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.


Applications Now Being Accepted for 2014 Governor’s STEM Scholars Program

Chatham, NJ, April 23, 2014 — The Governor’s STEM Scholars program is now accepting applications for 2014.This program is a public-private initiative of the Research & Development Council of New Jersey, the Governor’s Office, the New Jersey Department of Education, and the Secretary of Higher Education.

The program provides the students — from tenth grade through Ph.D. — with a unique and comprehensive introduction to sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the state.  

The students will learn about STEM through a series of conferences that take place around the New Jersey, along with field trips to research labs and Q&As with STEM professionals.   Continue reading

Rutgers’ Aresty Symposium to Showcase Undergrad Student Research on April 25

New Brunswick, NJ, April 22, 2014 — Carl Blesch and Robin Lally report that, for the past decade, the benefits of a public research university have been exhibited annually at Rutgers’ Aresty Undergraduate Research Symposium, where more than 2,000 students have had the opportunity to showcase the results of their work in areas that span the humanities, social sciences, technology, and life and physical sciences.

This year’s 10th anniversary research symposium, which takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the Livingston Student Center, will feature the research of more than 500 students.

To conduct their own independent study, these undergraduates have taken advantage of mentoring provided by Rutgers faculty whose research bridges diverse fields. Continue reading

Rothman Institute Announces 11th Annual Idea for NJ High School Students

Madison, NJ, February 19, 2014 — The Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship, which is affiliated with Fairleigh Dickinson University, is pleased to announce the eleventh annual New Jersey Idea Competition.

Students are given the challenge to create a business idea and submit it to a panel of judges comprised of university professors and experts in business and entrepreneurship.

Students with the most innovative ideas and business proposals will be awarded cash prizes and recognized at our awards ceremony, where they will get to connect and network with other high school students from across New Jersey who are creative and innovative, as well. Continue reading

Independent College Fund of NJ to Host Undergrad Research Symposium March 24; Seeks Researchers to Attend, Support

Summit, NJ, February 10, 2013 — The Independent College Fund of New Jersey (ICFNJ) is celebrating 60 years of partnering with corporate and philanthropic leaders to strengthen New Jersey’s independent colleges and universities by offering its first Undergraduate Research Symposium on March 24, 2014, at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City.

ICFNJ is seeking to secure support of this important initiative across the multiple fields in which students may find future employment or career opportunities.

ICFNJ is asking companies with a New Jersey presence to send a researcher to attend the Symposium on Monday, March 24 and interact with the students during the poster presentation of their funded research projects.   Continue reading

Monmouth University School of Science to Host 12-Week Summer Research Program

West Long Branch, NJ, January 29, 2014 ― Monmouth University School of Science will present 2014 Summer Research Program (SRP) from May 22 through August 18, 2014.

Participants will experience a life-changing summer by working with faculty members on exciting research projects.  Join other motivated students for the School of Science Summer Research Program.  This 12-week program is a challenging opportunity to work on collaborative research projects under the supervision of School of Science faculty and staff. Continue reading