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Enterprise Development Center

The Enterprise Development Center – EDC – is a high-tech and life science business development center on the campus of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). It is our mission to help startups and growth companies become profitable businesses and dynamic participants in the economic life of New Jersey and the nation. Through a broad range of knowledge and resources — from finding the right working space and attracting investment capital to building staff and developing effective business plans and marketing strategies — we give startups a critical edge on their path to commercialization.

EDC IMPACT

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Community

75+

Portfolio Companies in

Residence

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Strength

$67M

Average Combined

Revenues

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Results

450+

Jobs Created

$156M

3rd Party Investments

What does the EDC do?

Support Programs

More than 30 workshops and events per year led by EDC’s curated network of subject matter experts and partners.
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Space to Grow

Offices and labs with secure 24/7 access, conference rooms, on-campus parking, and shared administrative services.

Community

An ecosystem of 90+ seed, start-up, and expansion companies developing next-generation technologies and products across multiple industry verticals.
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Getting Ready for Funding™

Leveraging academic and industry resources to support businesses as the work towards commercialization via Business Model Canvas coaching, SBIR/STTR training, financial preparation and assessment tools, pro-bono legal assistance, marketing exposure, and more.

Global Cooperation

Designated Soft Landing Zone for offshore companies looking to engage and expand their business in U.S. markets.
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University Engagement

Exclusive networking and collaboration opportunities with renowned NJIT faculty and students to bolster innovation.

Driving Deal Flow

Attracting investments to New Jersey via linkages to syndicated angel networks, VCs, and the NJIT Highlanders Angel Network.
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