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UK Funding for Foot and Mouth Detection

27 January 2009

UK - The UK government-sponsored Technology Strategy Board will co-fund the £1 million development of the system, which will enable inspectors, and ultimately vets or farmers, to identify the infection on the spot, reducing both false alarms and containment time.

Dr Richard Williams, CEO of Stratophase, said: “The Technology Strategy Board investment will enable us to develop a practical solution much faster than would otherwise have been feasible.

"This technology could be mass-produced fairly inexpensively; every livestock owner could have one. This funding is another great endorsement of our unique biochemical measurement and detection technique.”

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Source: Laboratory News



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