Merger Gives Rutgers Chance to Present New Face to Business Community

October 16th, 2013 Rutgers University is transforming relations with the business community, thanks to its merger with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, a school official told a gathering of entrepreneurs today. Read more.

Dr. Brennan-Tonetta Secures U.S. Department of Commerce Grant

Margaret Brennan-Tonetta, associate vice president of public-private partnerships and executive director of economic growth and development at the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, Rutgers New Brunswick, and Kevin Lyons, assistant professor in the Department of Supply Chain Management and Marketing Sciences at Rutgers Business Sc

Governor Signs Major Economic and Job Development Legislation into Law

Governor Chris Christie has signed into law far-reaching economic and job development legislation designed to streamline and enhance state economic development incentives and make them easier for businesses to obtain. In particular, the  New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act will streamline five pre-existing incentive programs administered by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.  The law loosens eligibility criteria for the incentives, greatly expands their geographic reach, and in some in