How a 3D printer could mean a breakthrough for joint-replacement surgery
GLASSBORO -- In a lab located in the engineering building of Rowan University, a team of researchers gather around a 3D printer. The team watches as the printer finishes up its latest job, leaving a knob of plastic behind. But this isn't just any piece of plastic. It's an FDA-approved piece of plastic that could one…
South Jersey Startup Roundup: Plas.md, LincSphere and Linked Noodle
This South Jersey startup roundup features three different companies. Pas.md has a creative wellness studio in Camden; LincSphere offers a productivity tool to help people manage networking relationships. Linked Noodle is an online platform that connects student hobbiests to local teachers.
Juniper Bestows Engineering Scholarships on Two New Jersey High School Grads
For the fifth year in a row, Juniper Networks (Sunnyvale, Calif.) has awarded two scholarships to budding engineers in New Jersey. Established in 2012, the $5,000 scholarship provides monetary support to New Jersey residents who intend to major in engineering at a four-year college. This year, the New Jersey awards went to Lorenzo Penna and Nicolas Ng. Penna graduated from Bergen County Technical High School, in Teterboro, and will attend Villanova University in the fall to study mechanical engineering. Ng attended Montgomery High School, in Skillman, and will be studying mechanical and aerospace engineering at Princeton.
Opinion: Driving Innovation at the State Level
When we think of new regulations coming from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funding, or new drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), we often consider how much influence the federal government has in driving (or stifling) innovation. However, when it comes to science and technology policy, it does not have to start and end with the federal government. In fact, states such as New Jersey have a unique opportunity to drive innovation policy.
Edison Partners Opens Princeton Office Doors to Early-Stage Tech Startups
If you are a New Jersey tech startup that needs a little advice — on how to find a best-fit business-development expert, how to improve your slide deck, how to hone your business model and what steps you should take to prepare to scale, for example — Edison Partners wants to help. The venture capital group has declared that it will be holding open office hours with its partners twice during the second week of every month. This isn’t an opportunity to pitch for funding. Rather, it’s is an opportunity to pick the brains and harness the expertise of these Princeton-based VCs.