CARLSBAD, CA--(Marketwire - March 18, 2009) -
Applied Nanoscience Inc. (ANI) (PINKSHEETS: APNN
), a nanotechnology-based filtration development company, today
announced that it has accepted an invitation from the U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services to present on its core technology, NanoFense, a
proprietary antimicrobial nanoparticle formulation developed by ANI to coat
or impregnate virtually any air filter media. The material presented will
specifically focus on protective and surgical mask applications and
comprehensively cover the company's successful independent testing against
avian influenza and other harmful pathogens.
"We are excited and flattered to have this opportunity in sharing our
continued technology developments with such an important organization.
DHHS is certainly qualified to offer constructive advice on ANI's primary
objective of proactively protecting people from harmful disease," said
Thomas K. Allen, President and CEO, ANI. "In addition, we hope to progress
in making the technology widely available to consumers with the guidance
provided at the meeting."
ANI is a marketer and developer of innovative, high performance
nanotechnology-based filtration products to customers worldwide and is the
owner of NEFT™ (Nanoparticle - Enhanced - Filtration - Technology), a
broad platform with significant application potential in consumer market
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