Life sciences

Why Choose New Jersey for Life Science

New Jersey is the medicine chest to the world. Our diverse ecosystem of life science companies range from biotechnology to medical device to regenerative medicine. NJ is the birthplace of immunotherapy and the cure for hepatitis C.

We are the home of the first ever approved  CAR-T cell therapy and 3D printed drug.We are the home to the highest concentration of scientists and engineers per square mile than anywhere else in the U.S. including 5 medical schools, 46 teaching hospitals, over 3,100 active/open clinical trials, along with 3,200 life science and biopharma establishments. 

Whether you are a stateside scientist or an international life science company, NJ is a place where your innovation can get started, get established and grow.

njeda Programs and Incentives for Life Sciences

Angel Investor Tax Credit Program
Edison Innovation Fund
New Jersey Innovation Fellows Program
NJ Accelerate
NJ Entrepreneur Support
NJ Founders & Funders
NJ Ignite
NJ Innovation Evergreen Fund​ (NEW)
Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer (NOL) Program
Venture Fund Investments

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life science and biopharma establishments

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New Jersey is home to more than 3,000 life sciences companies. The Life Sciences Directory plans to showcase New Jersey’s businesses to foster collaboration and partnership as well as promote the growth of this sector in our state. New Jersey life sciences organizations are encouraged to complete the form if interested in having your organization listed in this public directory.

  • Only submissions by New Jersey life sciences organizations that are considered.
  • Only general information about the business and its products or services will be considered; advertising will not be permitted.
  • Information that will be publicly displayed may include business address, email, web URL, business description.
  • We reserve the right to refuse any submission.

Research with nj is more than just a place to get information:
It is a dynamic community of collaborative networks and news about the New Jersey’s unique culture of innovation. It is an online gateway that lets New Jersey’s entrepreneurs and commercial enterprises identify experts, facilities, publications, intellectual property, news, and events in five of the state’s universities: Montclair State University, Princeton University, Rutgers University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Rowan University.

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Located in the heart of New Jersey’s “Research Corridor” the 50-acre research park is designed to meet the research, manufacturing and office needs of entrepreneurial startups, to emerging research companies, large established corporations in the bioscience and pharmaceutical industries.

The New Jersey Bioscience Center is home to the Incubator and Step-Out Labs of North Brunswick and consists of almost 300,000 S.F. of lab and office space with over $70 million invested in facilities and improvements including a shared conference facility.

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Our Team

Bill Penders
Managing Director
Strategic Sector Development
Kara Moore
Sector Lead
Life Sciences
Lenzie Harcum
New Jersey Bioscience Center
Rosa szeliga
Program Officer
Cyndi Costello
Program Specialist

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