This site is in beta and a work in progress


This site is in beta and a work in progress

State 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.


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

COVERAGE: NJEDA Podcast, ECONversations, features Chief Innovation Officer Beth Noveck

TRENTON - In this episode of ECONversations, which focused on the one-year anniversary of Governor Murphy’s economic plan, host Tai Cooper sat down with four of the most influential women in New Jersey to discuss how the agencies they lead contributed to building a stronger and fairer New Jersey economy over the past year and what they have planned for the future. Featured guests included Chief Innovation Officer Beth Noveck, Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver, New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education Zakiya Smith Ellis, and Executive Director of the New Jersey Business Action Center (BAC), Melanie Willoughby.

PRESS RELEASE: Governor Murphy Marks One-Year Anniversary of Economic Plan

GLASSBORO - Governor Phil Murphy today touted his Administration’s economic successes over the past year as he marked the one-year anniversary of the release of his sweeping economic vision with a one-on-one discussion with New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Chairwoman Linda Bowden at Rowan University. The event included an announcement regarding the release of the new beta website, which was developed by the Office of Innovation, in partnership with the Department of State’s Business Action Center and the NJ Economic Development Authority.

COVERAGE: New Jersey State Chief Innovation Officer Beth Noveck Appears on NJTV State of Affairs with Steve Adubato

NEWARK - In an interview on State of Affairs with Steve Adubato, New Jersey State Chief Innovation Officer Beth Noveck discusses her role as the State’s first Chief Innovation Officer, connections between higher education and New Jersey’s innovation economy, the importance of technology and data in helping government achieve policy and program outcomes, and the Administration’s efforts to equip the State’s workforce with the tools and skills to leverage new technology to solve public problems.

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