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.

Sen. Stephen Sweeney

HINJ Partners with PILMA and WWFH-NJ to Host Life Sciences-Organized Labor Training Facility Tour for Rep. MacArthur

(L. to r.) HINJ CEO Dean Paranicas, IUOE Local 85 Business Manager Greg Lavelee, Sen. Steve Sweeney and Rep. Tom MacArthur

New Brunswick, NJ, June 27, 2017 — The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ), along with the Pharmaceutical Industry-Labor Management Association (PILMA) and We Work For Health – New Jersey (WWFH-NJ), hosted an organized labor training facility tour for Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-NJ-3rd) on May 12.

New Jersey Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney (D-Gloucester) also attended the event, which was held at the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 825 Training Grounds in Dayton, NJ.

To view a video from the tour — including brief comments from Congressman MacArthur and Senate President Sweeney — please click here. Continue reading

Rutgers Achieves Double-digit Gain in Research Grants and Contracts

Rutgers 250 AnniversaryNew Brunswick, NJ, November 5, 2015 ― Despite recent cutbacks in federal research support — the primary source of grants for most U.S. universities — Rutgers University achieved an 18.3 percent increase in overall funding for research and sponsored programs in the last fiscal year over the previous year, from $517.6 million in fiscal year 2014 up to $612.5 million in fiscal year 2015.

Rutgers brought in 11.4 percent more federal research dollars from 2014 ($272.1 million) to 2015 ($303.2 million), while overall research funding by most federal agencies was essentially flat, or unchanged, from the prior year, according to Christopher J. Molloy, the university’s senior vice president for research and economic development.

A summary of the fiscal year 2015 data was released yesterday by Rutgers’ Office of Research and Economic Development.  The university’s fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30. Continue reading