The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation, was founded in 2014 and helps turn ideas into workable solutions across four divisions: healthcare, entrepreneurship, defense and homeland security, and professional and corporate education.
NJII combines the vast resources of NJIT, strong and far-reaching industry and government relationships, and proven methods for building industry centric ecosystems to help drive innovation and deliver solutions that make a direct impact on the economy and the health and welfare of its participants.
Our Industry-Centric Divisions
The Defense division creates integrated product teams that include academics, industry and the government. These teams develop solutions for the Department of Defense that are put into immediate use. The role of NJII is program and project management and they use a methodology or approach called Agile Innovation Management to drive success.
Our Healthcare division operates and manages the New Jersey Health Information Network (NJHIN) on behalf of the New Jersey Department of Health. They are also a certified registry for CMS’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System which is a quality improvement program for Medicare providers that meet a certain threshold of Medicare billing annually. And the division is one of 59 organizations in the Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractors. These organizations are eligible to bid on task orders from the federal government totaling $25B over the next five years.
Healthcare Innovation Solutions (HCIS)
NJII launched Healthcare Innovation Solutions, Inc. (HCIS), its for-profit subsidiary, on July 1st, 2018 to help our clients find new and innovative ways to optimize healthcare delivery and lower costs, improve patient outcomes, and advance technology.
Professional & Corporate Education
TWe offer custom training as well as standard offerings in a bootcamp format and span topics from Cyber Security to Front Line Supervision.
Strategic Partnerships & Entrepreneurship
Our Strategic Partnerships team operates the Office of Corporate Engagement for NJIT and serves as a conduit between NJIT and the corporate world to craft mutually beneficial partnerships. Whether it be diverse talent, sponsored research, or new venture acceleration, our team provides a single point to craft a comprehensive solution that leverages the breadth of NJIT's capabilities.
Our Entrepreneurship team oversees incubator and accelerator programs at VentureLink, a modern facility that is the physical home to our entrepreneurial offerings. We serve several NJIT-connected communities and function as an integral part of the start-up ecosystem of the state. With our connection to an R1 (highest level of research) university, we are strategically positioned as a tech venture hub for those who want to bring NJIT technology to market either through licensing or creating a start-up around it. With our location in Newark, we are also deeply committed to engage with local entrepreneurs and drive inclusive economic growth in the community and beyond.
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