Rutgers Gets $500K Grant to Continue Planning “Innovation Park@Rutgers”

On May 22, Rut­gers re­ceived a fed­er­al grant of nearly $500,000 to con­tin­ue plan­ning an in­nov­a­tion park at the uni­versity’s Liv­ing­ston Cam­pus, in Pis­cat­away.

New Jersey Startups and Investors “Speed Date” at Hatch Match 2015

At Hatch Match NJ 2015, held on May 5 in place of the reg­u­lar NJ Tech Meetup, more than 60 star­tup founders in­ter­ac­ted with about twenty in­vestors in a kind of “speed dat­ing” event. The even­ing was or­gan­ized by The Hatch­ery and co­sponsored by NJ Tech Meetup founder Aaron Price. VCs and an­gels sat at tables, and star­tups signed up ahead of time for a five-minute sit-down with these in­vestors, who are al­ways look­ing for good com­pan­ies and deal flow. When the buzzer soun­ded, the star­tups moved on to their next meet­ing or net­worked with each oth­er.

Princeton Alumni, Students Shine at Princeton Entrepreneurs’ Network Demo Competition

On May 29, during the Princeton University three-day reunion, both current and former students presented their businesses, 40 in all, vying for a chance to win $70,000 in cash and services.
Photo: Alicia Abella of AT&T was the keynoter at the NJTC Internet of Things Conference. Photo Credit: Esther Surden
Alicia Abella of AT&T was the keynoter at the NJTC Internet of Things Conference. | Esther Surden

AT&T’s Abella Paints Picture of Coming Internet of Things Revolution at NJTC Conference

The In­ter­net of Things (IoT) is poised to be­come one of the ma­jor drivers of in­nov­a­tion in New Jer­sey in com­ing years, and the New Jer­sey Tech Coun­cil’s In­ter­net of Things Con­fer­ence, on May 7, went in­to depth on how this could hap­pen.

NJIT Creates Infographic About Mobile Health Industry

NJIT cre­ated an In­fograph­ic about the mo­bile health in­dustry.  

Technology Marketing in the Digital Age: Why Going Mobile with Your Company Marketing Content Will Improve ROI

Re­cent re­search is showing that mobile media search and display drive the most phone calls to businesses today. If you’re ready to increase your ROI, consider creating mobile-friendly versions of your critical assets. Why not adopt a mobile-first approach for your content strategy?

Guest Opinion: Innovating the New Jersey Tech Industry

It is imperative that New Jersey invests in its technology sector in order to remain competitive in this global economy. At the end of the 20th century, New Jersey appeared to be a knowledge-driven economic powerhouse, but aggressive investments in technology-based growth in other states and nations have threatened New Jersey’s future growth. Partnerships with industry and academia are required to develop its prospects.
Around New Jersey

New Coworking Space Planned on Long Beach Island as Chamber of Commerce Seeks to Redefine Beach Culture


Long Beach Island will soon be home to a new coworking space and business incubator, run by the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce. And local entrepreneurs can apply for membership at the facility, which is expected to house five companies.

Rowan U. plans to open medical school on NJIT's Newark campus

Newark could get its first new medical school in 50 years under an unusual proposal by Rowan University and New Jersey Institute of Technology. Rowan wants to open a branch of its School of Osteopathic Medicine, located in Camden County, on NJIT's Newark campus, university officials said. The new school could eventually enroll 200.

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