Gov. Phil Murphy announced five winning teams of the Innovation ENJINE Challenge, an open innovation competition launched this spring to elicit state employees’ unique perspectives and ideas to make government more effective and efficient. To participate in the challenge, State employees submitted brief ideas for new policies and practices that would result in direct cost savings, more streamlined processes, or better services for the people of New Jersey. Over 2,000 participants joined in via an online platform. The twenty top-voted ideas and five additional selections advanced to a final round in which teams crafted implementation plan proposals for one of the winning round one ideas. Please read more here.