Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq:FOLD), a biopharmaceutical company
developing therapies for rare diseases. Market capitalization $200 mil.
“Extraordinary Measures” starring Harrison Ford tells the Amicus story.
American CryoStem (OTCQB: CRYO), developed and markets a
proprietary core processing platform for adipose derived adult
stem cell storage. In the emerging field of regenerative
medicine, adult stem cells are currently being utilized to
potentially heal one's own body to treat over 100 diseases and
chronic conditions. Within 2 years of start-up, the company has
grown from 3 employees to over 15.
Apex IT Group, a unique Pro Active Managed IT Services Provider which
offers today's technology driven companies a new way to manage their
technology, is one of the fastest-growing companies in New Jersey.
They have contributed significantly to job creation in Camden County.
Chromocell invented a process for identifying novel therapeutic
compounds and expanded to flavor enhancement applications
for the food industry. They grew from 3 employees including a
Nobel Prize winner to 64 full time and 100 part time workers
occupying 27,000 sq. ft.
Endomedix Inc. developed an environmen-tally responsive, biodegradable hydrogel
that controls bleeding in surgical proce-dures. Its first controlled animal trial
demonstrates winning performance on all key per-formance parameters. They have
received six SBIR grants for $1.1M and $625K in private capital.
Fast Bags Corporation
Fast Bags Corporation, a veteran owned business with a degradable trash bag
dispensing system, recently featured on CBS, MSNBC and Fox and Friends.
The product--BagUps--is manufactured in New Jersey and employs the disabled.
GENEWIZ, Inc. graduated from a single 3,000-square foot laboratory
to their current 20,000-square foot headquarters in South Plainfield,
NJ. GENEWIZ, Inc. has additional laboratories and offices throughout
the United States, China, and Europe.
Helo Holdings, opened the 1st new commercial heliport in more than
30 years, January 2011. The 7 acre "Helicopter-Only" facility in
Kearny is 2 minutes flying time from Manhattan. It offers
38,000 sq. ft. of lease-able hangar and administrative space as well
as ample landing and parking space, full maintenance services, pilot
friendly amenities and a 24,000 gallon fuel facility.
iSpeech® provides human quality speech recognition and text to
speech. iSpeech® Cloud has been used billions of times.
iSpeech® is chosen worldwide, for its cloud, embedded and
custom speech solutions. iSpeech’s award winning mobile app,
DriveSafe.ly®, has spoken over one-half-billion SMS and
emails to over 12 million people.
mVisum developed the only enterprise-wide mobility platform with integrations to all major back-end systems and handling all types of clinical data.
Orthobond, develops nano-coatings that create antimicrobial surfaces that may help to reduce the risk of infection associated with medical implants. Their custom-designed treatment will be commercialized within the 12-18 months following April 2013.
Schar, a $200M gluten-free Italian food company, opened its first US
operation in the Food Innovation incubator. They are constructing a
50,000 sq. ft. $15M facility in South Jersey creating 50 new jobs and
will continue using the incubator for product development.
Sophion Bioscience, April 2011, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno led the
ribbon-cutting ceremony at their graduation and the opening of their
new 5,000 sq. ft. headquarters in North Brunswick.
TerraCycle, developed organic fertilizers and expanded to recycling
programs and manufacturing of eco-friendly products from waste. The
company distributes through Walmart, Target, The Home Depot,
OfficeMax, Petco, and Whole Foods.
Water Journey, invented and manufactures an alcohol-free hand
sanitizer currently in 5,000 retail outlets including Toy’s R Us,
Duane Reade, and Bed, Bath & Beyond.