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.

Food & Nutrition

Rutgers Dedicates New Food, Nutrition and Health Institute to Help Solve Serious, Preventable Health Problems

New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition and HealthNew Brunswick, NJ, October 29, 2015 ― Rutgers University on October 27 dedicated the New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health (IFNH), a universitywide hub for interdisciplinary research whose mission is to make New Jersey the “Healthy State” and a model for the nation.

The nearly 80,000-square-foot facility on the George H. Cook campus, Rutgers-New Brunswick, is supported by a $10 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, $10 million from an anonymous donor and $35 million from the state’s Building Our Future Bond Act of 2012. Continue reading

Rutgers Breaks Ground for Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health

New Brunswick, NJ, September 4, 2013 — Rutgers officials formally broke ground on a nearly 80,000 square-foot building for the new Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health, dedicated to fighting childhood obesity associated with adult diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer. 

President Robert L. Barchi said the institute presents an opportunity to bring together elements of the university’s newly integrated health science units with Rutgers’ traditional strengths in the life sciences and social sciences.  The idea behind the institute is to create and physical space where interdisciplinary research, teaching and outreach to the community can take place. Continue reading