The breakroom on the second floor of the expansive facility on Route 322 near Route 55 in Mantua Township soon will be home to an entrepreneur who is developing some hush-hush next-gen technology.
Nevelos, who’s been with Rowan about 18 months, is charged in part with introducing the existing facility – the Samuel H. Jones Innovation Center – to potential tenants and outlining the opportunity to develop new buildings on the 200-acre site a mile from Rowan’s main campus and an easy commute to Philadelphia, Atlantic City, New York City and Washington, D.C.
Reaching capacity is not a bad problem to have.
In the last two years, demand has increased dramatically for space in SJTP, which opened in 2008.
Home to 20 companies, five research centers and a business incubator, SJTP represents the intersection of government, industry and the entrepreneurial community, with organizations tapping into University resources for innovation projects and applied research, often working with Rowan interns and full-time employees.
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