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The Perfect Ecosystem for Thriving Life Sciences Companies.

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What is it that makes this area an incubator for success, for life sciences companies, no matter how small or large?

There are several components critical to any life sciences business at any stage or size. All of these elements are interconnected and support one another. Many regions across the U.S. boast about some of these components, but your chances of success are greater when all of them are strong.

There is a place that has it all – and it’s just outside of New York City. Home to world-renowned research universities and hospitals, a deep talent pool, industry leaders in pharmaceuticals and biotech, an active venture capital community, and a growing level of investment in life sciences at the state and regional levels - Middlesex County has emerged as a nationally ranked leader in the industry.

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Hear why Notitia Biotechnologies, a groundbreaking microbiome bio-therapeutic company, made the decision to headquarter in Middlesex County.

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Discover the interconnected elements that create this thriving ecosystem and learn more about why

Middlesex County is the right fit for your life sciences company.

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New Jersey has more biochemists and biophysicists than any other state
Middlesex County is home to Rutgers University, a national leader in life science research
New Jersey is ranked #1 in the nation for public education
NJ has more scientists per square mile than anywhere in the U.S.
Middlesex County has over 11,000 employees in the life sciences industry

Behind those numbers are real people and real companies that want to share why they chose Middlesex County.

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Our location in Middlesex County is key to our future success. Whether it be potential hires in the future or collaboration with Rutgers – this area is filled with talent for biotech
Jeffrey Zhao

Co-Founder, Notitia Biotechnology

We had a lot of help from the Middlesex County Business Engagement Office in finding the right place and it was tremendously helpful for us
Michael Johnson

CEO, Visikol

We chose Middlesex County for several reasons: the move-in ready lab space, affordability, and proximity to similar biotech and pharma startups and two large universities
Jeffrey Zhao

Co-Founder, Notitia Biotechnology

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Explore the elements that make up Middlesex County’s Life Sciences Ecosystem

Business Infrastructure

Healthcare Network

University research and services

Talent Pool/Workforce

Government Support

Access to venture capital

Get in Touch with the Middlesex County Business Engagement Team

Take advantage of our wide variety of tools and data, such as:
The Middlesex County Business Portal

An interactive, GIS-based economic development tool that provides resources to make site location decisions for commercial and industrial sectors. Downloadable traffic counts, marketplace profiles, and demographics are available at no cost.

Customized Market and Economic Modeling Reports

Market & Economic Modeling Data provides you with customized site-specific insight for business expansion, decision making and site selection.

Employee Training Programs

Through the Office of Career Opportunities, Middlesex County offers tailored employee training programs that will enhance your employees’ skills and allow them to obtain industry recognized credentials.

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