Guidelines and Application

  • New Jersey City University Business Development Incubator (BDI) is to provide service, support and resources for new start-up or early stage science, technology or knowledge-based companies whose success will be significant to the growth and diversification of New Jersey’s economic base.
    Please download and complete the following Application and return it by mail or electronically to BDI, along with a non-confidential Executive Summary from your Business Plan. We will review your Application promptly and may then request a meeting and/or more information. 

    Documentation Required:

    • Certificate of Formation or Articles of Incorporation
    • Federal Tax ID number
    • NJ State Business Registration Certificate from the NJ Division of Revenue
    • Business Plan including a non-confidential executive summary and company financials
    • Documentation of ownership by applicant or copy of license agreement(s) to commercialize Intellectual property when applicable
    • Resumes of the principals of the company
    Admission Guidelines: To apply, you should be a New Jersey based "for-profit" business with a commitment to remain in New Jersey. For additional details, please download and review the application. 
    Mailing Address:
    Location: BDI, 285 West Side Avenue 
    Jersey City, NJ 07305 
    Phone: 201-200-2313 
    Fax: 201-200-2315
    Contact name: Joseph Tetteh, Director