SOURCE: Universal Detection Technology

November 12, 2010 05:00 ET

Universal Detection Technology Joins NineSigma Network of Open Innovation Providers Concentrating on the CBRN Detection Field

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - November 12, 2010) - Universal Detection Technology (www.udetection.com) (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, reported today that it has joined the NineSigma network of open innovation providers. Joining the network is part of the UNDT's new marketing effort given the worldwide rise in CBRN threats.

NineSigma (www.ninesigma.com) is the most experienced and advanced Open Innovation service provider in the world. Founded in 2000, NineSigma has been offering open innovation solutions long before it was an accepted management practice. NineSigma is responsible for a large part of how open innovation is practiced today, and continues to evolve its services and organization to ensure that your organization will be prepared to move to the next level of open innovation capability, regardless of where you are today.

NineSigma engages companies across all industry sectors with the global innovation community, and enables their organizations to leverage the open innovation network of external resources to solve immediate challenges, fill product pipelines and integrate new knowledge and capabilities into their organizations. NineSigma's partners include GE, Colgate-Palmolive and several Fortune 500 pharmaceutical firms.

Universal Detection Technology is a developer and provider of biological weapon detection equipment to first responders and private industries throughout the country. The Company's bio-detection equipment includes the 5 agent bio-detection kit certified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and has been evaluated by the U.S. DoD as well as the United Kingdom military.

"Joining the NineSigma network allows us to leverage our expertise in the CBRN detection field by providing detection solutions to companies," said Jacques Tizabi, CEO of Universal Detection Technology. "We also plan to tap NineSigma's vast network to expand our capabilities in the CBRN detection field," continued Tizabi.

For more information, please visit www.udetection.com or email info@udetection.com.

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, the Company 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. For more information, please visit www.udetection.com

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