Newark, NJ - ManufactureNJ, The New Jersey Advanced Manufacturing (M-NJ) Talent Network, is hosting its first-ever Young Manufacturers Summer Academy (YMSA) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), during the week of August 10-15, to help combat the current skills gap in the manufacturing industry.
Washington D.C. - U.S. Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Patty Murray (D-WA), Chris Coons (D-DE), and Gary Peters (D-MI) today introduced the Scale-Up Manufacturing Investment Company (SUMIC) Act of 2015, legislation that increases access to capital for entrepreneurs looking to scale-up and commercialize their advanced manufacturing innovations.
Trenton, NJ - Academic institutions throughout the nation are committing themselves to the Maker movement, with the hopes of empowering a culture on their campus that promotes student confidence, STEM education, and hands-on creativity, according to a recent report by the MakeSchools Higher Education Alliance.
Mount Laurel, NJ – Rowan College at Burlington County President Paul Drayton, along with college Trustee Kate Gibbs, announced today that Rowan College at Burlington County will soon open its innovative Workforce Development Institute.
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, hosted 60 companies and public officials at the NJ MarketShift Design Forum 2.0 on Friday, June 12, 2015 at the Forsgate Country Club. Attendees gave the program high ratings overall for innovation management workshops, collaboration strategies, web platform demonstrations and business value.
Trenton, NJ - A new KPMG Global Manufacturing Outlook suggests that there are six trends to watch in manufacturing:
Trenton, NJ – According to New Jersey Business Magazine, “Actions taken by the Board of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) today under the Grow New Jersey Assistance Program (Grow NJ) include projects that support the attraction of businesses in the manufacturing industry that hold the promise of creating over 450 new jobs and leveraging the private investment of more than $26.2 million in New Jersey’s economy. Advanced under the New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act of 2013, Grow NJ is the state’s main job creation incentive program.”
Randolph, NJ - According to Andrew Sheldon of NJBiz, "Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics recently unveiled a 147,200-square-foot expansion of its Flanders plant — a project driven by a $36.6 million, 10-year tax credit tied to its commitment to more than double the existing 450 employees it has in the area. To fill those jobs, though, Siemens is looking to its neighbor: the County College of Morris."
New Brunswick, NJ - Janssen Pharmaceutical has furthered its strategic partnership with the Rutgers University School of Engineering by providing $6 million to expand research that will help pharmaceutical companies develop new ways to manufacture prescription medicines.
Mount Laurel, NJ - According to James Barrood of the NJ Tech Council, Founded in 1996, the NJTC is a private, not-for-profit membership organization. It is among the largest and most respected trade associations of its kind nationwide, with a mission of providing education, networking, resources, recognition and advocacy for the state and region’s tech businesses."
Newark, NJ - Work in the defense industry? Looking to diversify your product lines or pick up some strategic planning tips? The New Jersey Innovation Institute’s (NJII) MarketShift program is holding a number of aerospace and defense industry events this summer that can help your business.
Mount Laurel, NJ - Leading advanced manufacturing firms are invited to an industry-specific forum at Burlington County College (BCC) on June 11 that will help shape the county’s workforce training and educational programs serving this growing sector. The forum, scheduled for Thursday, June 11, in the Enterprise Center at Burlington County College, is sponsored by the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders and BCC as part of the countywide Workforce Development Institute and the college’s strategic planning process.
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, will host the NJ MarketShift Design Forum 2.0 on Friday, June 12, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at the Forsgate Country Club.
Newark, NJ - The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc. (NJMEP) is partnering with the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) / the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) and the Federal Government to host two executive training conferences. This new initiative program, called MarketShift, was developed in response to the extension of the Budget Sequestration of 2013.
Trenton, NJ - New Jersey Acting Governor Kim Guadagno joined Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics and Siemens Real Estate (SRE) to unveil an expanded state-of-the-art production facility and new open-plan workspace at Siemens’ Flanders, New Jersey site. Acting Governor Guadagno participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony along with key Siemens executives including: Franz Walt, CEO, chemistry, immunoassay, automation and diagnostics IT business unit, siemens healthcare diagnostics; Jerome Hagedorn, Site Head, Senior Director, Manufacturing; and Michael Kruklinski, Head of Siemens Real Estate for the Americas.
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