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Home > Press > Platypus Technologies has been awarded a $2.3 Million contract by the Department of Defense

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Platypus Technologies, LLC a life sciences nanotechnology company has been awarded a $2.3 million contract with the Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center in Maryland ( http://www.ecbc.army.mil ). The funds will be used to advance the development of liquid crystal-based sensors utilizing the Company's proprietary technology. The sensors will be broadly useful in many fields of application within military and civilian settings. Platypus Technologies has received over $15.5 million in federal funding to develop nanotechnology products for the physical and life sciences.

Platypus Technologies has been awarded a $2.3 Million contract by the Department of Defense

Madison, WI | Posted on September 7th, 2007

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About Platypus Technologies
Platypus Technologies, LLC develops innovative products for the analytic and life sciences based upon the application of nanotechnologies. Utilizing recent advances in nanoscale and material science, the company provides advanced tools for use in proteomics, cell-based studies, and environmental monitoring. The company is developing a range of products that derive from a proprietary platform technology utilizing liquid crystals for the rapid detection of molecular interactions. In August 2007, the Company launched its Oris™ Cell Migration Assay. Platypus has 21 employees and is located in the Fitchburg Technology Campus.

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