New Jersey: State of Innovation

New Jersey continues to build on its legacy of innovation, gaining strength from its diverse population, ideal location and unique assets.


Where Innovation Happens
New Jersey’s entrepreneurs are in good company among the state’s many collaborative workspaces.
Where International Companies Need to Be
According to the Global Business Alliance, New Jersey has the highest concentration of foreign direct investment (FDI) jobs as a share of private-sector employment in the U.S.
Tech Tradition
New Jersey is riding its flair for innovation into the digital age.
The RX for a Thriving Life Sciences Sector
Bolstered by higher education, diversity and talent,
New Jersey’s robust life sciences sector is healthy and growing.

On the Road to Recovery
Gov. Murphy leads New Jersey to strong rebound following pandemic, recession.
New Jersey Grows a Garden Full of World-Changing Ideas
Edison started it, but he wasn’t alone. Individuals and companies have cultivated the state’s innovation tradition for generations.
New Jersey by the Numbers
What were the biggest projects by investment in New Jersey over the past two years? Which sectors dominated? How many foreign companies have invested in the state? Our charts and graphics tell the story.
The Shift to New Jersey Is On
More companies are finding a haven of safety in New Jersey.
Diverse Population, Diverse Portfolio
In addition to hosting one of the nation’s most diverse populations, New Jersey is home to 225 foreign company headquarters.
Brightest of the Bright
For talent, New Jersey occupies a universe of its own.
R&D’s New Home Base
With a new leader at the helm, Kean University is poised
to become the state’s next great research institution.

Perpetual Motion
An overview of New Jersey’s connective tissue for commerce.
A Higher-Ed Ecosystem In a League Of Its Own
A new federally backed Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute project highlights Rutgers’ Advanced Manufacturing Institute, one of an array of higher-ed resources in New Jersey.
North, Central and South New Jersey Boast Unique Economic Ecosystems
Conway Custom Content Managing Editor Savannah King is our tour guide through three regions that know how to propel companies toward success.
Put Down Roots in the Garden State
Six great reasons to live and grow in New Jersey.
Through the Roof
E-Commerce Means More Roofs On the Way to Accommodate New Jersey Demand
From Farm to Table
New Jersey’s food and beverage business grows from the ground up.
Rolling Out the Red Carpet
New Jersey gives its film and media industry the star treatment.

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