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Creating an environment that fosters innovation is a prerequisite to having a competitive business climate and economic growth. Being innovation-friendly attracts research and investment; provides incentive to expand or relocate; creates jobs and ultimately leads to new cures, technologies and products to improve our quality of life.
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Diabetics could use laser at Princeton to check blood sugar

Princeton, NJ, August 27, 2014 –Claire Gmachl, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University is leading a team of researchers to design a portable laser that could one day be used by diabetics to check their blood sugar without drawing blood. Recently published in Biomedical Optics Express, the researchers describe how they measured blood sugar by directing their specialized laser at a person's palm. Read the rest of this entry »

Princeton Plasma Physics Lab’s fusion reactor will be operational again

Princeton, NJ, August 26, 2014 – After two years of renovation and $94 million of upgrades, the nuclear fusion reactor at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory will active once again. The National Spherical Torus Experiment or the “NSTX” according to the scientists will be the most powerful fusion facility of its kind in the world and is expected to be operational in the beginning of 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Biomaterials Symposium and Industry Breakfast

New Brunswick, NJ, August 26, 2014 - NJ Center for Biomaterials is hosting their 12th New Jersey Symposium on Biomaterials Science. The conference titled “Bioactive Scaffolds: From Synthetic Polymers to ECM to Decellularized Tissues” will be held at Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick from October 6th to 7th. Read the rest of this entry »

PhRMA Launches ‘Innovation Hub’ Site to Showcase Data, Research on Biopharma Innovation

Washington, DC, August 25, 2014 ― The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) has launched a new website to showcase the latest data and research on innovation in the biopharma industry.  The new website — the Innovation Hub is accessible via

PhRMA’s new site provides easy access to PhRMA resources related to the R&D process, the biopharmaceutical pipeline, and progress fighting diseases such as hepatitis C, Alzheimer’s, leukemia, cancer and HIV/AIDS. Read the rest of this entry »

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