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Appointments at Izon Science support international growth

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New appointments at Izon Science support international growth

CHRISTCHURCH , New Zealand , 20 March 2012 – Leading nanotechnology instrument manufacturer Izon Science today announced appointments in the United States , United Kingdom and New Zealand to support their expanding client base in 30 countries.

Kris Bolen has been appointed as Director of Americas and will be based in the Massachusetts office. Kris has a background in sales of high-tech precision instruments for research including surface, material and bio-science, drug development and diagnostic applications.

Dr. Cara Williams has been appointed as a technical sales and support scientist and will be based in the Oxford , UK office. Cara holds a doctorate from the University of Warwick , and has extensive knowledge of a wide range of analytical techniques related to particle science.

Dr. Mikkel Schøler also joins the Izon production team in Christchurch as an engineering scientist. Mikkel will assist with scale-up in production to meet growing customer needs.

Hans van der Voorn, Executive Chairman of Izon Science says, “We’re really pleased to welcome such great talent to our team. As we continue to grow we’re very focused on building capability in all of our offices so we can better serve the needs of our customers.”

New Zealand-headquartered Izon Science is the developer of the portable qNano and qViro instruments with unique size-tunable nanopores. The multi-parameter instruments offer significant accuracy and reliability improvements over previously available techniques and are advancing research in a number of fields including nanomedicine, hematology, gene therapy, and vaccine development.

For more information on Izon Science see

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About Izon Science:

Izon Science has developed the world’s first nanopore based measurement system available for general use. Izon’s instruments are used for precise measurement and analysis of individual particles across a wide range of scientific fields including, nanomedicine, vaccinology, gene therapy and hematology. Izon originated in New Zealand and now sells its products in 30 countries. It has its European headquarters in Oxford , UK and US headquarters in Cambridge , MA .

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