Middlesex County: The Epicenter of Thriving Businesses

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Board of County Commissioners Announce the Launch of Middlesex County’s Ambitious Economic Development Initiative for 2021

The Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners announces Middlesex County’s Economic Development Initiative for 2021, to be led by Director of Business Engagement, Sandy S. Castor. The economic development initiative emphasizes Middlesex County’s connected business infrastructure and its long history of advances in healthcare, education and technology. Consistent with the Destination 2040 strategic plan, the County’s master economic roadmap, this visionary growth strategy reaffirms Middlesex County as a complete ecosystem for emerging and existing businesses across the Life Sciences, Food Innovation, and Electric Connected Autonomous Vehicles industries, the particular focus areas for the County’s economic development campaign.

With its location just outside New York City, Middlesex County has become the epicenter of growth for business and innovation in these industries, even despite the massive global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Infinity BiologiX, Rutgers Food Innovation Center, and Verizon are among the many companies and organizations that chose to be in this thriving environment, and share their stories here, about what clearly distinguishes Middlesex County for ground-breaking businesses.

"Middlesex County’s long tradition of fostering innovation is unparalleled. Our economic development initiative reflects our commitment to partnering with businesses comprising the innovation economy in our County, and leveraging those relationships for the benefit of our residents," said County Commissioner Director Ronald G. Rios.

Keep an eye on us for more to come in the days and weeks ahead, as Middlesex County, NJ announces further developments as part of its ambitious, strategic economic development initiative for the Life Sciences, Food Innovation and Electric Connected Autonomous Vehicles industries in 2021. With relentless focus on partnership, business infrastructure and facilitation, Middlesex County is distinct as a complete ecosystem, where doing business is also clearly more affordable than the greater New York City, Philadelphia or Boston area. discovermiddlesex.com/biz/

Middlesex County is decisively moving forward, and in the days ahead Middlesex County’s Director of Business Engagement Sandy S. Castor, and her management team, will be working with emerging and existing businesses to share our unique story of dedication, growth and acceleration across the Life Sciences, Food Innovation and Electric Connected Autonomous Vehicles industries. For questions, further information or interview requests, please contact Zeynep Kabukcu via email at zkabukcu@toprightpartners.com or telephone at 908 334 4273.


Middlesex County is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies, three universities, 18 park systems, and world-class healthcare and research facilities making it one of the nation’s most dynamic regions and a leader in technology, transportation, the arts, and food innovation. As one of the most diverse populations in the country, Middlesex County is home to over 832,000 residents living throughout 25 municipalities and employing nearly 40,000 people. Ranked #1 in the state for best schools, the County offers an award-winning vocational school system, a county college, and workforce development creating a unique ecosystem in which opportunities abound. Conveniently located between New York and Philadelphia, Middlesex County is a leading destination for businesses and residents alike to live, work, and play – and has been since the 17th century. For more information, visit middlesexcountynj.gov and find us on Facebook and Instagram.

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Zeynep Kabukcu