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Katherine Kish, Executive Director, Einstein's Alley, was a panelist at the AJC New Jersey Immigration Program. April 4, 2013 at Fairleigh Dickinson University
Immigration overhaul will boost business, panel says
April 4, 2013
MADISON - A Washington lobbyist, as well as several union chiefs and business leaders, Thursday said an overhaul of the nation's immigration laws will help boost the nation's economy, keeping needed science and low-skilled workers in states such as New Jersey legally. [more]
AJC forum touts benefits of immigration
Republican strategist, business leaders agree on need for reform
April 8, 2013
A leading Republican advocate of immigration reform told an American Jewish Committee New Jersey forum the chances of passing a new law this year are 50-50. [more]
Einstein's Alley Names New Member to Board of Trustees
Plainsboro, NJ (March 25, 2013) Einstein's Alley, the private, non-profit economic development initiative for Central New Jersey, is proud to announce the addition of James C. Bourke, CPA., CITP., CFF to the Board of Trustees. Jim, a Partner, Member of the Board of Directors and a Member of the Management Committee at WithumSmith+Brown, Red Bank, New Jersey and is Director of Firm Technology, will also serve as Treasurer of Einstein’s Alley. [more]
Einstein's Alley Names New Members to Board of Trustees
Plainsboro, NJ (January 07, 2013) Einstein's Alley, the private, non-profit economic development initiative for Central New Jersey, is proud to announce the addition of Darren Hammell, COO and Co-Founder of Princeton Power Systems, Ryan Stark Lilienthal, a Princeton attorney specializing in immigration law, and Michael A. Palladino, Dean of Science Monmouth University as new members of the Board of Trustees. [more]
Bringing Einstein’s Spirit of Innovation Back to Life in Central New Jersey’s Tech Corridor
September 21, 2012
Think of an area with a cluster of high-tech companies with a brilliant workforce and world-class research laboratories and universities nearby. You probably thought of California’s Silicon Valley or Massachusetts’s Route 128 corridor. It’s the objective of Einstein’s Alley (EA), a 501(c)(4) corporation located in Central New Jersey, to put the superlative collection of tech and academia positioned between Princeton and Rutgers on the same footing as those two renowned scientific giants. [more]
New Jersey seeks to regain edge in high technology
The Asbury Park Press NJ | APP.com
July 16, 2012
New Jersey’s formerly booming high-tech sector has a lower profile, battered by a series of corporate contractions over the last 16 years. But there are new efforts by state officials and business leaders to help the state recapture its once-dominant share of jobs in science, engineering and technology.
SciPark Aims to Make New Jersey the New Silicon Valley
Laboratory Equipment Online
April 1, 2012
SciPark, a massive 32.3 acre R&D campus designed for high tech, biomedical and pharmaceutical companies, is offering New Jersey a chance to capitalize on its storied scientific history.
U. licenses professor’s new speaker technology
March 6, 2012
"...[Frick Lab] is a good poster child for the types of successful collaborations that can happen between industry and academia," Taylor said at an Einstein’s Alley event in Frick last November..."
A fight for N.J. biomedical industry
April 4, 2012
The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey recently said the state’s biopharmaceutical and medical technology fields generated $24.2 billion worth of economic impact in 2011. With eye-popping figures like that, there’s no question the life sciences sector is vital to the Garden State’s economy.
Jersey's Man of Science
New Jersey Monthly
December 19, 2011
As the lone physicist in the U.S. Congress, Rush Holt has become a voice for innovation and education.
On Wednesday, November 20th, Einstein's Alley along with eleven other business groups, associations, local and bi-national chambers of commerce in NJ hosted the 1st Annual NJ Immigrant Entrepreneur Award Program at the Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship-Silberman College of Business-Fairleigh Dickinson University.
The NJIEAwards honored ten first-generation immigrant business leaders helping local New Jersey communities thrive.
The awardees received awards named after historical immigrant entrepreneurs in New Jersey such as Nicholas Marcalus, George Merck , Ida Rosenthal.
Jon Lau, whose company Applied Info designs software technology for the US Army Training and Doctrine Command, received the Albert Einstein Award for Innovation sponsored by Einstein's Alley. After explaining how he came on a boat to the US as a child, and went on to become an industry leader in multimedia communication and technology innovation. Lau stated “This is my payback to the United States, because I truly believe this is the land of opportunity.”
Larry Evans &
Ryan Lilienthal &
| Dr. and Mrs. Rozanski
& Stacy Mattia
The winner of the 2013 Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year Awards was Jay Kulkarni, founder of Theorem. Kulkarni sent a video message; and his son Brian accepted the award on his behalf. “The paradox of the American dream is that it is highly sought after by non- Americans.” said Kulkarni. “It’s larger than an idea, more lasting than a mere dream; it is an ideal that fervently sought after outside of America.” “Unlike one who’s born an American, immigrants become an American by choice and that’s a powerful statement.”Mordechai Rozanski, President of Rider University and recipient of the Special Award for Immigrant Accomplishment, agreed with that sentiment, “Unlike those who were born here, we came here by choice. We worked harder, we achieved a little more, not only for our families, but to be worthy of the privileges- chief among them citizenship.”
The 2013 Awardees:
- 2013 NJ Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year: Jay Kulkarni, India, CEO & Founder of Theorem, Chatham NJ
- George Perrott Macculloch Award for Leadership: Louis Rodriguez, Colombia, SA, Owner of Independent Power Systems Consulting, Marlboro NJ
- Ida Rosenthal Young Entrepreneur Award: Adenah Bayoh, Liberia, Owner of Irvington International House of Pancakes, Irvington NJ
- Evelio Cuellar Award for Family Business: Geetha Jayaraman, Malaysia, Owner of Grab em Snacks and Spoon & Sprout Café, Ringoes NJ
- Albert Einstein Award for Innovation: John T Lau, China, President of Appliedinfo Partners, Somerset, NJ
- Caspar Wistar Award for Growth: Shau-wai Lam, China, Chairman and CEO of DCH Auto Group, South Amboy, NJ
- David Sarnoff Award for Advocacy: Samia Bahsoun, Senegal, of President and CEO of S2 Associates International based, Holmdel NJ
- George Merck Award for Community Engagement: Rita Gurevich, Russia, President and Founder of SPHERE Technology Solutions based, Hoboken NJ
- Nicholas Marcalus Award for Sustainability: Mitrajit Mukherjee, India, President and Founder of Exelus, Fairfield, NJ
- Special Award for Immigrant Accomplishment: Mordechai Rozanski, Poland, President of Rider University
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Einstein Archives Online
The Einstein Archives Online Website provides the first online access to Albert Einstein’s scientific and non-scientific manuscripts held by the Albert Einstein Archives at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, constituting the material record of one of the most influential intellects in the modern era. It also enables access to the Einstein Archive Database, a comprehensive source of information on all items in the Albert Einstein Archives.
Einstein's Alley attended the Commissioning Ceremony of the Primus Green Energy Pilot Plant at the company headquarters in Hillsborough, NJ.
Primus Green Energy's alternative fuel business is based on their liquid fuel synthesis technology, a proprietary, low-cost process to convert syngas, and eventually biomass, to gasoline, jet fuels and aromatic chemicals directly without need for further treatment.
Robert Johnsen, the CEO welcomed the Lt. Governor, Kim Guadagno, local political figures, and David Langiulli, representing Princeton University, a strategic partner in developing the technology.