Montclair, NJ - NJ Spotlight today published an op-ed authored by Dean J. Paranicas, President and Chief Executive Officer of the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) on the subject of patent reform legislation currently pending before the U.S. House of Representatives.
Trenton, NJ - In his opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal, Governor Christie outlined his five point economic plan for the nation. Titled "My Plan to Raise Growth and Incomes," he included the importance of innovation and R&D to spur economic growth.
Washington D.C. - Daniel Castro of the Center for Data Innovation and vice president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation discusses how open the typical university is with the public: “Many states now support open data, or data that’s made freely available without restriction in a nonproprietary, machine-readable format, to increase government transparency, improve public accountability and participation, and unlock opportunities for civic innovation. To date, 10 states have adopted open data policies, via executive order or legislation, and 24 states have built open data portals. But while many agencies have joined the open data movement, state colleges and universities have largely ignored this opportunity. To remedy this, policymakers should consider how to extend open data policies to state colleges and universities.”
Trenton, NJ - “Innovate or Die” is the title of a recent blog post by MAACO President Jose Costa. He concluded, “We have to innovate every day, regardless of our respective industries. … If we don’t, we become obsolete and irrelevant to consumers.”
Trenton, NJ - For several years now, NJBIA has been working to improve New Jersey’s “innovation ecosystem.” We have made a great deal of progress over the last few years, but one critical question remains: How do we pair businesses with universities to spur innovation and bolster economic development in New Jersey?
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