Space Exploration, Biofuels, Big Data and Digitization

AN ECONOMIC ENGINE THAT drives innovation and profitability, new technologies are the building blocks of new businesses and industries. Investing in these ventures is a process of discovery found in academic settings, government research facilities and company R&D programs. Here are some active and exciting areas of exploration. Exploring the Final Frontier A Monmouth University Poll finds that most Americans
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When Advocating for NJ Entrepreneurs and Companies, CIANJ Means Business

BY ANTHONY RUSSO PRESIDENT, CIANJ NEW JERSEY needs entrepreneurs—motivated men and women who want to bring their products or services to market. They are the foundation of economic development. They are the backbone of our economy. They use their vision and their courage to compete and win in business. At CIANJ, we delight in working with entrepreneurs because we learn
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2018 Annual Environmental Business Roundtable: Projects, Trends and Governor Murphy’s Agenda

BY MARTIN C. DAKS, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR WHEN PHIL MURPHY WAS running for governor, he advanced an ambitious environmental agenda. Now that he is in Trenton as New Jersey’s top executive, inquiring minds are asking how Gov. Murphy’s green agenda will affect businesses. COMMERCE asked the following experts for their insights, thoughts and observations. PennJersey Environmental Consulting Rodger A. Ferguson, Jr.,
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New Jersey American Water Invests in New Jersey’s Water Infrastructure

American Water, the largest water service provider in the state, is committed to providing high quality, reliable water and wastewater service and fire protection to its nearly 2.7 million customers around the clock. Each year, the company invests approximately $350 million—close to $1 million a day—to upgrade and maintain 8,900 miles of pipeline, dozens of water treatment facilities and hundreds
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NJ’s Infrastructure Bank: A Conversation with Executive Director David Zimmer

In 1986, when New Jersey instituted one of the nation’s first independent state financing authorities for the construction of water quality projects, not many people realized how effective it would be. During the past 30 plus years, the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust (NJEIT), working in partnership with the NJDEP, has provided more than $7.2 billion in low-cost funding to
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