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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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SSTI highlights innovative policies and trends from 2013

Washington D.C., September 18, 2014 – State Science & Technology Institute (SSTI) produced its 2013 report entitled “Trends in Tech-based Economic Development: Local, State and Federal Action in 2013.” The report is a comprehensive summary of policies to bolster “technology based economic development” instituted by state governments in the previous fiscal year. Read the rest of this entry »

New Rutgers Graduate Program Trains Students to Meet Changing Health Care Demands

New Brunswick, NJ, September 15, 2014 ― Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is now offering a Master of Science Degree in Health Outcomes, Policy and Economics.

The new joint-degree program — conceived by Christopher Molloy, Rutgers senior vice president of research and economic development and the former dean of the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers — brings together the Rutgers schools of Pharmacy and Public Health. Read the rest of this entry »

NJIT and Talent Network kickoff 3rd Annual Manufacturing Week

Newark, NJ, September 12, 2014 – NJIT and the Advanced Manufacturing Talent Network will be hosting the 3rd Annual ManufactureNJ Industry Week, leading up to National Manufacturing Day on October 3rd.

There will be a keynote speaker and supporting speakers focusing on educating New Jersey’s youth and adult job seekers on careers in advanced manufacturing. There will also be a panel discussion about a pilot program we are introducing, supported by local manufacturers, local and state government, educational organizations that follows the German Skills Initiative.

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New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame holds an Annual Awards Banquet

Hoboken, NJ, September 12, 2014 - The New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame will be having their 2014 Annual Awards Banquet at the W Hotel on October 16. The Banquet, hosted by the Stevens Institute of Technology and Greenberg Traurig,  honors those inventors who, over a lifetime of invention, have contributed significantly to the welfare and finances of the state.

These individuals and businesses are selected by the Board of Trustees for their outstanding accomplishments. From graduate students to Nobel Laureates and Fortune 500 companies, recipients all share one common characteristic – their dedication to innovation upholds the legacy of New Jersey as the Invention State.

For more information and to register, click here.

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