Craig Gotsman, dean of the NJIT Ying Wu College of Computing, is the inventorof a number of cutting-edge software technologies for manipulating 3D geometricdata, enabling their use in a variety of applications. Now, he is a Fellow ofthe U.S. National Academy of Inventors for 2018.

NJIT Dean Elected to National Academy of Inventors
Craig Gotsman, dean of the NJIT Ying Wu College of Computing, is the inventorof a number of cutting-edge software technologies for manipulating 3D geometricdata, enabling their use in a variety of applications. Now, he is a Fellow ofthe U.S. National Academy of Inventors for 2018.

Big Ideas from Small Businesses
According to Nicole Sandelier, “The intersection between business, government and academia continues to grow; our knowledge-based economy and the sky-high potential of the tech sector make it a natural partnership. While this sounds very 21st century, one federal agency has been promoting this type of collaboration since 1982.”

EDA Announces First Nine Collaborative Workspaces to Support Startups
Technology and life sciences startups considering a move into incubators, accelerators or coworking spaces are now able to apply for rent support grants at nine collaborative workspaces throughout the state. These nine workspaces are the first to be approved by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) to participate in NJ Ignite.

NJ Vocational Schools Honor Businesses Contributions to Education
Nothing beats hands-on learning, especially when it comes to vocational-technical education. In New Jersey, businesses have been stepping up to provide students with the real-world experience that will make them valuable members of the workforce in the near future. The NJ Council on County Vocational-Technical Schools (NJCCVTS) is honoring a handful of these businesses as its Business Partners of the Year.

Federal Plan to Advance STEM
Last week, the White House released “Charting a Course for Success: America’s Strategy for STEM Education,” a five-year federal strategic policy plan to advance science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

2019 STEAM Tank Challenge
We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them – Albert Einstein. STEAM Tank provides New Jersey students a platform to experience real-world problem solving. It allows them to think like entrepreneurs and design and create whatever they can dream using the fields of STEAM – science, technology, engineering, the arts and math. In STEAM Tank, students create innovative products and solutions to problems, which they enter into a competition. Winners at the regional level compete in the finals at NJSBA’s annual Workshop, before a judging panel of entrepreneurs and business leaders.

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Puts Patients First
According to Steve Libutti, “As the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is at the forefront of cancer research, treatment and prevention. With more than 25 years of providing patient care, we have a tremendous responsibility of delivering high-quality services, and we are accomplishing this through an integrated care model with RWJBarnabas Health. This partnership enables us to provide patients with greater access to the most advanced treatment options close to home.”

Moving the Needle in a Positive Direction in the Innovation Economy
According to Ellen Marrison, “Bringing the innovation community together and examining how it has advanced – or how it hasn’t – is one of the driving goals of SSTI’s annual conferences. This year we brought together thought-provoking leaders to help reflect on whether stakeholders in the innovation economy are moving the needle in the right direction.

Upcoming Events

2018 Block & Coin Summit: PIONEERS OF THE CRYPTOCONOMY
When: Mon, December 17, 5pm – 9pm
Where: 285 Madison Ave, Madison

Partners in Business: North Jersey Referrals Group Weekly Meetup
When: Tue, December 18, 7:00am – 8:30am
Where: Park Avenue Club, 184 Park Ave, Florham Park,

Ride the Wave of Digital Transformation at EdgeCon 2019
When: Jan 9 – 11, 2019
Where: Ocean Place Resort & Spa, 1 Ocean Blvd N, Long Branch

CEO Forum – Strategic Partnerships and Joint Ventures
When: Mon, January 14, 2019, 8am – 10am
Where: 502 Carnegie Center Dr, Princeton

Hispanic Entrepreneurship Training Program
When: Friday, Feb 1, 2019

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