This site is a virtual community built by technology businesses for technology businesses. It’s a place where firms can exchange information and build partnerships as well as a resource from which technology companies can access the benefits of New Jersey’s high-tech landscape. Our community is filled with innovators in the fields of: Telecommunications, Information Systems, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Software, Research & Development, and the Internet. Explore the site and see why New Jersey is the Innovation Garden State.

Fact: This year, the State of New Jersey is committing resources in excess of $250 million towards initiatives that will drive tech sector growth. Source: New Jersey Budget FY010-01.

At its heart, the Innovation Garden State is about partnerships … business helping business to grow and succeed.

Even the best ideas and innovations can’t make it without a little help. A solid network provides you with information on state and private resources, staffing, venture capital, project RFPs — it can even help you find the right banking and investment specialists.

News and Events
In New Jersey, digital communications and bioengineering firms are re-creating the world as we know it. Entrepreneurial spirit is empowered by a wealth of knowledge and expertise. Billions of dollars are being committed to the initiatives that will inspire and grow our diversity of high-tech business.

Businesses here are raising the bar every single day in e-commerce and IT. They’re advancing the curve with remarkable breakthroughs in satellite telecommunications and converging digital technologies. And they’re revolutionizing the way we heal ourselves, with dramatic steps in the areas of pharmaceutical technology and even bioengineering.

NJ Technology News Find out the latest in technology sector news and information.

NJ Technology Events Calendar.

High-Tech Community
You’ve heard the phrase, “great minds think alike”?

Well, in this case, many of those great minds have come together to develop a unique forum for high technology in New Jersey.

In this virtual community, people who work in technology industries can exchange ideas, participate in live chats, interactive forums, ask the experts — even explore job opportunities. It’s been built with input from tech experts and it’s evolving to include the features that matter to high-tech employees and employers alike.

To interact with others “on the inside,” just create a user name and password.

IGS Initiative
Fact: First in scientific brainpower.
Fact: First in high-tech firms.
Fact: First in private R&D spending.
Fact: First in pharmaceuticals.
Fact: First in telecommunications.

Source: Edison Partnership New Jersey High-Tech Assessment, 1999.

How did we get to The Innovation Garden State?

By talking to business leaders and technology workers around the country, we found that while they are familiar with New Jersey’s heritage of invention, they have no idea what’s going on here today … the remarkable advances and extraordinary breakthroughs which New Jersey companies are developing every single day.

We created the Innovation Garden State initiative to help “get the word out,” and also to offer current and future New Jersey businesses a chance to discover this great “secret” for themselves.

Want to know more? For more information email us at or go to the Prosperity NJ website.