Edward Paukovits, President of Integrated BioSciences, Elected to Board of Directors of Hershey Center for Applied Research

For Immediate Release

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Hershey Center for Applied Research Offers a Premier Location for Life Sciences and High Technology Researchers and Companies to Grow and Succeed

HERSHEY, PA – October 23, 2007 – The board of directors of the Hershey Center for Applied Research (HCAR) announced on September 26, 2007, that Edward Paukovits has been appointed to the board. Mr. Paukovits joins six board members and three board advisors.

Mr. Paukovits presently serves as president of Integrated BioSciences, Inc., (www.ibiosci.com), a Unilife Medical Solutions Company. Unilife is a global developer and manufacturer of medical devices. He also serves as chairman of Assistive Technology Products, Inc. Mr. Paukovits began his career with AMP, Inc. where he served for 19 years. He then went on to be a founder/director and treasurer of the Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania and president and chairman of Synergistech, Inc.

"I am happy to continue to support the emergence, growth and success of members of the life-science and high-tech community as a board member for the Hershey Center for Applied Research," said Paukovits. "IBS and its parent company, Unilife Medical Solutions, are pleased to support the efforts of HCAR in making Pennsylvania, and this region in particular, an important global player in the areas of life science and high technology research. IBS has received generous support from the Life Sciences Green House of Central PA and the Governors' Action Team, and I am grateful to have the opportunity, in turn, to support and promote the mission of the Center."

Located adjacent to the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and College of Medicine, the Hershey Center for Applied Research is a research park that offers life sciences and high technology researchers and companies at all phases of the business lifecycle state-of-the-art wet and dry lab facilities and office space, as well as access to capital, business support services and shared amenities. HCAR offers a premier location for life sciences and high technology researchers and companies to grow and succeed in the global marketplace.

"As a very successful member of the life sciences research community and a business leader, Ed is in a unique position to provide HCAR valuable insight and guidance," stated Vincent Rudisill, chairman and president of the HCAR board of directors and chief investment officer for Hershey Trust Company. "Ed is a serial entrepreneur, inventor and experienced academic liaison at the university level. His experience directing all aspects of a company's operations and experience in biosciences will be valuable to the board and ultimately HCAR's tenants."

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