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Microfluidic Systems Receives Continued Funding From the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Toward the Commercial Production of Autonomous Airborne Pathogen Detection Systems
Date:7/1/2008

highly diversified system engineering, manufacturing and product support company and will provide design for manufacturing, pilot production, high volume manufacturing and product support.

MFSI is the developer and manufacturer of key microfluidics components for bioanalysis. Thus as the continuing prime contractor, a fully integrated and complete team has been established to role out the M-BAND product with state-of-the-art microfluidics and detection technology, superior manufacturing and field support.

"We are extremely pleased that MFSI has been selected to go forward with this key opportunity to commercialize the M-BAND system," said M. Allen Northrup, PhD., CEO, Microfluidic Systems. "This next level of development geared toward large scale manufacturing, deployment, and support will help ensure that critical biosecurity capabilities are in place in the US, and will allow expansion of the technology into a variety of other commercial applications."

The BAND Program is managed by Edward Rhyne, PM, DHS, S & T, contract no. HSHQPA-05-9-0017

About Microfluidic Systems Inc.

Microfluidic Systems (MFSI), http://www.microfluidicsystems.com, was founded in 2001 and is focused on the development of microfluidic systems for automated preparation of biological assays. MFSI personnel have been involved with the development of automated DNA-based pathogen detection systems and microfluidics for the US Government and commercial markets for over 12 years, including the world's first miniaturized, portable, battery-operated, real-time, polymerase-chain-reaction (PCR)-based detection system. For more information, please contact MFSI at 510-354-0400.

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Statements in this press release are forward-looking. Actual results might differ from these statements due to unforeseen events and uncertainties. MFSI disclaims any intention to or obligation t
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