For Immediate Release

Friday, July 16, 2009

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Arti Sahni: (609) 984-1671

Trenton, NJOn July 16, 2010, the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology will be closing its doors after 25 years of service to the citizens of this State. Severe budget restrictions have necessitated this action.

We would like to thank all of our friends and supporters who helped to make the Commission a success. After all, it is you, the inventors, scientists and entrepreneurs that form the basis of the success stories that we continue to collect each day. These successes will not go unnoticed.

On behalf of the volunteer Commissioners and the NJCST staff, thank you all for your hard work and we wish you every success in the future.

For information on how the State of New Jersey supports technology and life sciences businesses, please call 866-534-7789, or click here

About The New Jersey Commission on Science And Technology

The New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology is dedicated to improving the quality of life for New Jersey's citizens and promoting economic development by keeping New Jersey at the forefront of scientific and technological advances.  Established in 1985, the NJCST is responsible for the development and oversight of policies promoting science and technology research and entrepreneurship. Commission members include business leaders, university leaders, scientists, legislators and representatives from the Governor's Office for Economic Growth and the Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Education.