NSF Awards Maine Manufacturing $500K to Develop Next-Gen Surface for Research, Dx | GenomeWeb

By Justin Petrone

Maine Manufacturing this week secured additional funding to support the development of a new array surface that the company believes will find eventual use in molecular diagnostics.

The National Science Foundation awarded the privately held Sanford, Me.-based firm a $500,000 phase 2 Small Business Innovation Research grant to further develop the surface, a composite of track-etched membrane and nitrocellulose.

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