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2014 - 3 stories
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2012 - 1 story
2011 - 1 story
2010 - 1 story
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2014
NJIT's Defense Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), in coordination with 87th Contracting Squadron, supporting the 87th Air Base Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst and Small Business Administration, will host “Future Procurement Opportunities for Small Businesses” on June 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Scottish Rite in Bordentown. >>
Dozens of manufacturers from the region attended a small business forum at NJIT on May 16 to discuss strategies to strengthen and expand their companies by locating public and private sources of capital and by developing new markets at home and abroad. >>
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker will host a forum for small manufacturers on the NJIT campus on Friday, May 16 that will address common challenges to expansion and stability such as access to capital and growth through exporting and new market development, while also apprising business owners of available federal resources. >>
2013
The NJIT Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) was represented by Marketing Specialist Sherry Rose at the US House of Representatives Small Business Committee meeting on September 12, 2013. >>
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force teamed up to host the Hurricane Sandy Small Business Recovery and Matchmaking Summit on Aug. 7 at NJIT.  The event, first of its kind in the region since the disaster, educated and connected small businesses to commercial buyers from the private sector and federal, state and local governments. >>
2012
NJIT Procurement Center and the Small Business Administration are sponsoring an informational free workshop for Small Businesses located in areas of high unemployment on May 22, 2012 in the NJIT Campus Center Atrium from 8:30-1 PM. >>
2011
Edge Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center, has been named a recipient of a New Jersey Small Business Development Centers 2011 Success Award. >>
2010
The NJIT Defense Procurement Technical Assistance Center, in partnership with Joint Base M-D-L, the U.S. Army Reserve Contracting Center and the NAVAIR Small Business Program, will host a Joint Base Procurement Fair on August 13, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Burlington County College in Mt. Laurel. Colonel Gina M. Grosso, Joint Base Commander, will give the welcoming address. Registration fee: $15 per company. To register, click here. >>
2008
NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) will host the Eighth Annual New Jersey Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Conference on Nov. 19 and Nov. 20. Companies will be reimbursed by the EDC for the attendance fee and will receive a free proposal review just for attending. Phase I (Proposal Development) and Phase II (Cost Proposal Preparation) program attendees will be eligible to receive a complimentary proposal critique by the Greenwood Consulting Group. Inc. within one year of the programs. For more information and online registration visit www.njsbdc.com/scitech. >>
Small businesses that are interested in obtaining state and federal contract opportunities are invited to attend a free Government Contracting for Small Businesses Workshop sponsored by the Defense Procurement Technical Assistance Center at NJIT on June 5, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 3720. For more information, call 973-596-3105. >>
2007
Thinking of starting your own business?  Then go for it, advises small business expert Bruce Kirchhoff, a professor in NJIT's School of Management. “Many people believe that it's difficult to start a small business and even more difficult to see it expand,” says Kirchhoff.  “But two decades of research combing Census Bureau statistics convinced me that more than a quarter of these businesses are significantly more likely to survive, add employees and grow, than decline." >>
Science and technology entrepreneurs and small businesses in New Jersey will have the opportunity to gain information that will help them compete more effectively for SBIR/STTR grants and contracts at the Seventh Annual NJ SBIR/STTR Conference on June 7-8 at NJIT's Enterprise Development Center III. >>
2006
Small business owners who are interested in obtaining state and federal contract opportunities are invited to attend the Government Contracting for Small Businesses Workshop on August 3, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., GITC Seminar Rm. 3720. Dolcey Chaplin, Esq., executive director of the Defense Procurement Technical Assistance Center at NJIT, will be the guest speaker. Contact: Letty Jumbo at 973-596-3105. >>
Science and technology entrepreneurs and small businesses in New Jersey will have the opportunity to gain information that will help them compete more effectively for SBIR/STTR grants and contracts at the Sixth Annual NJ SBIR/STTR Conference on June 15-16 at the NJIT Enterprise Development Center III, 211 Warren St., Room 407. Sponsored by the New Jersey Commission on Science & Technology, the program is open to the public. >>
All veterans are invited to learn how to grow their business at the Jan. 19, 2006,  procurement fair to be held at the Tropicana Hotel, Atlantic City from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. “Admission is free. Veterans are urged to approach representatives of agencies and corporations to market their goods and services,” said attorney Dolcey Chaplin, the executive director of the Defense Procurement Technical Assistance Center at NJIT. >>
2005
Supertron, a start-up technology company housed in the small business incubators at NJIT, announced today that it has begun developing a cryogenic coil to improve Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners. Erzhen Gao, PhD, director of research and development for the company, will lead the effort. “Eventually, we hope to see our system upgrade existing MRI scanners because our coils can enhance installed MRIs, enabling them to produce cleaner, clearer and easier-to-read images at an affordable price,” he said. >>
2004
Students, faculty and businesspeople interested in learning about Small Business Innovative Research and Technology Transfer funding mechanisms are invited to attend one or both NJIT Technology Commercialization & Grant Development Workshops to be held on September 20, 2004. Attendees will receive practical guidance from grant development experts and a chance to network with prospective business, technology and entrepreneurial collaborators. Participants may sign up for Workshop #1 (8:30 am-12 noon; Engineering Sciences audience) and/or Workshop #2 (1:00-4:30 p.m.; Life Sciences audience). Admission is free. RSVP by September 13 to Daya Sooryadas (Sooryadas@ctp-nj.com). >>
Entrepreneurs and small business people interested in tapping into government and university resources to obtain lucrative grants won't want to miss two free workshops at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The workshops, designed to help entrepreneurs in the life sciences and engineering sciences, will be offered Sept. 20, 2004.  The morning panel, from 8:30 a.m. - noon, will focus on telling engineers what they need to get ahead.  It will take place in Room 3730 of the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center (GITC) on the NJIT campus. The building is located at the intersection of Central Avenue and Lock Street. >>
Students, faculty and businesspeople interested in learning about Small Business Innovative Research and Technology Transfer funding mechanisms are invited to attend one or both NJIT Technology Commercialization & Grant Development Workshops to be held on September 20, 2004. Attendees will receive practical guidance from grant development experts and a chance to network with prospective business, technology and entrepreneurial collaborators. Participants may sign up for Workshop #1 (8:30 am-12 noon; Engineering Sciences audience) and/or Workshop #2 (1:00-4:30 p.m.; Life Sciences audience). Admission is free. RSVP by September 13 to Daya Sooryadas (Sooryadas@ctp-nj.com).  >>
2003
Keeping small businesses alive in a down economy is tough.  But it's easier if you know New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) Dolcey Chaplin.  Since 1986, Chaplin, an attorney, who's a resident of Ridgewood, has directed a successful program at NJIT. >>