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Rutgers opens $115M chemistry research building

Rutgers University on Friday officially opened its new four-story, $115 million square Chemistry and Chemical Biology Building.

EDA, governor's office award $900K to grow local innovation economies

The governor’s office and Economic Development Authority are awarding nine grants of $100,000 each to local communities, aimed at fostering the...

Smart Hospital Challenge seeks to improve hospital ops

New Jersey Innovation Institute and RWJBarnabas Health, in partnership with the Ocean County Department of Business Development and Tourism, want...

New app aims to help fight opioid epidemic

Pulling from his own experience of addiction and recovery, Brian McAlister knows the hardest times to stay sober are when the meetings are over and...

High Tech High School sets high bar in Secaucus

The $150 million High Tech High School in Secaucus officially opened its doors to students Tuesday on the 20-acre Frank J. Gargiulo Campus.

NJEdge adds 7 to board

NJEdge, the nonprofit research and education organization, has named seven appointees to its board of trustees, including the presidents of three New...

R&D Council's Case chosen as Lead STEM fellow

Kim Case, executive director of The Research & Development Council of New Jersey, has been chosen as a fellow for Lead STEM, the national leadership...

Edison Partners leads $10M investment

Princeton-based Edison Partners said it is leading a $10 million growth investment in IT monitoring integration company Blue Medora.

Panasonic names Hodkinson general counsel

Jessica Hodkinson has been named general counsel and secretary with Panasonic Corporation of North America.

Recording in workplace: How to protect yourself

From Michael Cohen's audio of discussions about hush-money payments with his former client Donald Trump to ex-White House aide Omarosa Manigault...

Wegmans offers set of eyes for visually impaired customers

Visually-impaired shoppers get an extra set of eyes at Wegmans supermarkets now through Aira, an app that uses wearable technology, artificial...

Former Wayside exec 'back to school' to lead commercialization, incubation at NJIT

Simon Nynens is joining the New Jersey Institute of Technology as vice president of business incubation and executive director of commercialization,...

Somers Point looks to reel in visitors with new tourism website

Ahead of the last long weekend of the summer, the city of Somers Point has debuted a new website to promote things to do, see and eat in the Atlantic...

US EDA invests in Cape May airport building

Cape May County has been awarded a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration, U.S. Secretary of...

CitiusTech looks to expand service with FluidEdge investment

Princeton-based CitiusTech has made a strategic investment in Philadelphia’s FluidEdge Consulting, a national health care management consulting...

How state's first chief innovation officer intends to bolster science, tech sectors

There are those who believe that in the past several years, New Jersey squandered an opportunity to become more competitive as one of the country's...

Website makes charity connections B-Cause it can

As a visually impaired person, Michael Benson can see clearly the benefit of getting help from others.

For hospitals, being first means they have what it takes

Earlier this month RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers University announced the launch of a private-public partnership to create “New Jersey’s...

Super connected: NJ ranks No. 2 in US for 'internet obsession'

Do you or someone you know have an internet problem? Most likely, according to a new report from internet provider All Home Connections, which ranked...

Third online sportsbook launches in NJ

PlaySugarHouse.com has become the third provider to launch an online sportsbook in New Jersey after receiving clearance from the New Jersey Division...

Clover Health expands coverage in South Jersey

Jersey City-based Clover Health has announced its expansion to the Philadelphia Metro region, including Camden, Atlantic, Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland counties.

NJII Health IT Connections enters 9th round

New Jersey Innovation Institute, an NJIT corporation, has helped more than 90 companies through its Health IT Connections program and now, NJII is putting out the call for new applicants.

SaaSfocus to be acquired by Cognizent

Teaneck headquartered Cognizant said Thursday that it has agreed to acquire technology consulting firm SaaSfocus with expectations of a fourth-quarter closing.

Diversified taps new EVP and CFO

Kenilworth-based tech solutions company Diversified has tapped Allison Aden as its new executive vice president and CFO.

HMH locations deploy RAPID treatment for stroke

Two Hackensack Meridian Health locations have implemented iSchemaView Inc. RAPID Software for the treatment of stroke, the system announced.

PSE&G recognized by DHS for anti-terrorism standards

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has recognized PSE&G as the first public utility in the country to meet its security anti-terrorism standards according to the Safety Act, an incentive created after 9/11 for private companies to develop anti-terrorism technologies, PSE&G said Monday.

Princeton prof 'changing dynamic' of blood testing

Stephen Chou, a professor of electrical engineering at Princeton University and founder of Monmouth Park-based blood and health care testing company Essenlix Corp., has been part of a team developing an iPhone technology that can run a complete blood count.

EisnerAmper, CloudAccess form cybersecurity pact

EisnerAmper Risk Solutions and cloud-based security platform CloudAccess have formed a cybersecurity agreement to deliver improved security to devices, networks, users and the cloud.

IFS taps Martin CEO of WorkWave, president of service management unit

IFS, a global enterprise applications company, has named Marne Martin president of its service management business unit and CEO of WorkWave, a cloud-based field service and fleet management service it acquired last September.

E-retailer CarID.com expands portfolio of websites

Aftermarket auto parts e-retailer CarID.com introduced seven new websites Thursday to connect customers to a greater variety of recreation gear.

Rutgers-led study: WiFi can detect weapons in bags

A study led by Rutgers University-New Brunswick has found that WiFi can detect weapons, bombs and explosive chemicals in bags at public venues.

Panel: Tech advancements adding to doctors' diagnostic toolbox

Industry players discussed various challenges facing the health care field today, and how technology is helping tackle those challenges, at Tuesday's NJBIZ panel discussion moderated by New Jersey Hospital Association President and CEO Cathy Bennett.

NYU prof chosen as state's first chief innovation officer

Beth Noveck, a professor at the New York University School of Engineering, will serve as the state’s first chief innovation officer, a position aimed at bolstering the state’s “innovation economy,” Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday.

Princeton University researcher secures $67K Facebook award

Princeton University computer science researcher Marshini Chetty has been awarded $67,000 by Facebook.

Montclair State to open $22M computer science center

Montclair State University is opening a $22.2 million facility this month to prepare students for careers in data analytics and computer science.

Onkos sees advances in bone cancer medicine

Parsippany-based Onkos Surgical has found success by being in the business of serving the underserved.

ADP acquires Celergo

Roseland-based payroll processing company ADP has acquired Chicago-based Celergo, a provider of global payroll management services.

Convergint Technologies acquires ACT

Convergint Technologies, a service-based systems integrator, has acquired Clifton-based security solutions firm Access Control Technologies.

NJ Council of Community Colleges selects Examity for test security solutions

The New Jersey Council of Community Colleges has chosen Examity, a provider of online proctoring and identity verification, to offer test security solutions.

ADP: 219K jobs added in July

American employers added 219,000 jobs in July, Roseland-based payroll processing company ADP said in a report issued Wednesday.

V12 Data names Frawley CEO

Andrew Frawley has joined data-marketing solutions company V12 Data as chief executive officer and vice chairman of its board of directors.

Rutgers study: Classroom cellphone distraction leads to lower grades

A new Rutgers University study finds students who used phones, tablets or other devices for non-academic purposes during classroom lectures performed worse on end-of-term exams.

Synchronoss elects wireless hall of famer Rinne to board

Bridgewater-based media, telecom and tech company Synchronoss Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR) has elected industry vet Kris Rinne to its board.

Murphy: EDA adding rent assistance, tweaking R&D credit

New Jersey Economic Development Authority is rolling out a pair of incentives aimed at spurring growth in the so-called innovation economy.

Panel explores benefits, limits of conversational agents

A sampling of VOICE summit panelists think bots will not replace human jobs – though they can be awfully useful for simple tasks.

WebMD exec: Health care industry needs to be patient with AI technology

Doctors should not get caught up in the hype when it comes to artificial intelligence, because AI technology is too limited to serve many significant tasks in health care, said Ben Greenberg, vice president of product design at WebMD, at the VOICE Summit in Newark.

Inaugural VOICE Summit opens at NJIT

People, tech and VOICE Summit’s host city all got shout-outs in early sessions Tuesday.

How Newark gave VOICE to summit


This week (July 24-26), the VOICE Summit will take place in Newark at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

NY Red Bulls debut app

The New York Red Bulls are looking to score with the launch of the Major League Soccer club’s first mobile app.