Patents Awarded to InnovaPrep for Surface Extraction Technologies

Posted Mar 26 2014 by with 0 Comments

March 25, 2014 InnovaPrep LLC is pleased to announce two new patent awards applying to the company’s biological surface extraction technologies, currently commercialized within the Backpack Surface Extractor (BSE).

The BSE is a sampling instrument that efficiently recovers bacteria, viruses, DNA, toxins, protozoa, or other particles of interest from two and three dimensional surfaces. The systems were developed for sampling and recovery of biological contaminants of special importance to the military, first responders, outbreak investigators, and food safety and medical facility monitors.

U.S. Patent Application No. 12/814,972, entitled “A Surface Sampler for Biological Particles”, was issued March 25, 2014 as U.S. Patent No. 8677839. This patent is owned by InnovaPrep and applies specifically to the commercial model Backpack Surface Extractor and derivative commercial surface samplers. Continue…

InnovaPrep Air Samplers now available on GSA

Posted Mar 6 2014 by with 0 Comments

The ACD-200 Bobcat Air Sampler and SpinCon II Advanced Air Sampler are now available on GSA Advantage



New Product: InnovaPrep Large Volume Concentrator (LVC)

Posted Feb 17 2014 by with 0 Comments

InnovaPrep has recently developed a new field kit for concentrating bacteria and viruses from large liquid volumes up to 20+ liters very rapidly. This kit works much like InnovaPrep’s automated concentration instruments which use membrane filtration and a patented wet foam elution technology to rapidly concentrate micro organisms including viruses and bacteria into a very small final volume of clean buffer fluid for rapid detection. It can be used with existing head pressure or a basic pump – no other device is needed. .  The final concentrate results to a volume of about 50 mL.  In preliminary testing it processed samples at about 1 liter per minute. Read more