2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:1B-7.39 - Definitions relative to emerging technology, biotechnology.
34:1B-7.39. Definitions relative to emerging technology, biotechnology.
3. As used in this act:
"Authority" means the New Jersey Economic Development Authority established pursuant to section 4 of P.L.1974, c.80 (C.34:1B-4);
"Biotechnology" means the continually expanding body of fundamental knowledge about the functioning of biological systems from the macro level to the molecular and sub-atomic levels, as well as novel products, services, technologies and sub-technologies developed as a result of insights gained from research advances which add to that body of fundamental knowledge;
"Biotechnology company" means a person, whose headquarters or base of operations is located in New Jersey, engaged in the research, development, production, or provision of biotechnology for the purpose of developing or providing products or processes for specific commercial or public purposes, including but not limited to, medical, pharmaceutical, nutritional, and other health-related purposes, agricultural purposes, and environmental purposes, or a person, whose headquarters or base of operations is located in New Jersey, engaged in providing services or products necessary for such research, development, production, or provision;
"Cost" means the expenses incurred in connection with the operation of an emerging technology or biotechnology company in the State and shall include, but need not be limited to, the expenses of fixed assets, such as the construction, acquisition and development of real estate, materials, start-up, tenant fit-out, working capital, and any other expenses determined by the authority to be necessary to carry out the purposes of this act;
"Emerging technology company" means a person, whose headquarters or base of operations is located in New Jersey, and who employs some combination of the following: highly educated or trained managers and workers, or both, employed in New Jersey who use sophisticated scientific research service or production equipment, processes or knowledge to discover, develop, test, transfer or manufacture a product or service;
"Financial institution" means an individual or organization deemed eligible by the authority for participation in the program and shall include, but need not be limited to, State-chartered or federally-chartered banks, savings banks or savings and loan associations, banks organized under the laws of a foreign government, private individuals, insurance companies, landlords, finance companies and venture capitalists;
"Fixed assets" means any real property, interests in real property, plant, equipment, and any other assets commonly accepted as fixed assets;
"Program" means the "New Jersey Emerging Technology and Biotechnology Financial Assistance Program" established by the authority pursuant to section 4 of this act; and
"Working capital" means those liquid capital assets other than fixed assets.
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