About incubator and collaboration center


Thomas O. Daniel, M.D.

Thomas O. Daniel, M.D.

Advisory board 

Lenzie Harcum

Lenzie Harcum

Program Manager, Technology & Life Sciences – NJEDA 

Debbie Hart

Debbie Hart

Founding President and CEO – BioNJ 

Cathy Scangarella

Cathy Scangarella

Senior Vice President of Development – Choose New Jersey, Inc. 

Judith A. Sheft

Judith A. Sheft

Associate Vice President, Technology & Enterprise Development – New Jersey Institute of Technology 

Vince Smeraglia

Vince Smeraglia

Executive Director – Strategic Alliances – Rutgers University 

Facilities and services

Thomas O. Daniel Research Incubator and Collaboration Center (TODRICC) is a newly designed and renovated 16,000 sq ft shared laboratory and office space located within the BMS research laboratory building in Summit, NJ. It contains: 

  • 16 laboratory benches to accommodate equipment and lab personnel 
  • 4 BSL-2 suites and additional 4 BSL-2 hoods 
  • 2 chemical fume hoods
  • 5 huddle rooms 
  • 2 large conference rooms 
  • 20 individual offices with 39 desks and internet connections 
  • Kitchenette, touch down and communal spaces 
  • Event/lecture room 



Generalized biological lab consisting of 

  • Deionized water, ice, supply services, freezer, refrigerators, centrifuges, CO2 incubators, microscopes, FACS, PCR, plate reader, etc. 


  • Maintenance of facilities (cleaning/waste) and equipment 
  • EHS training and on-boarding 
  • Centralized reagent and consumables