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Queen's breakthrough E. coli monitoring technology showcased by global water sensor company

 
2011-06-02
[Queen's researchers]A state-of-the-art system developed by Queen’s researchers for rapid detection of microbes such as E. coli in water is being highlighted at a conference in Washington, D.C.

A state-of-the-art system developed at Queen’s for rapid detection of microbes such as E. coli in water is being highlighted at the American Water Works Association’s Annual Conference and Exposition June 12-16 in Washington, D.C. The technologies are being showcased by ENDETEC, the global sensor platform of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, headquartered in Kingston. Based on a novel fibre optic sensory technology developed by professor Stephen Brown (Chemistry) and a team of scientists at Queen’s, along with industry researchers, the detection system was licensed to ENDETEC by PARTEQ Innovations, the technology transfer of Queen’s University.
 

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