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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: New Jersey Unveils AI Policy to Guide Use by State Employees

    November 20, 2023Government Technology

    The state of New Jersey now has a new policy to guide the use of generative AI by state employees; this closely follows the state’s creation of the Artificial Intelligence Task Force last month.

  • COVERAGE: NJ launches tool to help college students make ends meet

    November 20, 2023NJBIZ

    The Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE) has launched — a free online tool to help connect college students with a wide spectrum of basic needs resources. Officials say their efforts, announced Nov. 17 at Kean University, are aimed at addressing basic needs insecurity among New Jersey’s diverse student populations.

  • RELEASE: Governor Murphy Announces New Policy to Promote State Employees’ Responsible Use of Generative Artificial Intelligence

    November 17, 2023NJGOV

    Following his recent creation of an Artificial Intelligence Task Force, Governor Phil Murphy today announced a new policy to guide State employees to responsibly use generative AI to improve how government delivers services to New Jersey residents.

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