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The Edison Innovation Zones throughout the state encompass state universities, research institutions and related businesses. The zones include areas within the cities of Camden and Newark and the Greater New Brunswick Area. The Edison Innovation Zones are a collaborative state effort involving the EDA, the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology and other state agencies.

These "technology neighborhoods" are designed to spur collaborative efforts and encourage the rapid transfer of discoveries from the laboratory to the marketplace. Enhanced financial incentives are available to eligible technology and life sciences businesses locating in these zones. Each zone also features a commercialization facility to provide specifically designed office and lab space for these early-stage growth companies.

Each of the Edison Innovation Zones in New Jersey will be anchored by state-of-the-art, commercialization centers. New Jersey EDA offers affordable and modern laboratory and production space and support services that are suited to meeting the facility needs of life sciences and technology businesses.

Technology Centre of New Jersey, located in North Brunswick within the Greater New Brunswick Edison Innovation Zone, is now home to approximately 20 growing early-stage and established businesses that occupy about 400,000 square feet of top-quality, customized, competitively priced laboratory, production and office space. More than $100 million has been invested in facilities and improvements at the 50-acre property along U.S. 1.

The EDA has built on its success with the CCIT by developing the Tech One Building on its Waterfront Technology Center at Camden in the city's Edison Innovation Zone. This 100,000 square feet of Class A office and technology space is suitable for both established businesses and startups in the biosciences, microelectronics, advanced materials, information technology and other high-tech fields. The five-story, contemporary glass and metal building offers affordable production, laboratory and office space that can be customized in flexible unit sizes and configurations to handle individual operating requirements and special needs of tenants.

Currently in design is the Digital Century Building in the Newark Edison Innovation Zone. Working in conjunction with University Heights Science Park,  the EDA is currently involved in conceptual design and cost estimating. Conceptually, the building will be a speculative, mixed-use, technology-based facility ranging between 75,000 square feet and 100,000 square feet. The mixed uses that are currently being considered generally include retail, office, and IT related laboratory space.