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Owlstone Inc.

Owlstone Inc.

A company that designs and manufactures technology to detect chemicals via smell. It was founded in 2005 and is located in Westport, Connecticut.

Owlstone Inc. is a Connecticut-based technology company that creates chemical-sensing products and solutions.The products and solutions can be utilized in industrial industries such as oil and gas, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, and water analysis. They can also be used in the defense industry for detection of chemical warfare agents, toxic industrial chemicals, explosives, and narcotics.

Product

The core technology of the company's products is ion mobility spectrometry, which separates and detects which chemicals are in the testing context. Owlstone Inc. has products that can be used specifically for the industrial or defense markets. For the industrial market, there are three products available: Gen-Sys Products, Lonestar, and OwlSens-T, the last of which detects toxic industrial chemicals and volatile organic chemicals.

Owlstone Inc.'s products for the defense market include the OwlSens-C and the Next Generation Chemical Detector, the former of which can detect chemical warfare agents and high-threat toxic industrial chemicals.

Timeline

May 2015
Owlstone Inc. raises a $679,000 seed round.
April 2013
Owlstone Inc. raises a $600,000 seed round.
2005
Owlstone Inc. was founded by David Ruiz Alonso and Dr. Andrew Koehl.

Funding rounds

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Bret Bader

CEO and Director

David Ruiz-Alonso

Co-Founder and Non-Executive Director

Dr. Andrew Koehl

Co-Founder and General Manager-Internet of Things

Thomas P. Finn

CFO

Further reading

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Owlstone FAIMS Chip

April 8, 2009

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