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Students can tap, swipe and drag their fingers across the surface of a touch-screen table for anatomy instruction on what is essentially a handheld tablet blown up to a length of about 3½ feet.

Digital Anatomy Tool Comes to Burlington County Institute of Technology
Students can tap, swipe and drag their fingers across the surface of a touch-screen table for anatomy instruction on what is essentially a handheld tablet blown up to a length of about 3½ feet and set up as a table with a touch screen for its surface.

NJTC to Host Event on Innovation Economy Oct. 29
The New Jersey Tech Council’s Collaborating to Empower the Innovation Economy will discuss the elements for a strong technology ecosystem in New Jersey and the public policies needed to attract early-stage high-growth tech companies.

Murphy Holds Roundtable Discussion on NJ Innovation Evergreen Fund
Gov. Phil Murphy recently held a roundtable discussion with New Jersey business and innovation leaders to discuss the many benefits of the recently proposed New Jersey Innovation Evergreen Fund (NJIEF), which is designed to supercharge the return of venture capital to the Garden State.

Community College Leadership Summit on Friday, Nov. 16 For more than 50 years, New Jersey’s community colleges have been indispensable to our state, providing high quality, affordable post-secondary education to hundreds of thousands of people and helping to build the skilled workforce that has underpinned the state’s economic growth.

New Resource: Statewide Initiatives to Use Data and Evidence
According to Kathryn White, “Interest in how state governments use data and evidence to inform decisions continues to grow. States have made tremendous progress in this arena in recent years, leveraging performance management systems, administrative data, greater access to research clearinghouses, partnerships with universities and foundations, and other tools and new technologies to advance these efforts.”

New Executive Director for Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
From New Jersey Business: Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) announced the appointment of Dr. Dale G. Caldwell as executive director of the Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Dean of FDU’s Silberman College of Business Andrew Rosman said, “Caldwell’s background and accomplishments make him the perfect fit to lead the Rothman Institute. His experience working with family businesses, coaching entrepreneurs and leading organizations will enable him to take the Institute to new levels of success.”

Rutgers Students Invent Medical Devices for Disabled Children and Adults
Matheny in Peapack is the focus of biomedical engineering students’ ingenuity. Two summers ago, biomedical engineering students at Rutgers University-New Brunswick immersed themselves at Matheny, a nonprofit organization that provides care for scores of children and adults with cerebral palsy, spina bifida and other developmental disabilities. The students’ goal: find ways to improve their independence and quality of life.

Upcoming Events

Digital Transformation of Life Sciences Home

When: Thursday, Oct. 18, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: 333 Thornall Avenue, Edison

BioNJ’s C-Suite Summit
When: Thursday, Oct. 25
Where: Bridgewater Marriott, Bridgewater

RDI2 Open House Event Fall 2018
When: Thursday, Oct. 259:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.Where: Rutgers University Busch Student Center, 604 Bartholomew Road, Piscataway

Collaborating to Empower the Innovation Economy

When: Monday, Oct. 29, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Maestro Technologies, Inc., 1 West State St., Trenton

EDS & MEDS: The Expanding South Jersey Ecosystem
When: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Adventure Aquarium, 1 Riverside Drive, Camden

How Emerging Tech Entrepreneurs Can Increase Success in Attracting Investors
When: Thursday, Nov. 1, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Stevens Institute of Technology, 1 Castle Point Terrace, Hoboken