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.


Trump Administration Tapping Tech, Business CEOs and Academia for STEM Policy Approach

Washington, DC, July 31, 2017 — Margaret Talev reported on Bloomberg News reported that White House officials, including Ivanka Trump, have begun an outreach campaign to major technology, business and education leaders — including Laurene Powell Jobs and Apple’s Tim Cook — for advice on shaping funding approaches to science, technology, engineering and math education in U.S. public schools.

President Donald Trump’s daughter on July 26 joined Reed Cordish, the president’s special assistant for technology initiatives, on a conference call with politicians, educators and CEOs to discuss STEM education, according to two people with knowledge of the call. Continue reading

Opinion: Rush Holt: Lawmakers Need to Use a Scientific Approach to Formulating Views

The Hon. Rush Holt

The Hon. Rush Holt

Washington, DC, December 21, 2016Rush Holt, a physicist who serves as the CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), executive publisher of the Science family of journals, and former New Jersey Congressman, writes in The Star-Ledger:

Throughout this election cycle, and certainly since Election Day, many Americans are wondering whether what binds us together can overcome what divides us politically.

Indeed, it is no exaggeration to say that many of our fellow citizens are feeling more estranged from their countrymen and their government than they ever have. Continue reading

HINJ to Host Policy Forum ‘Life Sciences: Saving Lives, Saving Money’ November 21

New Brunswick, NJ, November 19, 2014 ― The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) invites you to join leaders of New Jersey’s health care community for a health policy forum entitled Life Sciences: Saving Lives, Saving Money” that will be held Friday, November 21 from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. at Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township.

The forum will present a discussion about how the life sciences not only saves lives, but also lowers health care costs.  Topics and speakers will include:

  • Chronic Disease Management: Helping Patients and Saving Money — Larry Hausner, Former Chief Executive Officer, American Diabetes Association
  • Patient Adherence: Staying Healthy and Avoiding Expenses — Murray Aitken, Executive Director, IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics
  • Medical Innovation: Prevention, Cures and Cost Avoidance — Ken Zaentz, President and Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter
  • Wellness and Prevention: Living Healthier and Spending Less — Linda J. Schwimmer, J.D., Vice President, New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute

Admission is free, but seating is limited.  To RSVP, please click here.