NJ Innovation Institute and Rutgers Announce Plans to Form the New Jersey Continuous Manufacturing Institute to Advance Pharmaceutical Industry The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) and Rutgers University announce plans to form the New Jersey Continuous Manufacturing Institute (NJCMI) to advance innovative manufacturing technologies in the pharmaceutical industry. The NJCMI serves as a center of excellence combining state-of-the-art technologies, infrastructure, facilities and technical expertise to support the development and continuous manufacturing of products for the pharmaceutical industry.

Security Briefing: These 7 NJIT Research Initiatives Take a Bite Out of Cybercrime
The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), home to the largest computer science program among all research universities in the New York metropolitan area, continues to build a critical mass and increase its visibility as a top university for future leaders and research in the field of cybersecurity. “On the educational front, we offer two MS programs that help train a workforce skilled in identifying and addressing a wide range of cybersecurity issues.”

Rowan, Rutgers, Camden County College Partner on Health Sciences; Joint Health Sciences Center Construction Begins With a ceremonial groundbreaking on October 19, local, state and federal officials are joining with the Rowan University/Rutgers-Camden Board of Governors (Joint Board of Governors) to celebrate the beginning construction of the Joint Health Sciences Center, an innovative facility that will provide unique education and training opportunities to a new generation of health care providers. Set to open in the spring of 2019 at the intersection of Martin Luther King Blvd. and Broadway in downtown Camden, the Joint Health Sciences Center will be the first of its kind in New Jersey.

Stevens Institute of Technology Receives $15 Million Endowment from A. James and Alice B. Clark Foundation to Aid Underrepresented Students in Engineering  The A. James Clark Scholars Program has been established at Stevens Institute of Technology, thanks to a $15 million endowment from the A. James and Alice B. Clark Foundation, the university announced on October 18. It is the largest endowed scholarship gift in the school’s history and will provide financial support and enhanced learning opportunities for exceptional undergraduate students who are underrepresented in the engineering field.

Former Gov. Kean to Chair Liberty Science Center’s $25 Million Capital Campaign
Jersey City, NJ – On January 25, 2018, Liberty Science Center will commemorate its 25th year with the official VIP celebration of the Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium, the largest and most technologically advanced planetarium in the Western Hemisphere. The event will honor the lead supporters of a new 25th Anniversary $25 Million Campaign that the Center announced today. Former New Jersey State Governor and Founding Governor of LSC Thomas H. Kean will chair the campaign.

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Dedicates RBHS-South in Blackwood; Expands Rutgers’ Partnership with Camden County College With a snip of a scarlet ribbon, Rutgers School of Biomedical and Health Sciences Chancellor Brian Strom officially opened the newRBHS-South campus in South Jersey. On the grounds of Camden County College, the campus hosts graduate and undergraduate School of Health Profession programs in three disciplines, as well as a School of Nursing bachelor’s degree program.

NJ Launches ˜65 by 25″: Many Paths One Future Campaign; Higher Ed, Labor, Educators Business Partner for Competitive, Innovative Garden State
Princeton, NJ – More than 100 education, business and industry leaders took part in the official launch September 19 of New Jersey’s 65 by ’25: Many Paths, One Future campaign at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Headquarters in Princeton. With the pace of innovation rapidly accelerating, New Jersey must provide real economic opportunities for residents by supporting and creating pathways for everyone to acquire the skills and education that will help them secure rewarding careers.

WorkWave Honored by New Jersey Tech Council as “Rising Star of the Year”
Holmdel, NJ – WorkWave®, a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the field service, last-mile delivery and logistics industries, has been named Rising Star of the Year by the New Jersey Tech Council. The Rising Star of the Year Award recognizes WorkWave as a company that has the strongest potential to emerge and become a leader in the tech industry. The 21st Anniversary Awards Celebration will take place on November 16 at The Palace at Somerset Park.
Upcoming Events

Rutgers-Hosted ’12th Northeast Regional Life Sciences Core Directors (NERLSCD) 2017 Meeting’ – New Brunswick, NJ.

When: Oct. 25 – 27
Where: The Heldrich Hotel & Conference Center, 10 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick

 

BioNJ’s Fifth Annual CEO Summit
When: Fri, Oct. 27, 7 am – 4 pm
Where: Bridgewater Marriott, 700 Commons Way, Bridgewater

 

NJBIA’s 2017 Healthcare IT Summit
When: Wed, Nov. 1, 8:30 am – 1pm
Where: APA Hotel, Woodbridge

 

Cogeneration Day USA
When: Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017
Where: Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick

 

R&D Council of New Jersey’s ’38th Edison Patent Awards Ceremony & Reception Details’ – Jersey City, NJ.
When: Thursday, Nov. 2, 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City

 

Virtua and Aetna’s “Healthcare Collaborations Summit 2017”
When: Fri, November 3, 8 am – 3 pm
Where: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market Street, Philadelphia

 

Morris County Economic Development Corporation’s Inaugural ‘Innovation Forum’
When: Friday, Nov. 3, 8 am – 12 pm
Where: Sheraton Parsippany Hotel, 199 Smith Road, Parsippany