New Jersey Big Data Alliance (NJBDA)
The New Jersey Big Data Alliance (NJBDA) was established in 2013 by Rutgers University along with seven (now eight) higher education partners to catalyze collaboration among New Jersey academia, industry and government in building advanced computation capabilities and expertise. It strives to enable New Jersey businesses and higher education institutions to leverage, analyze and protect data - increasing their competitiveness, improving their ability to secure federal funding and driving innovation.
The NJBDA brings together members from across the state with the overarching goals of identifying areas of synergy in advanced computation and developing joint programs and partnerships. The NJBDA will serve as the State’s research, education and outreach consortium in advanced computation and big data.
This unprecedented alliance was recognized in 2014 by Governor Chris Christie and the New Jersey State Legislature as "New Jersey's Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Consortium." This legislation formalized the partnership amongst the State's higher education institutions in building the computational capabilities and expertise in New Jersey. Learn more by visiting the NJBDA website.