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.

Liberty Science Center

Former Gov. Kean to Chair Liberty Science Center’s $25 Million Capital Campaign

Jersey City, NJ, October 23, 2017 — On January 25, 2018, Liberty Science Center will commemorate its 25th year with the official VIP celebration of the Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium, the largest and most technologically advanced planetarium in the Western Hemisphere.

The event will honor the lead supporters of a new 25th Anniversary $25 Million Campaign that the Center announced on October 16.

Former New Jersey State Governor and Founding Governor of LSC Thomas H. Kean will chair the campaign. Continue reading

Liberty Science Center Honors ‘Hidden Figures’ Trailblazer Katherine Goble Johnson as ‘Genius’

Katherine G. Johnson

Jersey City, NJ, May 16, 2017 — Amy Kuperinsky reports in The Star-Ledger/NJ.com that, in 2015, Katherine Goble Johnson received the National Medal of Freedom from President Obama.

In 2016, the work of Johnson and her NASA colleagues was chronicled in the book “Hidden Figures: The Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race,” by Margot Lee Shetterly.

The book told the story of how as a research mathematician and “human computer,” Johnson became one of the first African-American women to work at NASA, calculating crucial trajectories for space missions at a time when segregation dictated separate bathrooms. Continue reading

HINJ-Sponsored Event: NJCU Presidential Speaker Series Presents Dr. Bonnie Bassler at Liberty Science Center April 19

Jersey City, NJ, April 14, 2017 — The Liberty Science Center and New Jersey City University (NJCU) are pleased to present their third annual lecture on Wednesday, April 19.

With the success of physicist Dr. Michio Kaku in 2015 and planetary scientist Dr. Carolyn Porco in 2016, the two educational institutions have chosen the esteemed microbiologist Dr. Bonnie Bassler for this next lecture in the NJCU Presidential Speaker Series.

The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) is pleased to be one of the supporting organizations for this free lecture which is open to students, teachers, and the general public.   Continue reading

Liberty Science Center Expansion Wins Key Vote from Jersey City Council

Jersey City, NJ, March 29, 2017 — Terrence T. McDonald reports in The Star-Ledger/NJ.com that a plan to build a $276 million science and technology complex near Liberty Science Center cleared another major hurdle at the City Council’s March 22 meeting when the council voted to transfer 12 acres of city-owned land intended for the complex.

The 6-3 vote came after 11 p.m. at the end of a four-hour public hearing in front of a crowd that initially numbered about 150.

The action transfers the city land to the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency, which intends to sell the property to SciTech Scity, a new arm of Liberty Science Center, for $10. Continue reading