Gov. Murphy urges new technologies in PU Andlinger speech

Murphy at Princeton Andlinger Center

DONALD GILPIN / TOWN TOPICS – Delivering the keynote address in a daylong conference on clean energy technologies that brought together leaders from the worlds of business and academics, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy presented his vision for making the state a global leader in innovation and clean energy.

He claimed that New Jersey, with Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, Bell Labs, Sarnoff, and others, “was the Silicon Valley before it was the Silicon Valley,” and promised that the state can reclaim its place in global innovation.

In an event at Princeton University’s Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment focusing on environmental and economic progress in the state, Murphy emphasized the importance of Princeton as “an internationally-renowned center for research and development. He noted the value of taking academic ideas and research and “shaping them into real-world solutions.” …

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