New Jersey is accelerating cell & gene therapy discoveries

Welcome to New Jersey, where bold advances are made in biopharma. We are developing medicines based on the body’s own defenses, transforming how to treat and fight disease. Our first-class health care system and specialized talent have attracted some of the world’s foremost cell and gene therapy companies introducing next-generation therapeutics.

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Why they're here.

Partnerships propel progress

Formed on the Newark campus of NJIT, BioCentriq is a leading gene and cell therapy cGMP facility working with the industry to scale new technologies and reach market.

Home to top talent

NJIT offers the only professional science master’s program in cell and gene therapy. We are home to a huge pool of STEM graduates and the largest concentration of scientists and engineers in the U.S.

Ecosystem for enterprise

New Jersey offers 43 leading teaching hospitals, 5 renowned medical schools and over 600 labs (including CROs and CMOs) to accelerate new therapies.

What they say.

Celularity was founded as part of really one of the great stories of biotechnology here in the state, Celgene Corporation...we are continuing the mission of turning cells and biological materials derived from the postpartum placenta into useful products for medicine.”

Robert Hariri, MD, PhD, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Celularity, Inc.

Where they excel.

#1 state for employed biochemists and biophysicists
139 FDA registered biopharma manufacturing facilities - the highest in the U.S.
1st ever CAR-T cell therapy developed here
8 of the top 10
R&D companies
are here.

13 of the top 20
pharma companies
are here.

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