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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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BASF gives NJ schools $100k STEM grant

Florham Park, NJ, November 24, 2014 - BASF Corporation “donated $100,000 to support science education programs in 20 schools throughout New Jersey. The BASF Science Education Grants, each totaling $5,000, will enhance science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) related learning for students in grades K – 12,” according the New Jersey Business Magazine. Read the rest of this entry »

Rutgers Chemistry professor named NJ Professor of the Year

New Brunswick, NJ, November 24, 2014 - Rutgers chemistry professor Darrin York was named the 2014 New Jersey Professor of the Year for developing an e-learning environment, called "Chemistry Interactive Problem Solving Sessions." The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education offered York the award for developing a learning system that connects students and instructors to each other online, provides immediate feedback and a more intimate give-and-take than the "recitation" classes that students used to take. Read the rest of this entry »

Rutgers supported consortium performs second face transplant

Cleveland, OH, November 24, 2014 - Nine Cleveland Clinic surgeons and multiple specialists performed the hospital’s second face transplant on a middle-aged man who suffered severe facial trauma and other complications from a car accident. It was supported by the U.S. Department of Defense’s Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine I (AFIRM I) grant program obtained by Rutgers University faculty. Read the rest of this entry »

Advaxis set to receive NJEDA Tech Tax Credit

Princeton, NJ, November 24, 2014 – Advaxis, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing multiple cancer immunotherapies, received preliminary approval for a $1.9M tax credit from the New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer (NOL) Program for the year 2014. Read the rest of this entry »
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