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.


How 11 States Attracted the Smartest Scientists, Research

Washington, DC, August 13, 2013The Washington Post reports that nations have long competed to lead the world in scientific achievement.  The United States, for example, now spends nearly 3 percent of its GDP on basic R&D.  But the benefits of public spending on research are also becoming clear at the state level.

A new paper published by the UC-Berkeley economist Enrico Moretti and Daniel Wilson of the San Francisco Federal Reserve finds that states that created tax or other incentives for the biotech industry over the last 20 years have experienced tremendous growth in the number of “star” scientists inhabiting those states. Continue reading