Press Release - Instaknow Partners with Apogen Technologies

Instaknow Partners with Apogen Technologies to Provide Unparalleled Collaboration Technology to First Responders

January 3, 2006 (South Plainfield, NJ)

Instaknow and Apogen Technologies announced today a partnership that will bring the Instaknow Active Collaboration Engine (ACE) ® into Apogen’s current work developing information systems for first responder agencies.

Instaknow-ACE’s paradigm technology is highly-advanced and patented wizard-based artificial intelligence software that builds unlimited custom rules and logic, across all digitized information sources and systems, empowering decision-makers and automating real-time processes and actions without writing code and without change to existing systems. Apogen plans to leverage the unique capabilities of Instaknow as part of their software solutions for first responder collaboration and communication.

“Instaknow’s technology really raises the bar for the possibilities of technology to overcome interoperability challenges in our emergency preparedness system today,” commented David Mize, Senior Vice President, Apogen. “We are looking forward to bringing in Instaknow as a critical tool in solving our customers’ mission critical challenges.”

“Imagine FEMA, the National Guard, the Army, state agencies and the corporate community sharing real time information without limit, automating processes and decisions, getting the right information to the right people at the right time. Instaknow’s rapid deployment gains the agility and resiliency vital to event management,” said Jeff Sherer, Senior Vice President, Instaknow. “Together with Apogen’s experienced staff we will increase the effectiveness of emergency operations and leverage government resources to levels previously thought to be unattainable.”

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About Instaknow.com. Inc. Located in South Plainfield, NJ Instaknow’s breakthrough platform has gained attention across all sectors winning contracts with the military, government agencies, and corporate America.

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About Apogen Technologies

Apogen Technologies provides technology solutions to government entities to address their complex, mission critical challenges of national significance. Current customers include: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Energy, Internal Revenue Service, and the U.S. Navy. Apogen Technologies is ranked number 48 on Washington Technology’s Federal 100 list and is also listed in the top 10 Department of Homeland Security contractors. Apogen Technologies’ growth has been noted with a 10th place ranking on the Washington Business Journal’s 50 fastest growing company’s list and a 35th place rank on Deloitte’s Virginia Fast 50 list. Apogen Technologies is a wholly owned subsidiary of QinetiQ North America. More information can be found at www.apogen.com