BIOIDENT Receive Frost and Sullivan Award for Expertise in Lab-on-a-Chip Platform

Published on May 9, 2007 at 11:06 PM

BIOIDENT Technologies Inc., the leading company in the development of printed optoelectronic solutions for life sciences, today announced that it is the recipient of the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Enabling Technology of the Year Award for its superior expertise in the lab-on-a-chip platform.

The distinguished award is presented to a company who has developed a solution that revolutionizes an industry and removes a significant stumbling block in the development of a technology. The award criteria also ensure that the enabling technology translates into a more efficient, cost effective and portable alternative for end-users.

“We are honored to be chosen for this prestigious award that recognizes our revolutionary, disposable lab-on-a-chip platform, which sets new standards in the industry,” said Dr. Wasiq Bokhari, CEO for BIOIDENT. “This acknowledgment validates BIOIDENT’s expertise in integrating microfluidics and organic photonics into a single solution and exemplifies the wide range capabilities of the technology in applications such as point-of-care diagnostics, water and food analysis and chemical and biological agent detection.”

BIOIDENT utilizes breakthroughs in science and nanotechnology to develop printed optoelectronic solutions that take lab-on-a-chip devices to the next level by integrating an optoelectronic read out system into the chip. The company uses established testing protocols to deliver real-time and in-situ multi-parameter detection capabilities for all categories of chemical and biological analytes, which expands its applications.

“BIOIDENT’s pioneering technology will transform the point-of-care-testing (POCT) and life science industry, especially as manufacturers seek devices that are user-friendly, provide superior test results and are available at a competitive price,” explains Arun AK, analyst for Frost & Sullivan. “With the company’s deep expertise, rapid production capability and innovative applications, BIOIDENT is poised to become a global leader in providing safe, breakthrough health care products.”

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