Swapping Tax Credits for Needed Capital Helps Small Firms Pursue Big Goals

If Princeton-based biotechnology firm Agile Therapeutics can eventually get federal approval to bring its promising new female contraceptive patch to market, credit will go to more than just the company's employees and investors. New Jersey taxpayers have also played a role in the firm's rise, thanks to a state-administered tax-incentive program that helps small technology and… See more and know that New Jersey tech companies can also apply for this help.

N.J satellite that fits in your hand headed to orbit

GLASSBORO -- Rowan University has done plenty of expanding here on earth in recent years. Now the school is headed for orbit. A Rowan research project evaluating new electronic memory technology is among 20 selected for NASA's next CubeSat Space Mission. CubeSats are mini research vehicles called nanosatellites. Each cube weighs less than 3 pounds and…

3 N.J. towns to be among first to get super fast cell phone technology

Customers in three Garden State towns may get the chance to try out some of the world's fastest cell phone speeds next year as Verizon begins to test its next stage of wireless technology, reports say. Verizon recently announced at the Mobile Work Conference that Basking Ridge, Bridgewater and Piscataway would be among the five cities…

Paterson mayor pitches microgrid at Great Falls to Christie administration

Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres is seeking to build a microgrid at the Great Falls to create a blackout free zone in the Silk City.  Torres pitched the idea to the president of the state’s board of public utilities Richard Mroz at the Mayors’ Legislative Day in Trenton earlier in the month.

Google virtual reality takes N.J. middle school to Paris, Mars and Australia

HARRISON TWP. -- A class of eighth-graders stared at a shark in a reef off the coast of Australia, shortly before glancing around on the surface of Mars. A few minutes later, the students took a closeup look at a rhinoceros beetle in its natural habitat. An audible excitement filled the room, with the occasional "whoa!"…

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