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Platypus Technologies, LLC a life sciences nanotechnology company, announced today that it recently presented at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Life Sciences Showcase in San Jose, California, June 28-29, 2006. This invitation-only showcase highlighted selected, top-quality emerging life science companies funded by the National Institutes of Health. Platypus showcased its forthcoming product lines of diagnostics, monitors, and sensors based on the use of nanostructured surfaces and liquid crystals. According to Platypus CEO, Dr. Barbara Israel, “Our products will be useful in basic research, clinical medicine, environmental studies and military applications.” Platypus has received over $13 million in federal funds to advance the development of its powerful platform technology.
About Platypus Technologies, LLC:
Platypus Technologies, LLC develops, produces and markets nanotechnologies for the analytic and life sciences. We produce a variety of nano-structured surfaces for use in research and are also developing a range of products that derive from a proprietary platform technology using liquid crystals for the rapid detection of molecular interactions. This technology fuses recent advances in nano-scale science, materials science, and molecular biology to provide advanced tools for proteomics, cell studies, environmental monitoring and in vitro diagnostics. The Company has 20 employees and is located in the Fitchburg Technology Campus.