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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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Innovation takes strategic thinking

Trenton, NJ, October 28, 2014 – Innovation takes hard work: in both the form of critical thinking and persistence. In a recent Harvard Business Review post, Lee E. Miller and Kathleen Hayes Onieal discuss the important of sharing ideas and pushing innovation forward even when there is resistance. It can be accomplished with four tactics. Read the rest of this entry »

University Medical Center of Princeton selects new president

Plainsboro, NJ, October 27, 2014 - The University Medical Center of Princeton selected Janet L. Ready, an executive and registered nurse, to be its new president and Senior Vice President of the hospital’s parent company, Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS). Ms. Ready previously served as President of Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., as Chief Operating Officer of Crystal Run Healthcare in Middletown, N.Y., and Vice President, Administration, of Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Peekskill, N.Y. Read the rest of this entry »

Stockton, Rowan offer joint engineering degree

Galloway Township, October 27, 2014 - According to the New Jersey Business Magazine, "Students will be able to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, Mathematics, or Physics from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and a Bachelor of Science Engineering degree from Rowan University in five years under an agreement announced today by both institutions. Qualified students would typically attend Stockton’s School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (NAMS) for the first three years and then spend two years at Rowan’s College of Engineering, ultimately earning degrees from both institutions. The program gives students the opportunity to experience a liberal arts institution in their first three years and then move into a career-oriented engineering sequence." Read the rest of this entry »

NJIT and DOD work on facial recognition technology

Newark, NJ, October 27, 2014 - Chenjgun Liu, associate professor of computer science at the New Jersey Institute of Technology received funding from the Department of Defense to support his research in facial recognition technology. A relatively young technology, Liu is improving the digital imaging to narrow down the number of suspects in an investigation, reducing the search effort dramatically. Read the rest of this entry »
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