star-Ledger, Anthony S. Cicatiello, president of the Research & Development Council of New Jersey, writes:

A trade deal being brokered thousands of miles from New Jersey could have a profound effect on our state’s financial future.

Representatives from the United States and other Pacific-Rim countries will meet in Australia this month to continue negotiations on a major new international free-trade agreement. The Trans-Pacific Partnership is expected to foster trade among the United States and some of the major economies of the Asia-Pacific region, including Australia, Japan and New Zealand. Read the rest of this entry »

NJIT with defense industry to maintain military readiness

Newark, NJ, October 13, 2014 – The US Department of Defense (DOD) is looking at collaboration as a way to innovate in the wake of looming budget cuts and a sharp reduction in U.S. forces abroad. NJIT’s Innovation Institute received a $5.67 million grant from DOD to work with aerospace and defense contractors to bolster their R&D progress. Read the rest of this entry »

Nine NJ colleges and universities make new ranking

Trenton, NJ, October 13, 2014 - College Choice, “an independent online publication dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college,” came out with a new ranking of colleges. Nine out of the top fifty regional universities in the northern United States fifty came from New Jersey. Read the rest of this entry »

Senator Kean unveils new jobs bills at Bell Labs

Murray Hill, NJ, October 13, 2014 – According to the New Jersey Business Magazine, “New Jersey Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean toured the Murray Hill headquarters of Bell Labs with company President Marcus Weldon and unveiled new legislation to create jobs by fostering innovation in New Jersey.” Read the rest of this entry »
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