ChemImage to Receive 2011 U.S. Army Achievement Award in Washington, D.C.

ChemImage Corporation will receive the U.S. Army Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 2011 Achievement Award on May 20 at the Pentagon Conference Center in Washington, D.C. for its real-time chemometrics and sensor fusion technology that enables the detection of chemical, biological and explosive threats.

Conducted annually, the Achievement Awards program recognizes exceptional SBIR Phase II efforts that exemplify the goal of bringing innovative technologies and products to the marketplace. Out of the 649 nominations received this year, ChemImage was one of 11 companies nationwide that most exhibited: originality and innovation; a technological impact on the Soldier; immediate commercialization potential, and overall quality performance.

“We are honored that our real-time detection technology is being acknowledged as one of the best in research and development by the U.S. Army,” said Patrick Treado, Ph.D., Founder & Chief Technology Officer at ChemImage. “It underscores the importance of what we do and encourages us to keep moving forward.”

This real-time detection technology utilizes multiple sensor platforms combined with a set of algorithms and software to detect and analyze threat signatures, reducing a Soldier’s exposure to harm.

About ChemImage Corporation

ChemImage Corporation is a Pittsburgh based company committed to making the world healthier and safer through dramatic advancements in chemical imaging technology. The company combines proprietary, state-of-the-art imaging sensors, algorithms and analytical software to solve the world's most challenging health and safety issues.

ChemImage seeks to provide an Awareness of Things™ (AoT™) to a global audience, using the company's innovation platforms to provide people with unprecedented levels of vision, information and situational knowledge about their surroundings in their everyday lives. To accomplish this goal, the firm develops technologies for chemical and biological applications across many global industries; including life sciences, bio-medical, security, threat detection, anatomic pathology, forensics and diagnostics. 

For more information, contact ChemImage.