Webinar: A First Look at BioCentriq™

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RIBBON CUTTING & VIRTUAL TOUR OF BIOCENTRIQ™​

Dr. Bloom Opening Remarks

Governor Murphy Remarks

NJII BioCentriq Tour

New Jersey: A Rising Cell & Gene Therapy Hub

This historic webinar showcased the next era of cell and gene therapy in New Jersey. BioCentriq™ is a new state-of-the-art cell and gene therapy development center located at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). This event was brought to you in partnership by New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) and Choose New Jersey.

Watch the video to tour this brand new industry-facing contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) dedicated to cell and gene therapies. Located in Newark, NJ on the campus of NJIT, BioCentriq™ features GMP suites for clinical production of cell & gene therapies and a process development pilot plant. The center is poised to attract global leaders in the biopharmaceutical industry as well as promising start-ups, which will develop new and innovative therapies.

DATE: Thursday, October 29, 2020
TIME: 2:30pm – 3:30pm EST

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Opening Remarks

Joel Bloom Ed.D, President New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)

Joel Bloom, Ed.D.

President
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy

Governor
Phil Murphy

State of New Jersey

Robert Cohen, President, Digital, Robotics, and Enabling Technology Stryker

Robert Cohen

President, Digital, Robotics, and Enabling Technology
Stryker

 

Simon Nynens, CEO New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII)

Simon Nynens

CEO
New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII)

Peter Marks MD PhD, Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Dr. Peter Marks MD, PhD

Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER)
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

BioCentriq suites

RIBBON CUTTING & VIRTUAL TOUR OF BIOCENTRIQ™​

Led by Dr. Haro Hartounian, SVP & General Manager of the Biopharma Division at NJII, we cut the ribbon and opened the doors of BioCentriq™. Attendees were among the first to see the two state-of-the art GMP suites now open and available for your next project. 

PANEL: THE KEYS TO THE FUTURE OF
CELL & GENE THERAPY MANUFACTURING​

A robust panel discussion and live Q&A with leaders in the industry. 

HARO HARTOUNIAN

HARO HARTOUNIAN, Ph.D.

 SVP & General Manager of the Biopharma Division, New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII)

(Moderator)

Kelvin Lee PhD, Director, the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL)

KELVIN H. LEE, Ph.D.

Director, the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL)

Janet Lynch Lambert, CEO, Alliance for Regenerative Medicine

Janet Lynch Lambert

 Chief Executive Officer
Alliance for Regenerative Medicine

Greg Rusotti, Chief Technology Officer, Century Therapeutics, LLC

Greg Russotti, Ph.D.

Chief Technology Officer Century Therapeutics, LLC

PANEL: Why Choose New Jersey for Cell & Gene Therapy

From lab to shelf, New Jersey’s diverse and expansive life sciences ecosystem has the support, funding and resources needed for success. Watch the recap to learn about the resources available to those who choose to bring their cell and gene therapy projects and businesses to New Jersey.

Debbie Hart, President & CEO BioNJ

Debbie Hart

President & CEO
BioNJ

Jose Lozano

President & CEO
Choose New Jersey

Kathleen Coviello, EVP, NJEDA

Kathleen Coviello

Executive Vice President for Technology, Life Sciences & Entrepreneurship
New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA)

Kevin Belfield PhD, Dean, College of Science & Liberal Arts New Jersey Institute of Technology

Kevin Belfield Ph.D.

Dean, College of Science & Liberal Arts
New Jersey Institute of Technology

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