SOMERSET, N.J., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology came alive at the Garden State Convention Center last week when the New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) brought together almost 70 companies from the life sciences, IT, energy/environment, communications and entertainment sectors at its 2006 New Jersey Venture Conference. Winners of the Best in Show Awards were announced after a day-long conference which brought together entrepreneurs looking to show off their exciting technologies and investors who were looking for the next great deal. New Jersey Venture Conference Awards went to: Best Communications Company - Li Creative Technologies, Inc. Most Innovative Product/Service Company - Nano-Ditech Corporation Best Life Sciences Company - Nexgen Spine, Inc. Best Healthcare Company - NeuroTrax Best Information Technology Company - RightAnswers, LLC Best Communications/Electronics Company - Instantstream, Inc. Best Advanced Materials/Nanotechnology Company - TreadStone Technologies Best Emerging Technology Company - Membrane Assays, Inc Most Socially Responsive Company - ClassLink Technologies LLC Best Early Stage Company - Syringex Medical, Inc. Best Biotechnology Company - RheoGene Best Management Team - Sereniti Inc. Company Most Likely to Go Public - Xylos Corporation People's Choice - Modern Mass Media VCs' Choice - Juvent, Inc. Company Most Likely to Succeed - Rogar Studios, Inc. "These are the companies to watch in 2006," said Maxine Ballen, president of the NJTC. "This year's Venture Conference attracted some of the most exciting companies we've seen in years as well as an incredibly impressive collection of the region's most prestigious investors." The NJTC, the state's premier membership organization dedicated to supporting technology companies, hosts myriad financing conferences each year. NJTC Bootcamp is set for May 24 in Princeton. Visit http://www.njtc.org for information about this conference, NJTC membership and the NJTC calendar of programs.
SOURCE New Jersey Technology Council