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.


Event: Montclair State University to Host ‘Trump’s First 100 Days: What It Might Mean for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’ on January 30

Donald Trump 1Montclair, NJ, January 25, 2017 — Donald J. Trump was an unconventional candidate, and many expect him to be an unconventional president. What will this mean in the areas of innovation and entrepreneurship?  What can we expect from a Trump White House? How will the Democrats interact with a Trump administration?

Join Montclair State University’s Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship and Department of Political Science on Monday, January 30 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. as a panel of experts provides insight on these questions and on how a Trump administration could impact entrepreneurs, startup founders, innovators and inventors.   Continue reading

NJ Spotlight: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Are Resurgent in New Jersey; State’s Universities Are Leading the Way

New Jersey signHoboken, NJ, November 9, 2016 — Laurie Peterson reports on NJ Spotlight that it has almost become an adage: New Jersey was once the center of innovation in the country but no longer.  That title is now held by California, or Massachusetts, or New York, or even Washington.

But recently, funding, professional support, and office space for entrepreneurs have been springing up all over the state — for those who know where to find them. Universities are helping to lead the way.

A number of New Jersey universities are seeing it as part of their role to encourage business incubation. Continue reading

AdvaMed Recommits to Fostering Early-State Innovation; New Report Highlights Challenges to Medtech Entrepreneurship

advamed-logo-croppedWashington, DC, October 25, 2016 — The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) on October 17 affirmed its commitment to advancing a comprehensive set of policy objectives to invigorate the innovation ecosystem for early-stage device and diagnostics companies.

A new report — “A Future at Risk:  Economic Performance, Entrepreneurship, and Venture Capital in the U.S, Medical Technology Sector” — released at the association’s annual meeting, outlines significant warning signs that, if left unaddressed, could hamper long-term growth and entrepreneurship.

Some key signals identified in the report, based on a number of independent sources on medtech industry trends, include: Continue reading

BioNJ Releases ‘Fueling Entrepreneurship: Advancing Innovation and the Life Sciences Ecosystem’

BioNJ White Paper 20160216Newark, NJ, February 16, 2016 BioNJ, the trade association for New Jersey’s life sciences industry, has released Fueling Entrepreneurship: Advancing Innovation and the Life Sciences Ecosystem, a white paper highlighting key findings from a state-wide survey of entrepreneurs intended to identify opportunities and strategies to support the important role of life sciences entrepreneurship.

New Jersey and the surrounding region represents a hotbed of life sciences activity, boasting the full complement of large and small biopharmaceutical companies, universities and research institutions, service providers and talent working together to make meaningful advances in healthcare.

Entrepreneurship is a critical component to ensuring the long-term growth and success of this region and specifically BioNovation, New Jersey’s life sciences innovation cluster. Continue reading

Rutgers to Host 5th Annual Entrepreneurship Day on October 16

New Brunswick, NJ, October 4, 2013 — Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey will host its 5th Annual Entrepreneurship Day on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Rutgers College Avenue Student Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

The theme is this year’s conference is “Collaborative Innovation….Progress Through Partnerships.” Continue reading