Andrew Zwicker is an assemblyman from the Monmouth Junction area and head of the Plasma Physics Laboratory at Princeton University.
At a recent Venture Funding in the New Jersey Economy event, he talked about how geography affects business and innovation in the state.
“We focus on hubs. New Brunswick is leading that effort and you have Newark, Camden, Atlantic City, Hoboken and Jersey City. Maybe we should consider a series of hubs, because we’re suburban. Are we missing out? New Jersey is unique because our communities are spread out. … What’s stopping us? What is stopping New Jersey from going in and doing public-private partnerships because the ROI is so great?”