Company Profile

Axon Instruments Inc
Profile last edited on: 7/8/14      CAGE: 0WMR5      UEI:

Business Identifier: Novel devices and software for drug discovery. Cell-Based Screening: cell-based pharmaceutical screening using high-resolution fluorescence imaging and electrophysiology (patch and voltage clamp) Microarray Analysis
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Location Information

3280 Whipple Road
Union City, CA 94587
   (510) 675-6200
Location: Single
Congr. District: 15
County: Alameda

Public Profile

In March 2004, Axon Instruments was acquired by Molecular Devices, itslef an SBIR involved firm. Axon Instruments, Inc., a California incorporated company, trading on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) under the symbol AXN. Axon Instruments, Inc. was founded to design, manufacture and market instrumentation and software for cellular neurosciences and biophysical research. Today, the company is in low-noise signal amplification instruments and related data acquisition and analysis products for cellular neuroscience. The firm's Axoclamp and Axopatch series microelectrode amplifiers and Digidata series analog-to-digital conversion systems have the lowest instrumentation noise of any competing products. Their MultiClamp microelectrode amplifier incorporates more powerful features than any other amplifier available, all made accessible by an automated user interface. Axon manufacture video microscopy hardware and software for the life sciences. Products support image acquisition, processing and analysis, and feature high-precision device control for cellular flourescence imaging. Systems integrator for complete imaging systems - functional genomics and high-throughput screening (HTS)

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Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount
1986 1 NIH $50,000
Project Title: A high performance patch clamp

Key People / Management

  Alan S Finkel -- President

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