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.

Cyber Security

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

Governor Christie Names David Weinstein as State’s First Chief Technology Officer

David Weinstein

David Weinstein

Trenton, NJ, June 21, 2016 — Governor Chris Christie yesterday established the position of Chief Technology Officer by appointing David Weinstein as the State’s first ever CTO.

Weinstein will oversee the New Jersey Office of Information Technology (OIT) and be responsible for developing and implementing strategic policies, information security standards and requirements for all State departments and agencies. He will report directly to the Governor and will serve as a cabinet member.

In making the announcement, Governor Christie said, “New Jersey’s public employees rely on information technology (IT) systems to serve our citizens with vital functions of government.  These duties demand — and the taxpayer’s deserve — a user experience that enables greater productivity and long-term efficiencies while protecting private information to the greatest extent possible.” Continue reading