Platypus Technologies: Receives $2.1 Million Phase II SBIR

Platypus Technologies has received a three year Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant for $2.14 million from the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences. The grant is to continue development of a personal monitor for the measurement of low dose, cumulative exposure to pesticides. The monitors will be small, sensitive, inexpensive, rugged, and suitable for studies involving children. Collaborators on the grant include the Milwaukee School of Engineering Rapid Prototyping Center and the University of Minnesota. Platypus Technologies was founded in 2000 to develop nanotechnology products for the physical and life sciences. The Company has 20 employees and is located in the University Research Park.

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Barbara Israel, CEO