NJ’s Small Business Development Center Network’s Success Award Winners Are Fast Growing Companies in NJ
Trenton, NJ - Two small business clients of America’s SBDC New Jersey, president and CEO Brian A. Leuthner of Edge Therapeutics, Inc. and founder and CEO Dr. Pankaj Mohan of Oncobiologics Inc., were named finalists in the Ernst Young Entrepreneur of the Year (2015) New Jersey. Leuthner of Edge Therapeutics advanced to be one of several winners of this prestigious award. The award program is co-sponsored by The Kauffman Foundation.
NJHF Honors 16 Rutgers Faculty Members with 2015 Excellence in Teaching and Excellence in Research Awards
New Brunswick, NJ - New Jersey Health Foundation honored 19 faculty members from Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine with 2015 Excellence in Teaching and Excellence in Research Awards, which were presented at individual school convocations. Each winner, selected by his/her school, received a framed award and an honorarium to be used to advance his/her teaching or research abilities during the course of the coming year.
NJII Awarded $2.9 Million Federal Grant to Advance Health Information Technology Services to Support Health Information Exchange
Newark, NJ - The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), acting as New Jersey's State-designated entity on behalf of the New Jersey Department of Health, has received a $2.9 million grant from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NJII will help the Department of Health ensure the sharing of quality data through its New Jersey Health Information Network (NJHIN).
Newark, NJ - The National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have designated NJIT as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense Education through the 2020 academic year. NSA and DHS jointly sponsor CAE with the goal to reduce vulnerability in the national information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research, and producing a growing pipeline of professionals with information assurance expertise in various disciplines.
Newark, NJ - The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) is recruiting growth-stage health IT companies (with revenues between $250K-$6MM) to participate in the third cohort of its HealthIT Connections Program. Funded by a grant from JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Small Business ForwardSM initiative, the health IT program connects entrepreneurs with critical resources to help their businesses accelerate growth, create jobs and expand influence—all at no cost.
Trenton, NJ - Are you an immigrant entrepreneur who has excelled in the areas of growth, advocacy, innovation, sustainability, and leadership? Do you know someone, a colleague, family member, neighbor, or friend, who you think has what it takes to be named the 2015 Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year? To nominate: go to http://NJIEAwards.org.
Secaucus, NJ - EY is pleased to announce the winners of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award in New Jersey. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. The winners were selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala event at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick on June 25.
Newark, NJ - In recognition of a strong commitment to economic engagement, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today designated New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in the 2015 class of Innovation & Economic Prosperity Universities. The designation acknowledges NJIT as working with public and private sector partners in New Jersey and its surrounding region to support economic development through a variety of activities, including innovation and entrepreneurship, technology transfer, talent and workforce development, and community development.
Newark, NJ - The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state’s science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has announced that Dr. Donald H. Sebastian of Randolph has been named an Innovation Hero as part of the 2015 NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Awards.
Trenton, NJ - Nineteen New Jersey companies are ranked on this year's Fortune 500 list, many of which are high tech companies with headquarters and innovation centers in NJ. The annual list ranks companies by total fiscal-year revenue. The 19 New Jersey firms make up nearly four percent of the Fortune 500 list. A dozen additional companies in the Garden State rank within the top thousand.
Newark, NJ - The New Jersey Innovation Institute, (NJII), an NJIT Corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state’s science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has received three TechConnect 2015 National & Global Innovation Awards.
Mount Laurel, NJ - The NJ Tech Council 2015 CFO Awards Breakfast was recently held at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe. Four awards were given by the Tech Council, a trade organization in the region supporting technology companies.
Ewing, NJ - Until recently, all Mehak Aswani, Pauleena Pal, and Sheenal Parikh had to show for their future restaurant, Tikka Roll, was an Excel file full of projected sales figures and long list of needs, including a fridge, a sink, and a fryer. But after winning first prize in the 2015 Mayo Business Plan Competition on April 8, the three seniors have $22,000 to put toward making the restaurant a reality.
New Brunswick, N.J. – David Mulvihill, MD, chief resident of radiation oncology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, has been selected to receive a Young Investigator Award from the Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Dr. Mulvihill will be recognized at the ASCO Annual Meeting that begins later this week in Chicago.
South Plainfield, NJ - PTC Therapeutics, Inc. announced it has launched STRIVE (Strategies to Realize Innovation, Vision and Empowerment), an awards program aimed at providing funds to patient advocacy organizations to develop unique and collaborative programs that will make meaningful contributions to the rare disease community by increasing awareness, diagnosis, education or fostering development of future patient advocates. The program, in its inaugural year, will focus on Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
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