Our Mission

BioNJ: The Trusted Voice of the Life Sciences Industry in New Jersey

BioNJ is the life sciences trade association for New Jersey, representing close to 400 research-based life sciences organizations across the healthcare ecosystem from the largest biopharmaceutical companies to early-stage start-ups for nearly 30 years. Because Patients Can’t Wait®, BioNJ is dedicated to ensuring a vibrant ecosystem where Science is Supported, Companies are Created, Drugs are Developed and Patients Have Access to Lifesaving Medicines.

Recognized as a respected thought leader, an influential advocate and a sought-after convener of the life sciences industry, BioNJ works directly with legislative leaders in both Trenton and Washington D.C. to advance the life sciences industry, foster medical innovation and ensure health equity and healthcare affordability. With innovation as the driving force behind medical breakthroughs, BioNJ’s mission is to help our Members help Patients by providing transformative resources, including access to government and industry leaders, capital and State incentives, timely educational programs, skilled talent and a value-driven purchasing program.

BioNJ is inspired by and privileged to work with those committed to improving the lives of Patients and their families around the world.

At BioNJ, we are impatient for Patients.

Science is Supported

Innovation is the driving force behind medical breakthroughs and BioNJ is committed to promoting policies that facilitate tomorrow’s miracles. As tireless advocates for meaningful public policies, BioNJ works directly with leaders in Trenton and Washington to advance the industry. We actively bring together research and development and commercialization experts through a variety of focused forums for creative convergence of technical fields to fuel the fires of healthcare advancement. The New Jersey region’s research talent is second to none and BioNJ connects emerging science with people to lead it.

Companies are Created

Entrepreneurs and capital are the engine and fuel for new company creation driving the next generation of therapies, diagnostics and tools in life sciences. BioNJ fosters entrepreneurship through partnering and networking programs, and connection to tools and resources, lowering the barriers for entrepreneurs to realize their vision. By advocating for policy and funder support, BioNJ plays a critical role in establishing the success stories of tomorrow.

Drugs are Developed

Discovery happens globally and BioNJ works with innovators to advance the science and products here. Building on the densest life sciences workforce cluster in the world, BioNJ supports access to critical resources and information for operations required to take discoveries and turn them into drugs. We serve as a clearinghouse of information and intelligence, as convener of valuable networking and partnering programs, and as an advocate for capital formation.

Patients Have Access to Lifesaving Medicines

“Because Patients Can’t Wait®” is BioNJ’s rallying cry and a reminder that our job is to help research-based companies discover and develop innovative therapies and cures to address unmet medical needs. New Jersey has been a world leader in medical innovation since the industry’s beginning and we are inspired by the privilege of working with those committed to changing the lives of Patients and their families around the world.