Weekender 4/17/15

To Our New Jersey Life Sciences Community:

Welcome to another edition of The Weekender.

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced its selection of Representative Leonard Lance as Legislator of the Year for 2015. BioNJ was proud to nominate the Congressman for this honor, which is so well deserved given his leadership on so many fronts including the 21st Century Cures initiative.

 A special thank you to Gil Bashe of Makovsky Integrated Communications, who has extended an invite to BioNJ Members to attend the AHA Health Sciences Innovation Investment Forum as his guest. To register for the event, please click here.

Next week is New Jersey Life Sciences Week is taking place next week. Events will include an industry Career Fair at the Rutgers University Livingston Student Center on April 21, a Day with Students2Science on April 23, a BioHUB Networking Mixer on April 24 and learning the Secret Sauce to Getting Hired on April 24. A Moment of Hope will also take place on April 22 at 3 p.m. We hope you’ll join us in sharing a special moment during which we invite you to celebrate the important work you do for patients in your own special way.

On April 22, we’ll host an educational Webinar entitled Don’t Leave Money on the Table! that will provide up-to-date information on important NOL Program changes. The Webinar starts at 10 a.m. and will be moderated by BioNJ President and CEO, Debbie Hart; and feature NJEDA Director, Technology and Life Sciences Division, Kathleen Coviello; NJEDA Venture Officer, Technology and Life Sciences Division Clark Smith; BDO Partner, State and Local Tax Services Janet Bernier; and Tax Transfer Corporation Senior Account Executive, Goldie Tiu. The deadline for submitting your NOL Application is June 30. To register for the Webinar, please click here.

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