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Creating a more innovative state for the people of New Jersey

We create innovative policies and technologies that address complex public problems.

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“A stronger New Jersey will be built on the back of innovation.”

Governor Phil Murphy

The Office of Innovation works collaboratively with government, academic, non-profit, and private sector institutions to drive innovation in the Garden State and improve the design and delivery of policies and services to the state's residents, businesses, and institutions.

What We Do

Design + Development

We collaborate with State departments and agencies to develop better products, policies, and services for New Jerseyans using human-centered, data-driven, and agile practices.

Innovation Skills Training

Through the Innovation Skills Accelerator, we train public officials to leverage new technology and data to drive innovation in their day-to-day work and tap into the intelligence and expertise of New Jerseyans.

Public Engagement + Open Government

As part of the SmarterNJ initiative, we work with State departments and agencies to leverage new and innovative technology that allows the public to meaningfully contribute to the policymaking process.

Project + Policy Advising

We employ expertise in data, design, open governance, and open innovation to provide the Governor's Office and State partners with an array of innovation advisory services to strengthen project, policy, and legislative outcomes.

Projects + Initiatives

The Office of Innovation designs, develops, and implements an array of projects and initiatives in partnership with the Governor's Office, State agencies, and other public sector stakeholders. Click below to learn more about a few of our projects.

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  • Coverage: NJ Unveils AI Training, Tool for State Government Workers

    July 05, 2024GovTech

    The state has been an early adopter of artificial intelligence, and is now equipping staff with the skills and knowledge they need to leverage AI securely.

  • Coverage: NJ Launches New AI Tool, Training for State Employees

    July 03, 2024NJ Biz

    Governor Phil Murphy alongside Chief AI Strategist Beth Simone Noveck and Chief Innovation Officer Dave Cole unveiled the NJ AI Assistant, a new generative AI-powered platform for state employees. The state is also rolling out a new comprehensive generative AI training program — one of the nation’s first.

  • RELEASE: Governor Murphy Unveils AI Tool For State Employees and Training Course For Responsible Use

    July 03, 2024NJGOV

    Building on his nation-leading AI training initiative for New Jersey’s State workforce, Governor Phil Murphy announced the launch of the NJ AI Assistant, a generative AI-powered platform for New Jersey State employees, along with the roll out of one of the nation’s first comprehensive generative AI (GenAI) training programs for State employees.

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