Liberty Science Center’s transformational “City of Tomorrow” will take a step closer to reality today.
SciTech Scity, a long-planned and hoped-for 30-acre innovation campus that aims to launch and grow world-changing science and technology companies and reimagine public school science education, held a groundbreaking Friday morning in Jersey City.
SciTech Scity aims to bring together scientists, community leaders, teachers, students and other thinkers and doers who share the feelings of renowned computer scientist Alan Kay: “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.”
With the New York City skyline and Statue of Liberty as a backdrop, Liberty Science Center broke ground on the $300 million first phase of SciTech Scity at a 10 a.m. event featuring Gov. Phil Murphy, Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop, Hudson County Executive Thomas DeGise and a trio of LSC leaders, co-Chair Stephen Howe, Vice Chair Laura Overdeck and CEO Paul Hoffman.
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