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.

Medical Device Makers

Sequester Withholding of FDA User Fees Irks Drug and Medical Device Makers

Washington, DC, May 21, 2013Roll Call reports that, for years, makers of drugs and medical devices have paid the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in exchange for the agency committing to certain performance goals, including evaluating submitted drugs, therapies and technologies before they may be introduced into the marketplace.  

But now, Roll Call reports, the FDA may not be able to accomplish all those goals, because some of the funds are being cut by the sequester.   Continue reading