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Astrix Technology Group Awarded Department of Homeland Security BioWatch Laboratory Staffing Contract
Date:8/10/2012

RED BANK, N.J., Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Astrix Technology Group (Astrix) announced today it has been awarded the Laboratory Staffing Contract to support the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Health Affairs (OHA) BioWatch Program. The award is a five-year contract consisting of a base period and four option years with the total amount of the award exceeding $75 million.

The mission of the BioWatch Program is to provide and maintain a continuous bio-terrorism air monitoring system in large metropolitan areas. The Program coordinates with state and local public health communities to prepare for and respond to a bioterrorist event. Established in 2003, BioWatch continuously monitors select urban environments twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

Acting as the small business Team Lead in response to the Department of Homeland Security solicitation, Astrix partnered with A-TEK, the firm that has been supporting the contract for the previous eight years. The teaming arrangement between Astrix and A-TEK will allow the two companies to share and implement best practices to staff and support the BioWatch laboratories to help fulfill the Program's objectives.

"We are committed to working with our partner A-TEK to provide the highest level of quality and service to the Department of Homeland Security BioWatch program," stated Richard Albert, Chief Executive Officer of Astrix.

Astrix, founded in 1995, provides consulting and staffing services to the scientific community. In addition to the federal government, Astrix's clients include state, local government and industry leading private sector firms in the chemical, biotech, medical device, pharmaceutical and food/beverage sectors. For more information on Astrix, please visit http://www.astrixinc.com.

CONTACT:
Michael Zachowski, Government Programs Director
Astrix Technology Group
Phone 732.661.0400 x19
mzachowski@astrixinc.com

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