Monday, October 18, 2010

Local Company Awarded $50,000 Grant

Foxspire, formerly Research Automation Solutions, has been awarded a $50,000 grant from The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO). The company is located in the Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc. and has been a client of FITCI since June 2007.

The grant which is part of the Ft. Detrick Technology Transfer Iniatitive program sponsored by TEDCO is designed to facilitate the transfer of technology to the U. S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command of Ft. Detrick.

Foxspire designed and developed a system that tracks the institute's stock of infectious agents that enables the Army to remain compliant with Select Army Regulations. All U. S. laboratory institutions, public and private, must comply with these regulations.