Akonni Biosystems Wins Subcontract to Develop Rapid Sample Preparation Technology for Nucleic Acids and Proteins
10/18/2011 11:30:54 AM
FREDERICK, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Akonni Biosystems, a molecular diagnostics company focused on commercializing rapid sample preparation and molecular diagnostics systems for the detection of infectious diseases, and CUBRC, Inc., have been awarded a $774,000 contract by the U.S. Army to develop an automated sample preparation system for isolating biological threat indicators for downstream use with field-based detection systems. This award will enable CUBRC and Akonni to accelerate development of a family of disposable, rapid, multi-analyte extraction and purification products that utilize Akonni’s TruTip technology for rapid solid phase extraction of nucleic acids and proteins.
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