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.

Kean University

NJTV News: Kean University Hosts Life Sciences Innovation Summit

Union, NJ, August 6, 2017 — Leah Mishkin reports on NJTV News on August 2 that researchers at Kean University are conducting research to see if certain bacteria survive in the presence of antibiotics.

Jessica Schuyler, an associate scientist at Kean University, says she’s been involved in science as far back as high school. She says the field is only growing.

“I just figure they’ll always be bacteria and they’ll always be antibiotics, so I think it’s important people keep researching it,” she said. Continue reading

Kean University Students Present Innovative Medical Device at Tech Council Event

Union, NJ, July 2, 2017 — Kean University computer science students Andrey Suvorov of Edison, Claudia Fortes of Union and Peter Krivoshik of Ringoes presented at What’s Next in Medical Devices, an the NJ Tech Council event, on Tuesday, June 13 at Princeton University.

Kean computer science professor Jenny Li, Ph.D., and her students developed LifeLine, an autonomous life-saving device, in collaboration with researchers from Carnegie Mellon University. Continue reading

Life Sciences Incubator Opens on Kean University Campus

Somerset, NJ, February 13, 2015 ― Andrew Sheldon reports in NJBIZ that the Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship has announced the launch of its new life sciences incubator located in the state-of-the-art New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics.

The NJCSTM is located on the Union campus of Kean University, which is a founding member of the ILSE. Continue reading

Kean University and Union County College Awarded $3.25 Million Title V Grant

Union, NJ, September 5, 2014 ― The Star-Ledger reports that Kean University will receive a big boost, thanks to a just-announced five-year, $3.25 million federal Title V grant.

The award enables Union County College to partner with Kean University to develop a multi-faceted program focusing on increasing the success rates of students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) disciplines.

Title V funds are allocated through U.S. Department of Education to strengthen institutions that serve a high proportion of Hispanic and low-income students.   Continue reading