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UNIVERSAL SENSORS APPOINTS NEW CEO


NEWS RELEASE

21 August 2007

UNIVERSAL SENSORS APPOINTS NEW CEO

Universal Sensors Ltd, the leading developer and manufacturer of high performance biosensors, has announced the appointment of Dr Graham Cooley as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.

Prior to joining Universal Sensors, Graham was CEO of Metalysis Ltd, and before that CEO of Antenova Ltd. Graham spent 14 years in the power industry and was Business Development Manager for National Power PLC and International Power PLC.

He said, ‘At Universal Sensors we’re about to move into commercial operation with our new and really exciting technology. Joining the company at such a significant stage in its development is a great opportunity and a challenge I relish. By building upon the significant achievements of our highly talented staff and developing our market relationships, I intend to drive forward the company’s global development to the stage where it is the market leader’.

David Willetts Chairman of Universal Sensors said ‘We are delighted to have Graham join Universal Sensors at this pivotal moment for the company. With our technology proven and our first international joint ventures in place the company is ready for significant development.’

Universal Sensors, based near Cambridge, is contracted to Sensortec Limited for the development and commercialisation of the Sensortec IP for use in the environmental testing and food quality assurance sectors. A project has also been undertaken to develop a multianalyte POU system for the clinical and veterinary diagnostics market.

ENDS

Further information:
Dr Graham Cooley, Universal Sensors Ltd,
+44 (0)1799 531144, Graham.Cooley@universalsensors.co.uk

Media enquiries:
Jane Heeney, Elements PR,
tel +44 (0)1223 421605 info@elementspr.co.uk
Photos available on request

Notes to editors

Universal Sensors is contracted to Sensortec, a Jersey based company, to develop its IP in a simple, highly sensitive, robust and flexible electrochemical biosensor technology, which can operate in complex environments. Universal Sensors Ltd in Cambridge is working on an integrated potentiometric immunosensor platform for contaminants, toxins and disease markers. The technology will enable diagnostics in a range of sectors including environmental food quality assurance, medical, veterinary and analytical laboratories.

Sensortec also own a food, feed, grain and soil testing laboratory, NRM/Sciantec, which routinely provides comprehensive analysis for a number of sectors, including agriculture, horticulture, environment & waste, forestry, construction, amenity and sports turf companies.


Universal Sensors Ltd, Abbey Barns, Duxford Rd, Ickleton, Cambridge, CB10 1SX, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1799 531 144 FAX: +44 (0)1799 531 174
www.universalsensors.co.uk

Sensortec Ltd, Nautilus House, La Cour Des Casernes, St. Helier, Jersey, JE1 3NH
Tel: +44 (0)1799 531 144 FAX: +44 (0)1799 531 174
www.sensortec.uk.com


Publisher Contact Information:

Universal Sensors
+44 (0)1799 531144,
Graham.Cooley@universalsensors.co.uk

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