SOURCE: Universal Detection Technology

September 23, 2009 16:20 ET

Universal Detection Technology Enters Agreement for Distribution of Biological Weapon Detection Equipment in Germany and Austria

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - September 23, 2009) - Universal Detection Technology ( (OTCBB: UNDT), a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies to protect people from bioterrorism and other infectious health threats and provider of counter-terrorism consulting and training services, announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Donges Systemlieferant.

Under the new agreement, Donges Systemlieferant will market and distribute Universal Detection Technology's Bio-Weapon Detection Systems to government and private sector users in Germany and Austria.

"This distribution agreement is a continuation of our efforts to expand our presence globally and to place our detection equipment in the hands of first responders around the world," said Jacques Tizabi, CEO of Universal Detection Technology. "UNDT's Bio-Weapon Detection Systems are being used right now by government agencies, defense contractors and first responders on the front lines of areas that experience bioterrorism everyday, both domestically and internationally."

Donges Systemlieferant is a provider of a variety of equipment serving the German and Austrian Federal and Local governments with over 100 years of experience. The Company shall distribute UNDT's five agent handheld biodetection kits, which recently received certification by the Department of Homeland Security under the SAFETY Act.

This week Universal Detection Technology has showcased its TS-10-5 five-agent detection kits at ASIS International 2009 (booth #375) in Anaheim, California. Participants witnessed live and taped demonstrations of the biodetection kits.

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About Universal Detection Technology

Universal Detection Technology is a developer of monitoring technologies, including bioterrorism detection devices. The company on its own and with development partners is positioned to capitalize on opportunities related to Homeland Security. For example, Universal Detection Technology, in cooperation with NASA, has developed a bacterial spore detector that detects certain biohazard substances. The company is also a reseller of handheld assays used for detection of five bioterrorism agents, radiation detection systems and antimicrobial products.

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