NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Microchip Biotechnologies has been awarded a $625,000 grant from the US Army to develop a Universal Sample Preparation Module for automatically purifying DNA from pathogen targets.
 
The grant was awarded from the Army’s inaugural Commercialization Pilot Program, which is intended to assist SBIR firms that are working on phase II projects that meet high priority Army requirements in transitioning to commercial products.
 

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