Welcome to another edition of the Weekender.
New Jersey was front and center as BioNJ President and CEO Debbie Hart presented the benefits of locating your business in New Jersey to international companies and investors. Take a look at the video that Choose New Jersey created as part of this presentation. Click here to watch now.
New Jersey Presented as a Key Biotechnology Hub
During BIO’s “Economic Development in the States: Legislation and Job Creation Best Practices” session on Tuesday, June 17, BIO released its report that once again positioned New Jersey as a leading location for the life sciences industry. Click here for the report.
Six New Jersey executives, including BioNJ President and CEO Debbie Hart; Bob Hugin, Chairman and CEO, Celgene; Sol Barer, Ph.D., Founder, Celgene, and Managing Partner, SJ Barer Consulting; Robert Hariri, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman and Founder, Celgene Cellular Therapeutics; Paul Stoffels, M.D., CSO, Johnson & Johnson; and Shirley Tilghman, Ph.D., Professor, Molecular Biology, Princeton University, were named to the Worldview 100 as six of the 100 most power people in biotechnology.
Assemblywoman Lampitt is Honored by BIO as a Legislator of the Year
Nominated by BioNJ, BIO presented New Jersey State Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt (6th District) with a state Legislator of the Year for 2015 award in honor of her leadership in advancing the biosimilars legislation in New Jersey.
New Jersey’s Future Scientists Were Honored
Lt. Governor Guadagno and BioNJ President and CEO Debbie Hart honored NJ’s two National Finalists in the BioGENEius Global Health Care Challenge, Rachel Han and Nicole Kim, along with Donna Leonardi, this year’s winner of the BioGENEius Mentor Award. All three are from Hackensack, NJ!
BioNJ Signed Two International MOUs
BioNJ formed international partnerships with the Taiwan Bio Industry Organization and One Nucleus, the United Kingdom’s life sciences association. Alliances such as these strengthen the industry and create innovation.
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