Robert J. Boland, Associate Director, Emerging Science and Innovation Strategy at Johnson & Johnson

Robert J. Boland, Associate Director, Emerging Science and Innovation Strategy at Johnson & Johnson

Partnering with Us

The BRC grows through the efforts of our participants, panelists, and partners. These are individuals, companies, organizations, and institutes that are working to enhance the experience of scientists while stimulating real medical progress. We actively seek opportunities to share goals, and to collaborate for the benefit of researchers. 

For more, contact Rich Brandwein, Acting Executive Director:


Upcoming Partner Events:

Cell Culture & Cell Therapy: Bioprocessing Conference
June 26 - 27th, Philadelphia, PA
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MarketsandMarkets put together a unique platform to establish the reproducible and robust manufacturing processes for the production of stable cell culture and therapeutic cells. At the Cell Culture & Cell Therapy: Bioprocessing Conference scheduled to be held in Philadelphia, USA on 26 - 27 June 2017, leading experts in the industry will be gathered to discuss strategies, technologies and innovations in the area of bioprocessing of cell culture and cell-gene therapies.

Use code MM-CCBRC at registration for a 20% discount.

Our Partners:

Brilliant and Beautiful Foundation (BBF)
The Brilliand and Beautifiul Foundation (BBF) supports the aspirations of women in scientific research and the scientific enterprise. We provide education, leadership, and mentorship opportunities for women pursuing careers in science.  BBF supports the legacy of innovation, enterprise, leadership, and mentorship inspired by its founders Drs. Tiffani Bailey Lash and Tashni Dubroy.

Center for Dermal Research (CDR)
The vision of the Center for Dermal Research is be the premier dermatopharmaceutics research center in NJ conducting studies on topical and transdermal compound delivery, skin biology and skin tissue engineering. The CDR will also provide quality educational opportunities for its members through workshops, seminar series, symposia and courses.

Coalition of Small Business Innovators (CSBI)
The Coalition of Small Business Innovators is a national, non-partisan coalition of organizations dedicated to stimulating sustained, private investment in small companies focusing on the development of transformative, life-changing new technologies. With small businesses working to advance research, development, and manufacturing of technologies that have the potential to solve critical economic, environmental, and societal challenges around the world, we seek to educate lawmakers and the public about the value of stimulating investment in these companies.

Fordham University - The School of Law
Fordham Law, across from Lincoln Center in Manhattan, is a vibrant academic community dedicated equally to scholarship, the craft of lawyering, and public service. The school presents a diverse range of continuing legal education events, symposia, and public programs to further attorneys' professional development, engage the broader community in exploration of important legal topics, and provide valuable insights on national and international legal issues.

French-American Chamber of Commerce (FACC)
Founded in 1896, the French-American Chamber of Commerce (FACC) is a non-profit, member-supported business association for promoting trade and investment between the U.S. and France. With 21chapters and over 4,000 members nationwide, the FACC carries out its mission by providing opportunities for networking, professional development, access to high-caliber corporate events, international career development programs,  and trade services.

The Philadelphia Chapter of the French-American Chamber of Commerce,  was established in 1989 in response to the many French companies basing their North American Headquarters in our region of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, and the increasing international expansion of American companies.

  is the world’s leading biology research service company. With best-in-class capabilities for gene synthesis, CRISPR genome editing, peptide synthesis, custom antibodies, protein production, antibody and protein engineering, and in vitro and in vivo pharmacology, Gen Script is a trusted partner for life science research and early stage pharmaceutical development. As of 2015, more than 12,000 peer-reviewed journal articles mention GenScript’s services and products, making GenScript the most cited biology CRO in the world. Since our establishment in 2002, GenScript has grown to become a global company serving scientists in 100 nations worldwide – all with the goal to Make Research Easy.

HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ)
New Jersey is home to more biopharmaceutical companies than any other state in the country, or any other country in the world.  The biopharmaceutical and medical technology industry is a major factor in creating a thriving economy in New Jersey, as well as making our state a leader in research and development. Founded in 1997, the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) is a trade association for the research-based biopharmaceutical and medical technology industry in New Jersey.

Innovation NJ
“Innovation NJ” is a diverse coalition of business, higher education and government established to strengthen and enhance the culture of innovation in New Jersey by:
• Promoting public policies that encourage innovation.
• Fostering greater dialogue among members of New Jersey’s innovation community.
• Increasing collaboration between New Jersey’s business and higher education communities.

Lehigh Emerging Technologies Network (LETN)
The Lehigh Emerging Technologies Network (LETN) was founded by Lehigh in 2004 to foster regional awareness and cooperation among technology companies and regional resources. Restructured in 2016, the network now has over 50 business, education, and government, and economic development members with interests in understanding and commercialization in areas such as materials, nanotechnology, advanced manufacturing, and bioengineering. The LETN supports events to communicate new technology applications, research programs, funding opportunities, teaching, and outreach. Membership is open to any company or organization interested in interacting and partnering.


MarketsandMarkets Events is a wholly owned division of MarketsandMarkets, a global market research and intelligence company producing over 1200 premium market research reports every year across 12 different industry verticals. By bringing together expert speakers from across the world and leading technology and service providers, Events provide a senior level educational and networking platform where knowledge is shared and partnerships and collaborations can be formed.


Mid-InfraRed Technologies for Health and the Environment (MIRTHE)
MIRTHE is a National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center headquartered at Princeton University, with partners City College New York, Johns Hopkins University, Rice, Texas A&M, and the University of Maryland Baltimore County. The center encompasses a world-class team of engineers, chemists, physicists, environmental and bio-engineers, and clinicians. MIRTHE’s goal is to develop Mid-Infrared (λ – 3-30 µm) optical trace gas sensing systems based on new technologies such as quantum cascade lasers or quartz enhanced photo-acoustic spectroscopy, with the ability to detect minute amounts of chemicals found in the environment or atmosphere, emitted from spills, combustion, or natural sources, or exhaled.

North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR)
The mission of the North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR) is to promote public understanding of and support for bioscience research. NCABR provides free training and materials to K–12 educators by bringing them into research facilities to learn directly from scientists through our Rx for Science Literacy free workshop series. We also offer online courses, curricula and other publications about research and present outreach programs for the general public, including K–12 students.


New Jersey Association for Biomedical Research (NJABR)
The New Jersey Association for Biomedical Research (NJABR) is the only organization in New Jersey dedicated solely to advocating for the availability of appropriate research models.  We promote the continuing improvement of laboratory animal welfare and public understanding of the role and value of animal research.

New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII)
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) is an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state’s science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners. Through its Innovation Labs (iLabs), NJII brings NJIT expertise to key economic sectors, including healthcare delivery systems, bio-pharmaceutical production, civil infrastructure, defense and homeland security, and financial services.

The Project Management Institute
The Project Management Institute (PMI) is a non-profit Professional organization to advance the state-of-art in project management. PMI is dedicated to making project management indispensible for business results.  PMI provides a forum for the exchange of project management problems, solutions and applications.  The New Jersey Chapter is devoted to building professionalism and excellence in Project Managers.  The chapter activities include: Panel Discussions, Lecture meetings, Networking, PMP Test Preparation Classes, and Symposiums.

UberCloud is the online community and marketplace where engineers and scientists discover, try, and buy Computing Power as a Service, from Clouds and even from Supercomputing Centers around the world. Engineers and scientists can explore and discuss how to use this computing power to solve their demanding problems.

Biocompare is the leading resource for up-to-date product information, product reviews, and new technologies for life scientists.

BioPharmGuy was founded in 2008 and is the premier, publicly accessible biotech company database. Offerings include company contact information as well as drug information for the companies in our database. We cover small molecules, diagnostics, biologics, medical devices, contract research, clinical research, gene therapy, proteins and various other types of non-pharmaceutical biotech companies. Our President was previously an Engineer at a Biopure (Cambridge, MA) as well as an Investigator at the FDA (Detroit, MI)