UDT Forms Agreement With U.S. Dept. of Commerce's for Promotion of Anthrax Detector

LOS ANGELES -- Universal Detection Technology announced that it has entered into an agreement with the US Commercial Service to present BSM-2000 with the aim of promoting the export of UDTT's spore monitors used for detection of bio-terrorism agents, such as anthrax, in the air.

According to the Participation Agreement with the Commercial Service, the US Commercial Service Staff will facilitate meetings with prospective sales representatives, strategic business partners, and intermediaries with overseas distribution channels. Part of the US Department of Commerce, the Commercial Office assists US companies in finding new international business partners in the worldwide markets. The Commercial Service is working with UDTT's management to promote the company's spore detectors used for anthrax detection, in new markets around the globe.

"We are happy to work with post 911 companies like UDT that have emerged in the new security conscious environment and have stepped up to deal with bioterrorism threats worldwide. Since 2002, we have been working with UDT to help devise a plan to promote their product throughout Europe utilizing USFCS trade facilitation, promotion programs and services to research the security industry overseas and identify target markets that fit with UDT's global strategy. Our hope is that more technology firms follow UDT's lead and success in partnering with JPL to utilize their R&D facilities and JPL experts to introduce lifesaving technologies to the international Market," said Mr. Tony Ceballos, International Trade Specialist at the US Commercial Service in Los Angeles.

"We are excited about the added value that partnering with organizations such as the US Commercial Service can bring to UDTT in our efforts to distribute the BSM-2000 in foreign markets," said Nima Montazeri, UDTT's Vice President of Strategic Development. "We have worked with the US Department of Commerce in the past and believe its service to be exceptional and effective in targeting the right audience for our product in various markets overseas," he added.