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.

Business Incentives

Christie Administration Releases More ‘Recovery4Jersey’ Grants; $7 Million in Hiring Incentives for NJ Businesses

Trenton, NJ, December 2, 2013 — Recovery4Jersey helps Garden State businesses rebuild by allowing you to hire the people you need to do the work you need done.  To offset your hiring costs, this on-the-job training program will reimburse you 50 percent of your new workers’ wages.

Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD) Commissioner Harold J. Wirths has announced the availability of $7 million in hiring incentives under “Recovery4Jersey,” a program offering wage reimbursements to New Jersey employers who take on and train unemployed workers. Continue reading

Choose New Jersey Launches Web Tool Designed to Showcase Ideal Business Locations

Princeton, NJ, September 11, 2013 — Choose New Jersey and GIS Planning have launched a new interactive tool designed to make finding commercial properties in the Garden State faster and easier. 

ChooseNJSites.com (http://www.ChooseNJSites.com) features a searchable database of available business and industrial real estate sites – as well as deep data on the state – making it as simple as a mouse click to determine ideal business locations. Continue reading

Christie Administration to Launch Angel Investor Tax Credit July 1

Trenton, NJ, June 12, 2013 — The Christie Administration yesterday announced the Angel Investor Tax Credit Program will launch on July 1, 2013. 

The program is a result of the Angel Investor Tax Credit Act, which Governor Christie signed into law in January to spur job creation and growth in New Jersey’s current and next generation of high-skill, high-wage emerging technology industries. Continue reading

Bills to Overhaul Business Incentives on Hold for Now

Trenton, NJ, March 18, 2013 — Joshua Burd reports in NJBIZ that closely watched bills that would reshape the state’s business and development incentives will have to wait until at least early May, their two top sponsors said on Friday, as lawmakers fine-tune the measures while getting through several weeks of budget hearings.

However, the sponsors, Assemblyman Albert Coutinho (D-Newark) and Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D-Union), remain confident about the future of the legislation, with the effort garnering broad support and two related bills clearing their respective committees earlier this week. Continue reading