From war to peace

In some cases, the largest business opportunity in biowarfare preparedness stems from the broader applications of a particular technology. The following is a list of selected technological hurdles for biowarfare preparedness and potential expanded applications.

Problem Solution Military use Other uses
Need for rapid and mobile detection systems Briefcase-sized, battery-operated closed systems that detect pathogens from sampling the air Use in detection vehicles to sample the area or carried by a soldier for contamination detection Environmental pathogen detection (ie: detect contaminated water), food purity testing