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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 »

Assemblyman plans high-tech corridor to reinvigorate South Jersey

Trenton, NJ, October 21, 2014 – According to the New Jersey Republican Assembly Office, “Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi is sponsoring legislation he hopes will attract leading-edge businesses to South Jersey. [The bill] A-3735), introduced last week, would create a high technology corridor within Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland continues, which would be administered by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA).” Read the rest of this entry »

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 »
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