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Nanomix Inc., a leading nanoelectronic detection company commercializing high-value diagnostic and monitoring applications, today announced the award of a $1 million project grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). DHS leads the national effort to secure America by preventing and deterring terrorist attacks and protecting against and responding to threats and hazards to the nation. The Nanomix grant will cover a three year period and will be developed in cooperation with the Naval Research Laboratories. For security reasons the scope of the project will not be disclosed.
Nanomix Announces Award of $1M Grant From Department of Homeland Security
EMERYVILLE, CA | Posted on January 17th, 2007
The Nanomix Sensation™ platform enables detection of a broad array of chemical and bio molecules. It has high specificity and reproducibility, operates at room temperature, consumes little power, and permits both wireless integration and simple deployment.
"We are pleased to be working on this security application with the Department of Homeland Security," said David Macdonald, President and CEO of Nanomix. "As the first company to bring a nanoelectronic detection device to market, we have clearly demonstrated our leadership in this area. We bring unique technical expertise and experience to this project. Furthermore, all applications enabled by Sensation™ technology improve health or safety in some regard - this project is certainly consistent with that philosophy."
About Nanomix, Inc.
Nanomix is a leading nanoelectronic detection company launching a portfolio of devices based on Sensation™ technology. These scaleable devices use ultra-sensitive carbon nanotube detection elements combined with proprietary chemistries. They can be deployed across a broad range of industrial and medical applications where valuable attributes – low power consumption, small size, and high sensitivity offer significant performance advantages and enable unprecedented access to critical information. Nanomix is located in Emeryville, California. For additional information, please visit http://www.nano.com .
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