- Promoting public policies that encourage innovation
- Fostering greater dialogue among members of New Jersey’s innovation community
- Increasing collaboration between New Jersey’s business and higher education communities
Trenton, NJ - The Innovation New Jersey Coalition is a diverse coalition of businesses, higher education institutions and government established to strengthen and enhance the culture of innovation in New Jersey by:
Trenton, NJ - New Jersey is in the midst of an innovation renaissance, but unlike its past history of high-tech discoveries, which largely emerged from the R&D labs of large corporations (think: Bells Labs, RCA and its David Sarnoff Research Center, and host of large pharmaceutical companies), innovations today are coming from the teaming of higher education and business. And though academic/business partnerships are not new, what is new is the synchronized movement that all entities – the state, institutions of higher education and businesses – are marching in, with the common goal of growing New Jersey’s reputation as the “Innovative State.”
Trenton, NJ - According to the Secretary of Higher Education, Rochelle Hendricks, "Think of us first. Whatever problem you need solved, whatever research you need done, whatever skill you need employees to have, New Jersey’s 65 public and private higher education institutions are ready to help. Dramatic changes and improvements have occurred in New Jersey’s higher education institutions over the past four years, changes designed to make some of the finest institutions in the world more effective, more directly involved and more available to attract, retain and grow business in New Jersey. To coordinate and market these improvements, two state initiatives, the Council on Innovation and the New Jersey STEM Pathways Network, can help you find the information and resources you need."
Trenton, NJ - The New Jersey Lieutenant Governor, Kim Guadagno, wrote an excellent opinion piece in the The Record: NEW JERSEY has long been a hotspot for innovation. Albert Einstein developed the theory of relativity here. The light bulb, the phonograph, robots and LCD — all of these and more were invented in New Jersey…
Trenton, NJ - New Jersey's historic legacy of innovation and invention has resulted in an economy with a national reputation for spurring numerous advanced technology industries. Last week, the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) hosted the most recent New Jersey Council on Innovation meeting as part of its ongoing commitment to innovation. During the meeting three of the state's research universities presented their recent work to the New Jersey Council on Innovation.
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