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January 22nd, 2007

Owlstone Nanotech

The Owlstone detector is a revolutionary coin-sized device that can be programmed to detect a wide range of chemical agents that may be present in extremely small quantities. Using micro- and nano- fabrication techniques, Owlstone has created a complete chemical detection system that is one hundred times smaller and one thousand times cheaper than existing technology. There are numerous applications - across industries from security and defence to automotive and healthcare - that depend on the rapid, accurate detection and measurement of chemical compounds.


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