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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.

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Choose New Jersey’s RFP Watch provides up-to-date information on business opportunities throughout the Garden State at a cost that is affordable for all companies – with a place of business in New Jersey – large and small.

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Events

BIO International Convention 2017 Closes After Four ‘Breakthrough’ Days in San Diego; BIO 2018 Set for Boston

Washington, DC, June 23, 2017 — The 2017 BIO International Convention (BIO 2017), hosted by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), closed yesterday after four days of immersive, compelling programming united under the theme of “Breakthrough.”

BIO 2017 drew 16,123 biotechnology industry leaders from 48 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and 73 countries to San Diego, the “genomics capital” of the world.

As the largest global biotechnology event, BIO 2017 provided attendees with unique perspectives on the immense opportunities and complex challenges ahead for the industry. Continue reading

Choose New Jersey Showcases State’s Assets, Resources at BIO International 2017 This Week

Princeton, NJ, June 22, 2017 — A delegation representing more than 20 New Jersey organizations, including top life sciences companies, universities, trade associations, State government and Choose New Jersey, Inc. is showcasing New Jersey’s assets and resources for biotechnology companies at the New Jersey Pavilion (Booth #1737) at BIO International 2017, June 19-22 (2017) in San Diego, California.

During the world’s largest biotechnology conference, members of the New Jersey delegation are holding business meetings with executives representing companies in North America, Europe and Asia interested in learning more about the benefits of a New Jersey location. Continue reading

Event: Students 2 Science to Host Inaugural ‘Biotech Observation Day June 9 in East Hanover

East Hanover, NJ, June 7, 2017 — You are invited to join Students 2 Science (S2S) at its first-ever Biotech Observation Day on Friday, June 9 at 1:00 p.m. to introduce a new career pathway and educational offering to prepare students for high demand, 21st century careers through authentic STEM education.

The event, which includes a tour and lunch, will be held at S2S at the East Hanover Technology Center, 66 Deforest Avenue, East Hanover, NJ 07936.

S2S is a model non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire, motivate and educate elementary, middle and high school students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.  Continue reading

NJ Tech Council Announces 2017 CFO Award Finalists; Award Renamed in Memory of Caren Franzini

New Brunswick, NJ, June 1, 2017 — The NJ Tech Council 2017 CFO Awards Breakfast will be held on June 9 at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe, NJ.

Four awards will be given by the Tech Council, the region’s premiere membership trade organization supporting technology companies.

In addition, attendees at the CFO Awards Breakfast will have the pleasure of hearing keynote speaker Karen McLoughlin, the Chief Financial Officer at Cognizant, who will share insights from her experiences overseeing Cognizant’s worldwide financial planning and analysis, accounting & controllership, tax, investor relations, treasury, internal audit and enterprise risk management functions.  Continue reading

HINJ to Serve as Lead Sponsor of Choose New Jersey’s Annual Reception at BIO International on June 19 in San Diego

New Brunswick, NJ, May 19, 2016 — The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) will serve, once again, as the lead sponsor of Choose New Jersey’s annual reception at BIO International Convention on Monday, June 19 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Top of the Hyatt at the Grand Hyatt San Diego.

Choose New Jersey will showcase top life sciences companies, universities, trade associations, the State government at its New Jersey Pavilion (Booth #1737) at BIO International 2017, which will be held from June 19 to 22 at the San Diego Convention Center. Continue reading

Event: Jersey Technology: See It, Live It, Accelerate It at NJ Tech Council’s ‘Jersey Innovation Week’ May 15-20

 New Brunswick, NJ, May 15, 2017NJ Tech Council President and CEO James Barrood writes in NJBIZ on Jersey Innovation Week, May 15-20:

New Jersey is one of the world’s leading global centers of transformative technology and innovation.

But even within our high-tech industries, many don’t realize the breadth and vigor of New Jersey’s technology communities. And outside our industries, many stakeholders and citizens have only the vaguest sense of New Jersey’s many deep wellsprings of innovation.

We thought: Maybe you just have to see it to believe it. So, we’ve made that easy — at the first-ever Jersey Innovation Week, May 15-20. Continue reading

Event: BioNJ to Partner with J.P. Morgan on 7th Annual BioPartnering Conference on May 23

Trenton, NJ, May 9, 2017 — In partnership with J.P. Morgan, BioNJ will host its Seventh Annual BioPartnering Conference on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Busch Campus Center at Rutgers University in Piscataway.

The event is expected to bring together over 200 regional biopharmaceutical executives, investors, academic collaborators and business development professionals for a day of networking, 1-1 partnering meetings, company presentations, exhibits and plenary sessions.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with J.P. Morgan on this year’s BioPartnering Conference,” said Debbie Hart, President and CEO, BioNJ. Continue reading

March for Science Partners Work to Put a Human Face on Science; Event Set for April 22 in Washington

Washington, DC, April 20, 2017 — Anne Q. Hoy reports for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) that scientific organizations partnering with the March for Science are stressing the need for scientists to connect more directly with policymakers and the public both now and in the future to build support for science and explain its value for society.

More than 220 organizations, representing many leading scientific organizations and academic research powerhouses, are supporting what has grown into a global event with more than 500 satellite marches well beyond the National Mall in Washington on April 22, from Greenland and Ghana to India and Chile. Continue reading

Event: Rutgers to Host 3rd Women’s Healthcare Innovation and Leadership Showcase on June 14

Piscataway, NJ, April 19, 2017 — The third Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Women’s Healthcare Innovation and Leadership Showcase (WHILS) will take place on Wednesday, June 14 at Rutgers University.

WHILS 2017 will be held at Rutgers University, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in the Kessler Teaching Building, 675 Hoes Lane West in Piscataway, New Jersey.

The conference is supported by a founding in-kind sponsorship from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and a gold sponsorship from the Rutgers University Interdisciplinary Job Opportunities in Biomedical Sciences (iJOBS) program. Continue reading

New Jersey Celebrates National Minority Health Month 2017; Health Equity Forums Scheduled

Trenton, NJ, April 11, 2017 — April is National Minority Health Month and this year’s theme is “Bridging Health Equity Across Communities.”

To raise awareness and highlight New Jersey’s efforts to promote and build healthier communities, hospitals, local and county health departments, and community groups will host more than 70 events throughout the state.

The New Jersey Department of Health’s Office of Minority and Multicultural Health (OMMH), along with its local partners, will be holding a series of health equity forums to encourage health and wellness, and disease prevention. Continue reading