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Agile Therapeutics Recognized as the 2011 Life Sciences Company of the Year by the New Jersey Technology Council

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Agile Therapeutics, has announced that it has been named, "Life Sciences Company of the Year," by the New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC), a not-for-profit organization supporting growth in New Jersey's various technology sectors, including health sciences.

The NJTC received more than 100 nominations for Gala Awards. Agile was selected as the Life Science Company of the Year based upon the following criteria:

• Impact on industry
• Growth rate faster than competitors
• Contribution to industry standards
• Success in marketplace

"We are honored to receive this recognition from the New Jersey Technology Council. Being named the 2011 Life Sciences Company of the Year by this prestigious organization is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire Agile team to develop more convenient contraceptive options for women," said Al Altomari, President and CEO of Agile Therapeutics Inc.

Altomari continued, "We hope to continue to make an impact as we enter the final stages of making AG200-15, our contraceptive patch, available to women who seek convenient contraceptive options. We initiated our phase 3 clinical trials with AG200-15 last August, and completion is expected by the end of 2011."

Agile Therapeutics will receive the award on November 17, 2011, at a black-tie gala being held by NJTC at The Addison Park in Aberdeen, NJ.

The NJTC Gala Awards is held annually to publicly recognize and celebrate some of New Jersey's upcoming and most successful organizations.

The awards gala will highlight the Company of the Year winners in the fields of software, life science, electronics, communications, energy and nanotechnology as well as several individual awards.