SUNNYVALE, Calif., 22 Sept. 2009. Arrayit Corp., a life sciences and nanotechnology provider, has delivered its proprietary nanotechnology platform to Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M. Sandia Labs, managed by the Lockheed Martin Corp., works with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Department of Homeland Security to enhance national security.
Sandia will utilize Arrayit's proprietary nanotechnology manufacturing platform, which empowers researchers to create microarrays, biosensors and "chemical noses" that detect the biological and chemical agents used in lethal terrorist attacks. Arrayit's patented delivery system deposits nanoliter quantities of analytical reagents onto proprietary substrates to create the sophisticated detection devices.
"We are pleased to receive this contract from the prestigious Sandia Labs," states Rene Schena, CEO and co-founder of Arrayit Corp. "We look forward to leveraging our unique and patented nanotechnology capabilities to enhance national safety."