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.
New Brunswick, NJ - This is to provide information and updates regarding the newly instituted 2015 pilot grants in neuroscience at Rutgers University. This pilot grant program is organized under the Brain Health Institute, as part of its mission to support neuroscience research across the new Rutgers University. There are two main objectives of these pilot awards.
Newark, NJ - NJIT has strengthened ties with some of Thailand’s most innovative and productive companies and researchers, expanding the university’s existing relationship with Siam Cement Group (SCG), one of the country’s leading industrial conglomerates, and signing an agreement with Chulalongkorn University, its oldest university, to exchange students and faculty and collaborate on research.
Trenton, NJ – Twenty three of New Jersey’s colleges and universities make Money’s annual Best College’s ranking. Based off of three categories - quality of education, affordability and outcomes – several of the state’s institutions make the 736 school list.
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.
Newark, NJ - Have you ever downloaded a new app and thought, “I could have done better?” Well, here’s your chance. NJ MarketShift, needs your input to refine a new web application we are developing. The app would answer questions about markets, customers, suppliers and partners in the A&D industries. MarketShift is holding a design meeting on Wednesday, July 29 at NJIT in Newark to test the application and take suggestions from employers. Those interested in attending can sign up here.
Trenton, NJ - Governor Christie signed another balanced budget for FY16 that invests in education and higher education academic institutions.
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.
Newark, NJ - Newark could get its first new medical school in 50 years under an unusual proposal by Rowan University and New Jersey Institute of Technology. Rowan wants to open a branch of its School of Osteopathic Medicine, located in Camden County, on NJIT's Newark campus, university officials said. The new school could eventually enroll 200 future doctors.
Newark, NJ - Reggie J. Caudill, Ph.D., of Princeton, has been named the new dean of the School of Management (SOM) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).
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.
Newark, NJ - Somenath Mitra, distinguished professor of chemistry and environmental science, was awarded a patent last month for a next-generation water desalination and purification technology that uses uniquely absorbent carbon nanotubes to remove salt and pollutants from brackish water and industrial effluent for reuse by businesses and households.
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.
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