Who We Are

The New Jersey Life Sciences Vendors Alliance (NJLSVA) is a coalition of businesses, individuals and academia who provide goods and services to New Jersey’s life sciences companies.

The NJLSVA was founded to educate suppliers on trends in industry procurement and public policy that affects the life sciences industry.

Monthly Archives: October 2013

State Funding Helps Make Rutgers’ Science Complex Become a Reality

Newark, NJ, October 25, 2013 — Lawrence Lerner reports that a $59 million state-of-the-art science facility will soon become a reality for Rutgers-Newark after spending nearly 15 years on the drawing board.

Three chancellorships and one state bond-issue later, plans for the Life Sciences II building have finally emerged, fulfilling a vision that will modernize the Rutgers-Newark campus, making it an attractive teaching and research hub in the sciences. Continue reading

FDU to Host CEO Innovation Lecture Series with ETS’s Kurt Landgraf on November 20

Madison, NJ, October 22, 2013 — Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman College of Business will host the 8th Annual CEO Innovation Lecture Series on Wednesday, November 20 at FDU College at Floreham’s Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall Mansion).  This year’s keynote presenter will be Kurt Landgraf, President and Chief Executive Officer, ETS.

This series of lectures exposes participants to the latest ideas of the finest CEO innovators. Continue reading

Rutgers Professors Honored for Innovations in Medicine, Computer Technology, Agriculture

New Brunswick, NJ, October 22, 2013 — Four Rutgers professors have been honored by the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame for innovations as diverse as leukemia-fighting drugs, hardy and faster growing cranberry plants, computerized voice recognition and shellfish genetics. Continue reading

Bayer HealthCare Opens New HQ in Hanover; Governor Speaks on Making State a Better Business Environment

Hanover, NJ, October 16, 2013 — This morning, Bayer HealthCare will be joined by Governor Chris Christie and Marijn Dekkers, CEO of Bayer AG, the Germany-based parent company of Bayer HealthCare, at a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open its new East Coast headquarters in the Whippany section of Hanover.

Speaking at the event, Governor Christie, said, “We need to continue to work on things that will help to make the business environment better in this state.” Continue reading

Rutgers to Host Nov. 13-15 ‘Mission: Possible’ Forum on Making College Access, Completion a Reality

New Brunswick, NJ, October 16, 2013 — Rutgers Future Scholars will host “Mission: Possible,” a national convening at the campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick on November 13-15, 2013.

“Mission: Possible” centers on making college access and completion a reality for all youth and will explore the economic, social, and cultural benefits of innovative and effective outreach strategies. Continue reading

Sandy Service Days Set for October 26 and 29

Morristown, NJ, October 16, 2013 — The Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund has partnered with Jersey Cares to mobilize 5,000 volunteers in meaningful service projects to continue clean-up and rebuilding efforts throughout Ocean, Monmouth, Hudson, Atlantic and Bergen Counties on the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. 

Sandy Service Day will be held Saturday, October 26 and Tuesday, October 29. 

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Rutgers to Host 5th Annual Entrepreneurship Day on October 16

New Brunswick, NJ, October 4, 2013 — Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey will host its 5th Annual Entrepreneurship Day on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Rutgers College Avenue Student Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

The theme is this year’s conference is “Collaborative Innovation….Progress Through Partnerships.” Continue reading