MPR Collaborator Protea Biosciences, Inc. Wins “Top Ten Innovations of 2011” Technology Award

Published: Mar 02, 2012

ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MPR Associates ( is pleased to announce that Protea Biosciences has received a Top Ten Innovations of 2011 award from international life sciences research journal, The Scientist. Protea received the award for the development of the LAESI DP-1000 direct ionization system based on the Laser Ablation Electrospray Ionization (LAESI) technology licensed from George Washington University and designed for manufacturing by MPR Product Development. MPR used its ‘first principles’ approach as a foundation while effectively integrating the end user’s needs, the industrial design and the technical requirements throughout development of the LAESI DP-1000.

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