This story was originally published on Feb. 8.

Rheonix said today that it has received a $500,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Science Foundation to continue developing its Chemistry and Reagent Device, or CARD, system to detect certain types of water contamination.

The Phase II SBIR is based upon the successful completion of a Phase I and IB project in which Rheonix developed its PCR-based testing system to rapidly detect fecal indicator bacteria in recreational water.

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