NanoLogix Inc., an innovative biotechnology company in Northeastern Ohio announces that UNITAID, based in Geneva, Switzerland and hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO), on Friday published their Tuberculosis diagnostics technology and market landscape – 3rd edition. NanoLogix's sandwiched-membrane BNP rapid testing technology for tuberculosis is cited on pages 17 and 37 of the report.
This is the second year that NanoLogix has been mentioned in the UNITAID annual report. The Company anticipates having their BNP technology included in TB studies in Africa and Australia in 2015. The BNP technology is patent pending in the United States, China, India and Brazil and received patents in Japan and Russia in 2014 and also notice of allowance of patent in the European Union in 2014, with the EU patent issuance expected in October 2014. NanoLogix's TB detection technology is well suited to the needs of medical personnel in remote areas, with rapid detection of TB bacteria in as little as 5 days available in a kit with extended shelf life and robust packaging.
Information about UNITAID , their press release, and their mission is available through the following link:
A link to the annual report featuring NanoLogix technology on pages 17 and 37 is here:
The Ohio State University
NanoLogix is also pleased to announce that they have received a purchase order from The Ohio State University for provision of laboratory supplies to at least two departments on the Columbus campus. The purchase order term runs from 9/17/14 through 6/30/15. NanoLogix made their first delivery of product on 25 September. The Ohio State University joins the growing list of educational institutions ordering NanoLogix products. These include the University of Colorado -Boulder, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA), Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA), and Cardiff University, (Wales, UK). The Company anticipates many more to come. In addition, NanoLogix has sold product to Abbott Labs, personal care companies, food processing companies, soil testing companies, the US EPA, and others who currently cannot be named due to contractual agreements. Mr. Hank Lewis, VP for Sales and Marketing and Michelle Durkin, Laboratory and New Products Director have interacted with multiple groups to achieve a number of these sales.
US Government Meeting
Mr Lewis and Bret Barnhizer, CEO, will be meeting with BARDA Program Representatives and ASPR Contracting Officers during BARDA Industry Day regarding Diagnostics and Medical Devices on October 17, 2014 in Washington, DC.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)
Division of CBRN Countermeasures