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Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Strengthening New Jersey’s Innovation Economy, Blockchain Task Force forms

Statehouse .news reports - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Gov reports - Governor Phil Murphy today signed S2297 and A5111 into law, establishing the New Jersey Blockchain Initiative Task Force and creating the Innovation District Designation Program. Governor Murphy announced the signings while participating in a panel discussion at the Propelify Innovation Summit at Nokia Bell Labs in Murray Hill. “Growing New Jersey’s innovation economy will take more than just new and smart government policy. It will also require new and smart infrastructure that enables businesses and governments to work with greater speed and efficiency, as well as a collaborative…
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State Sues Princeton based Cryptocurrency Pinns Tokens Blockchain owner Pocketinns, Inc.

PRINCETON STRONG news - NJ AG reports - NEWARK - Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the New Jersey Bureau of Securities within the Division of Consumer Affairs announced today that the State has filed a three-count lawsuit against Pocketinns, Inc., a Princeton-based blockchain-driven online rental marketplace, and its president Sarvajnya G. Mada. The lawsuit alleges that Pocketinns and Mada offered and sold more than $400,000 of unregistered securities from New Jersey in the form of a cryptocurrency called “PINNS Tokens.” Pocketinns and Mada, who have never been registered with the Bureau of Securities in any capacity, offered and sold…
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Governor Murphy Announces Tools to Spur Innovation and Growth of High-Tech Firms

PRINCETON, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy today announced two important tools - the Incubator and Collaborative Workspace Rent Initiative (ICWRI) and a modernized Research and Development (R&D) tax credit -  to support new and established high-tech companies in growing the Garden State’s Innovation Economy. The Governor made the announcement during a visit to Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs. “Both of these initiatives will allow us to take full advantage of all New Jersey has to offer entrepreneurs and startups as well as our established innovation-driven companies,” said Governor Phil Murphy. “We have everything right here at our fingertips to dominate the Innovation Economy…
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Princeton Department of Public Safety among the first to deploy new 911 technology

Princeton University’s Department of Public Safety will be among the first emergency dispatch centers across the country to receive precise location data for 911 mobile calls placed within its jurisdiction. For nearly a year, the department has been involved in beta testing and development for RapidSOS NG911, an Internet Protocol-based system that gives emergency responders rich data about 911 callers. Apple announced June 18 that it is partnering with RapidSOS, an emergency communications startup, to provide accurate location information to emergency dispatchers receiving 911 calls from iPhones. “Since August of 2017, the emergency call management system at Public Safety has been integrated with the…
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Innovation – Spring Energy. NJ’s Energy Future

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Energy Association's inaugural student-run Spring Energy Conference, "NJ's Energy Future", will be held Friday April 13th 2018 at the Andlinger Center for Energy & the Environment, Princeton University. Our energy future depends on the interplay of technology innovation, market forces, public policy (federal, state and local), and human behavior.  This is a dynamic sector and a dynamic policy environment, with huge implications for our economy, environment and energy security. Energy experts to include RALPH IZZO President & CEO Public Services Enterprise Group (PSEG), KATHLEEN FRANGIONE Chief Policy Advisor Office of the Governor, State of NJ, CHERYL LAFLEUR Commissioner Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), LYNN LOO Director, Andlinger Center for…
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PPPL New insights into the science of fusion energy that powers the sun and stars

Princeton, NJ:  By John Greenwald - Throughout 2017 researchers at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have produced new insights into the science of fusion energy that powers the sun and stars and the physics of plasma, the hot, charged state of matter that consists of electrons and atomic nuclei, or ions, and makes up 99 percent of the visible universe. The research advances the development of fusion as a safe, clean and plentiful source of power, produced in doughnut-shaped facilities called tokamaks, and explores the diverse aspects and applications of plasma. The findings range from a…
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A science fan’s delight: PPPL’s Science on Saturday’s

Craig Arnold Science on Saturday : From Lemons to Lithium, Squeezing More Life Out of Batteries Professor Craig Arnold, Princeton University. Princeton, NJ: For more than 30 years, the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has brightened up cold winter Saturday mornings with eclectic and engaging talks on a wide spectrum of science topics by experts in the field. That tradition continues on Saturday, Jan. 13, with the start of the 2018 Ronald E. Hatcher Science on Saturday Lecture Series. The nine-week program is named for the beloved engineer Ronald Hatcher who hosted the lectures and who died…
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