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.


Rutgers’ 10 Big Construction Projects Are Changing the Face of All Campuses

A rendering of Rutgers’ new Life Sciences Center in Newark

New Brunswick, NJ, September 19, 2017 — Len Melisurgo reports in The Star-Ledger/NJ.com that the campus landscape at Rutgers University keeps transforming, with a slew of construction projects that were recently completed or are going through their final touches.

Students returning for classes this semester will notice a new look to College Avenue in New Brunswick, as well as a brand new nursing and science building in Camden and a massive chemistry complex that’s towering over the Busch Campus in Piscataway.

Here’s a look at those projects and other major construction work that’s adding amenities and lending a new appearance to the various Rutgers campuses across the state. Continue reading

Opinion: Labor Leader Greg Lalevee on ‘Workers Win When Jersey Drug Companies Innovate’

Greg Lalevee

Springfield, NJ, June 21, 2017The Record/NorthJersey.com on June 15 published the following opinion piece by Greg Lalevee, Business Manager, the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 825:

New Jersey’s nickname, “Medicine Chest of the World,” is backed up by the numbers.

Our state is home to more than 3,000 life sciences establishments.  Thirteen of the world’s top 20 biopharmaceutical companies have made the Garden State their U.S. headquarters.

These firms are innovating and saving lives every day — and they couldn’t do it without help from supportive government policies and New Jersey’s well-trained and talented union workforce. Continue reading

NJ Colleges’ Building Projects to Benefit from $34 Million Allocation from 2012 ‘Building Our Future Bond Act’

NJ SpotlightTrenton, NJ, January 23, 2017 — John Reitmeyer reports on NJ Spotlight that it has been more than four years since voters authorized a major bond issue to help pay for new buildings and renovations at New Jersey colleges and universities.

Now, lawmakers are taking steps to allocate $34 million, which represents the remaining dollars that have yet to be spent from that bond issue.

Committees in both the Assembly and Senate voted last week to approve a list of projects that will use up what remains of the $750 million “Building Our Future Bond Act” from 2012. Continue reading

The College of New Jersey Breaks Ground on $75M STEM Building

Ewing, NJ, July 8, 2015 The Star-Ledger reports that, with the help of some miniature robots, officials at The College of New Jersey broke ground Tuesday on a new 89,000-square-foot STEM building that will give its engineering and science programs 60 percent more classroom and laboratory space.

The building, which will house the biomedical engineering, computer science and mechanical engineering departments, will be the anchor of a larger STEM Complex that already includes the Biology Building, Science Complex and Armstrong Hall. Continue reading