ROCKVILLE, Md., March 4 (UPI) -- Maryland-based Innovative Biosensors Inc. announced it has partnered with SecureTeq Corp. to offer greater biological threat detection capabilities.
IBI is a harmful pathogens detection technologies developer. The company announced a partnership with building security software designer SecureTeq in an initiative to jointly expand its market reach in the biodefense market. Company officials plan to partner IBI's proprietary BioFlash biological aerosol collection, detection and identification system with SecureTeq's open architecture solutions for an integrated facility and infrastructure security management offering.
"SecureTeq's open architecture solution brings together best-in-class threat detection technologies into a single seamless monitoring and management platform and we are excited to have the opportunity to expand the usability of BioFlash by adding this valuable biological detection capability," Richard Thomas, IBI vice president of business development, said in a statement.
Officials say IBI's BioFlash can detect up to 21 biological threat agents in a single test. Together with SecureTeq's technologies, the companies expect to expand their market-reach capabilities.
"BioFlash is the only system that has integrated the combination of collection, detection and identification facets and which can be further integrated with the SecureTeq architecture to vastly expand its capabilities and the confidence it delivers," said Anthony Bashall, SecureTeq technology and corporate development executive vice president.