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CombiMatrix Lands $1.5M Air Force Contract

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – CombiMatrix will develop microarray technology for the US Air Force Research Laboratory under a new $1.5 million contract, the company said today.

The company said it will develop automated instruments that use semiconductor microarray technology to detect chemical, biological, and environmental hazards that can affect military personnel.

The company's Homeland Security and Defense Programs Director, David Danley, said in a statement that CombiMatrix already has "developed diverse assays for identifying a variety of chemical and biological hazards using our semiconductor microarray with a small, handheld detector" for the US Department of Defense.

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