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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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Events

TODAY @ 5 PM: Event: HINJ and Rutgers Biomedical Engineering Medical Device Development Center to Host ‘Patient Perspectives’ in Research on November 16; Third in Forum Series

New Brunswick, NJ, November 16, 2017 — Please join the Rutgers Biomedical Engineering Medical Device Development Center and the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) on Thursday, November 16 for “The Patient’s Perspective: Emotional and Physical Benefits of Medical Devices,” the third in the Rutgers-HINJ Fall 2017 series of educational panels and seminars that focus on the medical device industry.

The event will be held from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. (networking at 4:30 p.m.; program at 5:30 p.m.) at Rutgers University BME Auditorium (Busch Campus), 599 Taylor Road, Piscataway.

Scientists and engineers do amazing work creating innovative therapies and devices that enhance and save lives.  However, while working in a lab, there are few opportunities to see patients who benefit from the health care made possible by medical innovation.  Continue reading

R&D Council of NJ Presents 2017 Edison Patent Awards and Special Recognitions Honors

Jersey City, NJ, November 3, 2017 ― The Research & Development Council of New Jersey presented its 2017 Annual Edison Patent Awards on November 2 at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ.

The 2017 Edison Patent Award winners were:

  • Biomaterials: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Biomedical: New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)
  • Energy: Siemens Energy
  • Environmental: BASF
  • Imaging Systems: Princeton Plasma Physical Laboratory
  • Industrial Process: ExxonMobil
  • Information Technology: Avaya
  • Instrumentation: Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Materials: Honeywell
  • Medical: Ethicon
  • Pharmaceutical: Lexicon Pharmaceuticals
  • Pharmaceutical: Merck & Co., Inc.
  • Technology Transfer: Princeton University
  • Telecommunications: Nokia Bell Labs

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Seton Hall-Hackensack-Meridian School of Medicine’s Dean Bonita Stanton to Be Honored by Tri-County Scholarship Fund on November 6

Dean Bonita Stanton

Whippany, NJ, October 27, 2017 — Michael Ricciardelli reports that Dr. Bonita Stanton, founding dean of the Seton Hall-Hackensack-Meridian School of Medicine, has been honored by the Tri-County Scholarship Fund.

Dean Stanton’s award will be presented at the Fund’s 36th annual Gala Awards Dinner at the Hanover Marriott in Whippany, celebrating more than three decades of helping financially needy students in Morris, Passaic and Sussex counties on November 6, 2017.

The mission of Tri-County Scholarship Fund is to provide financial support for deserving students to obtain a quality, values-based education in accredited private elementary and secondary schools. Continue reading

VENDORS EVENT: HINJ and Somerset County Business Partnership to Host 2017 Life Sciences Vendors Procurement Conference on November 2

New Brunswick, NJ, October 25, 2017 — The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey’s (HINJ) annual Life Sciences Vendors Procurement Conference is scheduled for Thursday, November 2 from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m. at Raritan Valley Community College, Route 28 and Lamington Road, North Branch, NJ.

The event — entitled “How to Do Business with Pharma and Medical Technology Companies” — will be co-sponsored by the Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) with support from Eli Lilly and Company and Allergan.

Senator Kip Bateman (R-Somerset) will be the special guest speaker at the event that aims to educate businesses, large and small, on trends in procurement and issues of importance to the industry. Continue reading

Event: Morris County Economic Development Corp. to Host Innovation Forum on November 3; Barclays Chief Innovation Officer to Keynote

Florham Park, NJ, October 25, 2017 — The Morris County Economic Development Corporation will hold its first Annual Innovation Forum on Wednesday, Friday, November 3, 2017 at the Sheraton Parsippany located at 199 Smith Rd, Parsippany, NJ.

The keynote speaker will be John Stecher, Chief Innovation Officer at Barclays.  He will speak about how he manages the process of innovation and change management within his organization.

Attendees will learn how companies in Morris County are innovating to drive business growth and providing value to customers.  They also will learn how to apply these strategies to their business and share innovative approaches your company is taking. Continue reading

Event: HINJ and Rutgers Biomedical Engineering Medical Device Development Center to Host Cybersecurity for Medical Devices’ on October 19; Second in Forum Series

New Brunswick, NJ, October 18, 2017 — Please join the Rutgers Biomedical Engineering Medical Device Development Center and the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) on Thursday, October 19 for “Cybersecurity for Medical Devices: Why and How,” which is the second in their Fall 2017 series of educational panels and seminars that focus on the medical device industry.

The forum will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Rutgers University Easton Auditorium (Busch Campus), 101 Bevier Road, Piscataway.  A networking reception will begin at 5:00 p.m.; the program will start at 5:30 p.m.

Medical device vulnerability to cybercrime is increasing, creating threats that can result in hospital data theft, patient identity theft and potential harmful impact to medical device safety and effectiveness.  Continue reading

HINJ Hosts Life Sciences Celebration 2017; Honors Six for Meritorious Contributions

New Brunswick, NJ, October 13, 2017 ― Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) yesterday morning honored four individuals, a nonprofit patient advocacy organization and a public high school for their meritorious contributions in public service, medical innovation/human health, patient access/advocacy and STEM education.

The recipients of HINJ’s fifth annual honors — presented at the Historic Trenton Masonic Temple — were:

The Honorable Bob Franks Public Service Award

The Honorable Diane Allen
Member, New Jersey Senate (Burlington)

HINJ honored Senator Allen for her nearly 22 years of distinguished legislative service that has earned her a reputation as being one of the most effective patient advocates in the New Jersey Senate.  In the past year alone, Senator Allen, who will retire from the Senate in January, authored laws relating to elder abuse; domestic violence; improved support for veterans challenged with addiction and mental health issues; and the expansion of telemedicine, which is revolutionizing patient access to health care. Continue reading

Stockton University’s Hughes Center to Honor Six on November 9; Former VP Biden to Present Special Honor

Galloway, NJ, October 11, 2017 — The Hughes Center Honors will recognize six outstanding New Jersey leaders at the Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club on Thursday, November 9.

Among those honored will be the late Jim Whelan, who served as a City Councilman and Mayor of Atlantic City and later a state Senator until his death in August.

“We mourn the loss of Sen Whelan, but welcome the opportunity to honor his memory and share his legacy as we recognize the accomplishments of all our honorees,” said Sharon Schulman, executive director of the Hughes Center for Public Policy at Stockton University. Continue reading

THURSDAY MORNING! Join HINJ for 2017 Life Sciences Celebration in Trenton; Six Honorees Named

New Brunswick, NJ, October 10, 2017 ― The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) will honor meritorious leadership in and contributions to New Jersey’s life sciences community at HINJ’s Life Sciences Celebration 2017, which will be held Thursday, October 12 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the Historic Trenton Masonic Temple, 100 Barrack Street, Trenton.

Online registration for the free event is now open.

HINJ’s 2017 honorees are: Continue reading

Tomorrow! ‘Made in New Jersey’ Manufacturing Day Set for October 6; Award Finalists Announced

Cedar Knolls, NJ, October 5, 2017 — Three individuals and 21 companies were named finalists for the 2017 Manufacturing Awards.

The awards, given by the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, will be announced at the sixth annual “Made in New Jersey” Manufacturing Day, Oct. 6, at the Bridgewater Marriott.

Awards will be presented to Manufacturer of the Year (Small, Medium, Large and Young/Startup categories), Innovator of the Year and the Raymond Hopp Award for Excellence. Continue reading