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Verification Process


New Jersey Corporation for Advanced Technology (NJCAT) is a non-profit corporation that focuses on promoting collaboration with industry, entrepreneurs, academic institutions, utilities, the New Jersey State government, and other non-profit organizations, for the development and commercialization of innovative or emerging energy and environmental technologies.

What does NJCAT do?

NJCAT provides technology innovators with the technical and regulatory assistance required to bring innovative or emerging energy and environmental technologies to market. The key element of the NJCAT program is verifying a technology performance claims. In addition to responding to the needs of innovators, NJCAT also identifies demands from the State for new technologies to meet energy and environmental policies, and seeks out innovators that could satisfy these demands.

How does NJCAT provide assistance?

NJCAT can provide assistance to technology developers in a number of ways such as:

  • Providing a forum for linking technology innovators or entrepreneurs with State government, industry, and research institutions that could assist with technology development and business growth.
  • Identify the specific regulatory requirements that govern the use of the technologies.
  • Establish protocols for testing the technologies to obtain performance data.
  • Evaluate the performance data and verify the performance claims of the technologies.
  • Inform the respective State agencies and commissions of the technologies performance claims, and the benefits to the State.

What type of needs do these projects address?

A number of important needs are addressed with new energy and environmental technologies such as:

  • environmental restoration of air, land and water
  • efficient generation, distribution and utilization of energy
  • environmentally sound manufacturing and industrial processing
  • reuse and recycling of materials and resources

How does NJCAT operate?

NJCAT is governed by a Board of Trustees, who ensure that energy and environmental technologies activities are in conformance with the State's energy and environmental policies, and the governing public law that establishes NJCAT's role in New Jersey and the performance partnership agreement with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

Who benefits from NJCAT programs?

In addition to assisting entrepreneurs commercialize their energy and environmental technologies, NJCAT's performance verification of a technology provides confidence to regulators and the public that its use will satisfy regulatory standards, and protect the environment and human health.

If you would like more information on NJCAT, please contact Dr. Richard S. Magee, Executive Director, at 973-879-3056 or rsmagee@rcn.com