APMT Announces Strategic Partnership with Austin Chemical

Advanced Polymer Monitoring Technologies, which delivers innovative online monitoring and control products for polymer manufacturers, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Austin Chemical Company, a provider of distribution and logistics services to the health sciences and specialty fine chemicals industries. The partnership will leverage the proven products and services from APMT with Austin Chemical’s deep industry knowledge and expertise in key application areas for APMT products and services in polymers and pharmaceuticals.

September 30, 2016 — Read more at PRWeb

InnoGenomics Launches New DNA Technologies to Analyze Challenging Forensic Samples

InnoGenomics announced the commercial release of new DNA testing kits that enable forensic DNA laboratories to successfully analyze challenging biological samples that frequently fail with traditional systems. Forensic experts report that approximately 25-35% of all DNA evidence samples fail to produce useful results with current standard methods, frequently due to DNA degradation or low DNA quantity. InnoGenomics has addressed this problem with its innovative DNA quantification and genotyping systems, developed with funding support from the National Science Foundation and in collaboration with leading forensic scientists and institutions.

September 23, 2016 — Read more at The Advocate

Center Receives U.S. Small Business Administration Award

The BioInnovation Center has been honored with a national award from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the 2016 SBA Growth Accelerator Fund Competition. The $50,000 funding from this competitive award will support the organization’s operations and programs over the next year. This is the third annual SBA Growth Accelerator Fund Competition, which focuses on supporting organizations that fill geographic gaps in the entrepreneurial ecosystem space, particularly those located in regions with access to fewer sources of capital for emerging companies. The Center is among 68 winners from thirty-two states chosen for $3.4 million in total prizes this year, drawn from a pool of more than 400 applicants nationwide. There were no other 2016 winners located in Louisiana.

September 6, 2016 — Read more at Silicon Bayou News