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BiOptix Announces Additional $1.4M in Funding to Aid in Commercialization and Working Capital Needs

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BiOptix announced today an additional $1.4M financing from existing investors.  The funds will be used to expand sales and marketing and ramp up manufacturing to meet growing customer demand. 

Rick Whitcomb, President and CEO of BiOptix, noted:  "This latest increase in capital shows that our investors are confident in our plan and our team, and that BiOptix is on a solid path to commercial success."  BiOptix continues to see opportunity in the label-free marketplace, which is looking for a high quality, high performance SPR instrument at a reasonable price. "We are making great inroads in the marketplace, and this infusion of capital will aid our efforts to reach as many scientific researchers as possible," commented Whitcomb.

Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) is an advanced and highly sensitive optical technology that measures refractive index changes on a sensor chip's gold surface due to a change in mass that occurs during a binding event. This change can be used to monitor biological interactions such as the concentration of target molecules, kinetic rates and affinity constants. BiOptix has developed and patented a novel ultra-sensitive detection platform known as Enhanced Surface Plasmon Resonance, or ESPR. Unlike traditional SPR, ESPR instrumentation from BiOptix marries the high sensitivity of SPR with the high stability and lower noise of common path interferometry.

About BiOptix

BiOptix Diagnostics is a privately held firm based in Boulder, Colorado, with leading investments from Boulder Ventures, Remeditex and Rusnano.  BiOptix has developed a new class of analytical biosensor instrumentation utilizing ESPR – Enhanced Surface Plasmon Resonance. BiOptix instrumentation allows researchers to study label-free protein-protein and protein-small molecule interaction—with high sensitivity and high throughput. Applications include: Protein-small molecule interactions, protein-protein kinetics, antibody affinities and epitope mapping, oligosaccharide characterization, nucleic acid (DNA-DNA or DNA-RNA) hybridization and biomolecule concentration measurements. Additional information about BiOptix and our products can be found at:

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