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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. >>
Technology and life sciences-related businesses, service providers, state universities and research institutions can learn how New Jersey helps early-stage technology companies grow their businesses at a networking and information session at NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) on Nov. 7, 8:30-11 a.m. in the EDC III, 211 Warren St., Newark. Register online at seminars.njeda.com or call 609-777-4880 for more information.  >>
"Creating and Surviving Disruptive Innovation" a talk by Clayton M. Christensen, the Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, on Nov. 1, has been postponed to a later date. >>
“Wall Street Meltdown: A Look at What Happened Last Week and What To Expect Next” will be the subject of a four-way panel talk with finance specialists from NJIT's School of Management. The discussion, set for Oct. 20, 2008, from 3-4:30 p.m., in the Campus Center Atrium, will focus on macroeconomics, hedge funds, credit default swaps, savings and retirement strategies and more. >>
Jerry Fjermestad, PhD, an associate professor in NJIT's School of Management, won the New Jersey Business and Industry Association's Bright Idea Award for his paper “Communication and Leadership Differences in Virtual Design Teams: Why Some Teams Do Better Than Others.” Dr. Fjermestad will be recognized at an awards ceremony in November. >>
It's not easy these days attending school, working, plus worrying about increased commuting costs.  That's why NJIT is pleased to announce a new online master's degree program in management as well as five new online business-related certificate programs starting Sept. 2, 2008. Registration is currently underway.  >>
AIG in conjunction with the New Jersey Business Force (of which NJIT is a member) will conduct a one-day symposium on July 14 in NJIT's Campus Center Atrium to address the implications of a Category 3 hurricane on critical infrastructure in the NYC/NJ region. James Eberwine, Lead Forecaster at the National Weather Service in Mount Holly, NJ will be the keynote speaker. For registration and additional information, contact Col. (Ret.) Hank Straub, 609-577-5373, hstraub@bens.org. >>
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. >>
NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) has given startups an edge since 1988.  Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, this high-tech business incubator housed at NJIT is open to early-stage companies that have, or will have, a proprietary technology as a significant source of revenue. >>
The Sustainable Business Incubator at Fairleigh Dickinson University, in association with NJIT, the Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies and other institutions and sponsors, is hosting a one-day symposium, expo, and workshop on on the opportunities and challenges of sustainable technology entrepreneurship on May 2, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Silberman College of Business in Madison. For more details and to register, log on to http://www.invention2venture.org/greenventures08/. >>