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 OFFICIAL SITE OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY
OFFICIAL SITE OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY

This site is in beta and a work in progress

OFFICE OF INNOVATION
State of New Jersey

CREATING A MORE INNOVATIVE STATE FOR THE PEOPLE OF NEW JERSEY

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

-Governor Phil Murphy

What We Do

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

Design + Development

Through our Innovation Lab, 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.

News

Check out the latest content and news about innovation in the Garden State.

INTERVIEW: New America Publication, The Commons, Features Interview with Chief Innovation Officer & Digital Director on Starting an Innovation Team

TRENTON - In an interview with The Commons -- a digital publication led by the Public Interest Technology team at New America -- Chief Innovation Officer Beth Simone Noveck, and the Office of Innovation’s digital director, Giuseppe Morgana, discussed the creation of the Office of Innovation, its mission, and offered their thoughts on the challenges and opportunities of starting up innovation teams within government.

PRESS RELEASE: Governor Murphy Announces “Jobs NJ: Developing Talent to Grow Business in the Garden State”

EAST BRUNSWICK - Alongside students, educators, cabinet members, elected officials, and business community leaders, Governor Phil Murphy today unveiled his talent-based economic development strategy – “Jobs NJ: Developing Talent to Grow Business in the Garden State.” The new plan outlines initiatives to ensure all career-seeking New Jerseyans have the education and training necessary to access high-quality employment and ensure businesses and employers can quickly and efficiently fill their talent needs.

PRESS RELEASE: Governor Murphy, Chief Innovation Officer Beth Simone Noveck Announce Winners of Innovation ENJINE Challenge

TRENTON: Governor Phil Murphy today announced five winning teams of the Innovation ENJINE Challenge, an open innovation competition launched this spring to elicit State employees’ unique perspectives and ideas to make government more effective and efficient. The ENJINE Challenge -- which is part of the State’s SmarterNJ initiative focused on creating new and innovative ways for the public to contribute meaningfully to the policymaking process -- is also among the first of the Governor’s and Chief Innovation Officer Beth Simone Noveck’s efforts to encourage innovative public problem-solving and advance public entrepreneurship in New Jersey.

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Email Us At:

team@innovation.nj.gov


Mailing Address:

Office of Innovation
State of New Jersey
30 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901