Weekender 3/23/18

Welcome to the latest edition of the BioLines Weekender. 

We’ve had a couple of action-packed weeks for the BioNJ Team, with a number of exciting activities to report on. We…

  • Participated in Governor Murphy’s press conference on The Hub in New Brunswick
  • Presented BioNJ’s white paper to a joint meeting of the New Jersey Chapters of the Financial Executives International and the Association for Corporate Growth
  • Participated in a panel discussion at a Montvale Healthcare Industry Business Forum focused on developing the ecosystem
  • Met with Speaker Craig Coughlin, Sen. Steve Sweeney and Asm. James Kennedy
  • Co-hosted a Congressional Staff Reception at Hawk ‘n’ Dove in Washington DC with regional life sciences associations
  • Supported legislation to create the Commission on Science Innovation and Technology at the Assembly Science Innovation and Technology Committee
  • Held BioNJ’s inaugural Board Member Forum created for those serving on boards
  • Participated in Research Asset Database (RAD) Committee Meeting
  • Chaired Commercialization Center for Innovative Technologies’ (CCIT) Advisory Board Meeting
  • Began recruitment for Entrepreneurship Fellowship candidates
  • Authored an op-ed, entitled “The Good News on Prescription Drug Spending“, in NJBIZ
  • Continued recruitment of investors and company presenters for BioNJ’s BioPartnering Conference, in partnership with J.P. Morgan
  • Welcomed NewYorkBIO, MassBio, DEBio and CTBio as supporting partners of BioNJ’s BioPartnering Conference
  • Continued recruitment of companies and sponsors for the New Jersey Pavilion at BIO 2018
  • Held a debrief with the 2018 Annual Dinner Meeting and Innovation Celebration Committee; new committee members are most welcome
  • Welcomed Erika Herbstman to the communications and marketing team

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