BioNJ thanks our renewing Preferred Members:
Conner Strong & Buckelew
Conner Strong Companies are innovative leaders in risk management, insurance and employee benefits with a dedicated team of professionals exclusively servicing the complex insurance brokerage needs of the life sciences community locally and globally. We know science, and just as importantly, we know your process. Our approach is part experience, part process, and all partnership.
Eli Lilly and Company
We were founded by Eli Lilly in 1876, and are now the 10th largest pharmaceutical company in the world. We have steadfastly remained independent, but not isolated. Across the globe, Lilly has developed productive alliances and partnerships that advance our capacity to develop innovative medicines at lower costs.
Fisher Scientific Company LLC
Fisher Scientific specializes in scientific research, laboratory testing and life sciences research, providing the latest equipment and instrumentation, finest chemicals and highest-quality supplies. We are also a full-service provider of leading-edge safety products, training, equipment maintenance and procurement solutions for industrial, laboratory safety and first responder customers. We service the nation’s diagnostic testing needs in hospitals, reference labs and physician’s office laboratories with more offerings, more solutions and more value. Fisher Scientific also provides resources for educators to create scientific excitement in elementary, secondary and college classrooms with essential products and invaluable information.
Janssen Biotech, Inc.
For 30+ years, Janssen Biotech has delivered on the promise of new treatments and new ways to improve the health of individuals with serious disease. Built upon a rich legacy of innovative “firsts,” Janssen Biotech pursues innovative solutions in the therapeutic areas of immunology, oncology and nephrology. Rooted in rich scientific collaborations and community-based relationships, we have access to some of the top minds in science today, allowing us to advance the treatment of patients through our innovative medicines. Our discoveries lead us not only to new treatments, but also to new ways to empower patients and expand their access to quality care. Janssen Biotech is part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.
Morgan Lewis LLP
Morgan Lewis provides comprehensive transactional, litigation, labor and employment, regulatory and intellectual property legal services to clients of all sizes — from global Fortune 100 companies to just-conceived startups — across all major industries. In every representation, Morgan Lewis attorneys are committed to knowing and fully understanding each client’s specific business, industry environment and legal concerns, with a focus on both immediate and long-term goals. Our regulatory and industry-focused practices such as antitrust, energy, life sciences and securities help clients craft and execute strategies to address legal, government and policy challenges in today’s rapidly changing economic and regulatory environment.
BioNJ thanks our renewing Executive Members:
Accenture is a global management consulting company with approximately 211,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses. Our life sciences industry group works with pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical technology, regulators, distributors, wholesalers and other companies to help bring life-enhancing health solutions to people around the globe. We provide consulting, technology and outsourcing services across the entire life sciences value chain, from large-scale business and technology transformation to post- merger integration.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. Our medicines are helping millions of people around the world in their fight against cancer, cardiovascular disease, hepatitis C, HIV and rheumatoid arthritis.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Drinker Biddle & Reath’s Life Sciences Group is built from our interdisciplinary practice groups, comprised of attorneys who have experience, knowledge and insights about navigating the fast-paced, heavily regulated environment that surrounds scientific research, life sciences product development, intellectual property protection, employment issues and litigation, product marketing and sales and healthcare delivery. We support our life sciences clients on issues relating to business and financing pressures, regulatory scrutiny, workforce management and litigation threats. We strive to provide collaborative and strategic advice and value the opportunity to partner with our clients in facing their business and legal challenges.
The Medicines Company
The Medicines Company is a global pharmaceutical company focused on advancing the treatment of critical care patients through the delivery of innovative, cost-effective medicines to the worldwide hospital marketplace. We have three marketed products, Angiomax ® (bivalirudin), Cleviprex ® (clevidipine) injectable emulsion and a 50ml ready-to-use formulation of Argatroban injection. The company also has a pipeline of critical care hospital products in development, including two late-stage development product candidates, cangrelor and oritavancin, as well as two early-stage development product candidates, MDCO-2010 and MDCO-216.
BioNJ thanks our renewing Innovation Members:
Advaxis is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing the next generation of immunotherapies for cancer and infectious diseases. Advaxis immunotherapies are based on a novel platform technology using live, attenuated bacteria that are bio-engineered to secrete an antigen/adjuvant fusion protein(s) that is designed to redirect the powerful immune response all human beings have to the bacterium to the cancer itself. The company’s lead drug candidate, ADXS11-001, is currently being evaluated in Phase 1 and 2 clinical trials for human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers. Advaxis has over 15 distinct immunotherapies in various stages of development.
Allergan is a multi-specialty healthcare company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing innovative pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices and over-the-counter consumer products that enable people to live life to its greatest potential — to see more clearly, move more freely and express themselves more fully. Our focus fosters deep engagement with medical specialists and we make it our business to listen closely to their needs so that together we can advance patient care. We combine this strategic focus with a diversified approach that enables us to follow our research and development into new specialty areas where unmet needs are significant.
American Cryostem Corporation
American Cryostem is a life sciences company, headquartered in Red Bank, NJ. The company has created and commercialized patented products and a proprietary platform to clinically process and cryopreserve Adipose Tissue, Adipose derived Stromal Vascular Fraction (SVF), Adipose Derived Stem Cells and other Regenerative Cells. The company’s product development is based on this core intellectual property and other proprietary technologies for consumer cellular therapy, regenerative medicine applications and commercial applications. The company maintains a clinical tissue processing and banking facility in Mount Laurel, NJ and is developing additional products and services through existing and future collaborations and partnerships.
Amgen is a leading human therapeutics company in the biotechnology industry. For more than 25 years, the company has tapped the power of scientific discovery and innovation to advance the practice of medicine. Amgen pioneered the development of novel products based on advances in recombinant DNA and molecular biology and launched the biotechnology industry’s first blockbuster medicines.
BioAegis Therapeutics is a clinical stage company, developing novel protein replacement therapies targeted at saving lives. The portfolio is based on the endogenous human protein, plasma gelsolin (pGSN). Plasma gelsolin, recently discovered to be a key component of innate immunity, provides an immunotherapeutic approach to fighting pathogens. Additionally, the protein protects end organs against the effects of an uncontrolled and cascading inflammatory response in numerous diseases. BioAegis’ unique set of assets includes a proprietary diagnostic, and a biomarker-driven clinical program in multiple high value indications. The pristine safety profile is supported by extensive animal research and Phase 1b/2a human clinical trials.
Biopticon Corporation develops imaging systems using laser, photonics and image processing based technologies as well as software for preclinical research in pharmaceutical, biotechnology and university laboratories.
Chromocell Corporation is a drug discovery company focused on the identification and development of novel therapeutics against the most complex and challenging drug targets. The company focuses on high value drug targets and works mainly in pain relief, anxiety treatment and respiratory disorders.
Mid-Atlantic BioTherapeutics, Inc.
Mid-Atlantic BioTherapeutics, Inc. (MABT) is a clinical stage company developing the next wave in immunotherapies. Our first product, a novel molecule called IMT504, has shown impressive results in animal safety and efficacy models and in humans. MABT is currently focused on infectious diseases, including Pseudomonas infections in Cystic Fibrosis, burn patients and rabies.
PDS Biotechnology Corporation
PDS Biotechnology Corporation (PDS), a c-corporation is a privately held biotechnology drug development company. PDS owns Versamume™, a ground-breaking proprietary platform nanotechnology that has demonstrated effective eradication and prevention of aggressive cancers with single subcutaneous injections of the Versamune™-based products in pre-clinical animal studies. The FDA has approved the Investigational New Drug application (IND) for PDS’s lead cancer drug PDS0101 to enter human clinical trials. The company’s lead product, PDS0101 is an immunotherapy (immune activating drug) being developed to treat wide-spread cancers caused by infection with the human papillomavirus.
Vicus Therapeutics is a private biopharmaceutical company dedicated to bringing breakthrough multi-drug treatments to patients with cancer. Vicus focuses on identifying drugs that have already gained FDA approval for non-cancer indications and have completed initial clinical testing for the treatment of cancer-related indications. Vicus partners with pharmaceutical companies and then develops these drugs as components of multi-drug treatment regimens that can enhance the effectiveness of the partners’ FDA-approved targeted oncology drug products. Because all the components of the multi-drug regimens are already FDA-approved, patients can gain access to the new treatments as soon as positive clinical results are published.
BioNJ thanks our renewing Associate Members:
Benchworks is a fully integrated marketing firm that specializes in the design, productions and launch of complete marketing, branding and support services. We provide the creative, strategic and tactical services that have made Benchworks a successful lead in product and service launches, brand development, peer-to-peer communications, meeting management, online store creation and execution and high-end promotional activities. Benchworks can provide a complete outsources solution or can complement your existing sales and marketing projects at any stage.
H. Cohn LLP is one of the top 15 accounting and business consulting firms in the United States. Since 1919, the firm’s philosophy has been to provide a personalized approach to each client, with intelligent guidance and solutions. The Technology and Life Sciences Industry Group helps biotechnology firms develop quality financial packages, implement strong financial controls and achieve their financial objectives.
Colliers International’s professionals are here to accelerate your success through our in-depth expertise, shared sense of initiative and unparalleled ability to collaborate and deliver. We help owners, occupiers and developers achieve their goals with integrated commercial property services delivered by experts who take initiative, think creatively and collaborate to achieve. Our approach seeks a deeper understanding of the subtle business drivers and market dynamics that can influence your property decisions, paired with a drive to exceed expectations with innovative solutions. From brokerage to investment sales to project management, our shared purpose is to deliver you the best client experience.
Coyne PR, headquartered in NJ, is one of the most sought-after, full-service public relations agencies in the nation. Our award-winning Coyne Health Group delivers full-service strategic, creative and multi-channel engagement solutions to market leaders and challengers across the spectrum of healthcare including, health & wellness, science & discovery, and advocacy & cause. Using our proprietary strategic planning model, ActivationHealth we drive activation for industry leading healthcare businesses, brands and services. Notably, our seasoned, insight-driven team creates breakthrough programs that deliver measurable outcomes against a brand’s business goals, while navigating clients through the rapidly-changing marketplace.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal‘s 2013 NLJ 350, an annual ranking of the largest firms in the U.S.
Hays Life Sciences
Hays Life Sciences provide comprehensive talent management and acquisition solutions for life science/technology based organizations. Our core service offerings include: mid- to senior-level executive search, exclusive contingency search, recruitment process outsourcing and contract/contract to hire management recruitment solutions. Hays consultants function as cross-functional vertical specialists within the life sciences market. Utilizing a niche focus model along with a branded proprietary in-house technologies, robust active networks and best in-class customer service standards has resulted in effectively meeting our clients’ talent acquisition requirements. Service offerings and capabilities include access and utilization at all levels/phases of the recruitment life-cycle process.
Integrated Resources, Inc.
Integrated Resources, Inc. is a premier staffing firm recognized as one of the tri-states most well-respected professional specialty firms. IRI has built its reputation on excellent service and integrity since its inception in 1996. Our mission centers on delivering only the best quality talent, the first time and every time. We provide quality resources in four specialty areas: information technology (IT), clinical research, rehabilitation therapy and nursing.
Integrium is a full service Phase I-IV CRO specializing in cardiovascular, metabolic, renal, wound healing and dermatology therapeutic drug development. Along with our full service CRO we have two fully integrated Phase I-IV clinical research units with access to various patient populations. Our greatest strength (besides our experienced and passionate team) is the ability to rapidly enroll studies. Physician-founded and operated since 1998, Integrium works closely with you to advance your clinical research programs. Our fully integrated clinical services and technology platform offer a streamlined, single source solution. Integrium combines clinical expertise with trusted study methods, which consistently produces reliable results to inform drug and medical device development decisions.
Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. JLL is a leader in the northern/central New Jersey commercial real estate market, with more than 500 professionals and support staff providing agency leasing, tenant representation, industrial services, strategic consulting, project and development services, property management and investment sales/capital markets services to New Jersey’s leading corporate tenants, investors and landlords. The firm also acts as a local service provider for JLL global and national corporate clients in need of real estate assistance in New Jersey.
Medix Staffing Solutions
Medix Staffing Solutions’ Life Sciences division recruits the most seasoned talent in a wide range of healthcare, science and laboratory related organizations. Medix’s Life Sciences, Laboratory and Quality Assurance sector has experience recruiting in many industries, including food and beverage, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, oil and gas and environmental sciences. Within these industries, we place a myriad of professionals, such as chemists, biologists and lab techs, in a variety of settings including QA/QC laboratories, research and development and regulatory. Additionally, Medix’s staffing verticals include placing professionals within the professional services and information technology.
Pavese-McCormick Agency, Inc.
With roots dating back to 1933, Pavese-McCormick Agency has become the trusted agency of choice for thousands of companies in the tri-state area and beyond. We realize no two organizations are the same, and having direct access to over 30 regional and national insurance carriers affords us the ability to compare coverage and price in order to create a program tailored to each businesses’ individual needs. Built on trust, advocacy and relationships, Pavese-McCormick employs an extraordinary team of insurance professionals specializing in both business and personal insurance.
PharmApprove is a strategic scientific communications firm that partners with pharmaceutical development teams to assist in the preparation and delivery of their products’ key messages at critical, high-profile regulatory events in both the United States and Europe. By working intensively with team members, as well as with the material they present, PharmApprove helps sharpen the product message and enhance each team member’s ability to speak clearly, argue persuasively and answer questions decisively in virtually any regulatory setting. The firm offers a comprehensive range of services covering every aspect of hearing preparation.
Pharm-Olam is a mid-size global full service contract research organization (CRO), founded in 1994. We have a strong reputation of performing exceptionally in challenging international clinical trials. Our founder is a physician who himself conducted many trials as a Principal Investigator prior to establishing Pharm-Olam. He recognized the need for a flexible and innovative service provider that could deliver solutions for the challenges commonly encountered during the development process. We believe in providing a high-quality service to our clients, on time and within budget. Our ethos is to provide clients with a highly personalized service through our local, full-time, permanent resources.
RSM US LLP
RSM US LLP is the leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, with more than 8,000 people in 80 offices nationwide. It is a licensed CPA firm and the U.S. member of RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms with more than 37,000 people in over 110 countries. RSM uses its deep understanding of the needs and aspirations of clients to help them succeed.
Stone’s Throw Creative Communications
Founded in 1991 and located in historic Cranbury, New Jersey, Stone’s Throw, Inc. is a strategic copy and design team providing marketing consultation and creative services primarily to business-to-business clients. Client industries include healthcare, biotechnology and life sciences, pharmaceutical and pharmaceutical services, professional services and education. Project types range from capabilities packages to thought-leadership paper development, from informational brochures and spec sheets to scientific posters, and from sales materials to website design and content.
Temptime is the world leader in time-temperature indicators that signal if a medical product has been exposed to potentially damaging temperatures. Temptime indicators are cost effective and manufactured under a quality system consistent with the FDA’s Quality System Regulations (QSR) 21 CFR 820. Leading pharmaceutical and medical device companies use Temptime products to protect patients and enhance quality systems.
The Execu/Search Group
In 1985, The Execu|Search Group was founded as a recruitment firm focused on serving accounting firms, boutique hedge funds and private equity funds. Over time, our firm evolved into a full-service recruitment, temporary/consulting and retained search firm, servicing several practice areas in the New York City Tri-State area and Greater Boston. The Execu|Search Group is one of the largest executive recruitment firms in the area. We have assisted in the recruitment of thousands of professionals while working towards our mission: to provide leading employers with the highest caliber talent while maintaining our devotion to integrity, honesty and responsiveness.
A full-service environmental firm founded in 1988, Triumvirate Environmental prides itself on being the leader in environmental health and safety from New England to the South Atlantic, with offices in New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland and Virginia. Distinguished by its long-term, partnership philosophy, Triumvirate provides distinctive environmental services to industrial, life sciences, education and healthcare clients. In fact, we have corporate divisions dedicated to each industry.
UPS is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. For the healthcare industry, UPS is equipped with specialized capabilities ranging from temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation services, to regulatory compliance expertise and sophisticated monitoring technology. For information about UPS’s healthcare services, visit: ups.com/healthcare.
VWR is a global laboratory supply and distribution company. VWR enables the advancement of the world’s most critical research through the distribution of a highly diversified product line to most of the world’s top pharmaceutical and biotech companies, as well as industrial, educational and governmental organizations. With over 150 years of industry experience, VWR offers a well-established distribution network that reaches thousands of specialized labs and facilities spanning the globe. In addition, VWR further supports its customers by providing onsite services, storeroom management, product procurement, supply chain systems integration and technical services.
BioNJ thanks our renewing Institutional Members:
9 of the world’s top 10 pharmabio companies and 13 of the world’s top 15 medical device companies have significant operations in Ireland. IDA assists these and hundreds of other smaller companies, to establish and expand their businesses in Ireland and Europe. IDA Ireland is the inward investment promotion agency of Ireland, responsible for the attraction of foreign direct investment into Ireland. The agency works with companies from the U.S. to secure new investment and collaborates with existing foreign investors in Ireland to help expand and develop their businesses.
Invest in Denmark
As part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, Invest in Denmark is a customized one-stop service for foreign companies looking to set up a business in Denmark. We focus in particular on developing partnerships within life sciences. Our specialized staff across the globe has the corporate background, industry insight and well-connected networks to advise you on every aspect of locating in Denmark. Our tailor-made solutions include connecting companies with key local contacts, arranging fact-finding tours and providing comprehensive benchmark analyses. We make sense of local legislation and advantages of locating in Denmark – all free of charge and in guaranteed full confidentiality.
Montclair State University
Montclair State University is committed to serving the educational needs of New Jersey with programs characterized by academic rigor and currency in the development of knowledge and its applications. The university offers a comprehensive range of baccalaureate, master’s and certificate programs and a focused portfolio of doctoral programs that are closely aligned with the university’s academic strengths and the needs of the state. The university recruits faculty with exceptional academic or professional credentials and a deep commitment to their development as teachers and scholars and admits students who have demonstrated the potential for high achievement and diligence in the pursuit of their education.
New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, Inc.
NJAMHAA is a statewide trade association representing nearly 180 hospital-based and freestanding providers of mental health and substance use treatment services. In aggregate, NJAMHAA members help more than 500,000 children and adults annually and employ approximately 98,000 members of New Jersey’s workforce. NJAMHAA’s mission is to champion opportunities that advance its members’ ability to deliver accessible, quality, efficient and effective integrated behavioral healthcare services to individuals who have mental illnesses and/or addictions, and their families. NJAMHAA is committed to recovery and wellness for all individuals.
New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC)
The New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) provides business support, networking opportunities, information, advocacy and recognition of technology companies and their leaders.