Small Canadian company finds U.S. partners through The Security Network

Dr. Robert McFadden, a scientist and veteran of radiation safety in Canada, and his partner Chris Clarke have spent the last several years convincing the anti-terrorism community that small, gray “tubes” connected to a gray metal box can help prevent a major terrorist attack.

Although the mailbox-sized device and sensors look nondescript, the technology is world-class and can be deployed as a system to detect a “dirty” bomb in an airport, a harbor, a train station or over any large area, and alert security responders to a threat in near real time.

The need for this type of device was brought into sharp focus following the attacks on the London Underground and bombings on trains in Madrid, Spain. Had a dirty bomb — an explosive device that disperses harmful amounts of radiation — been the weapon of destruction, the severity of each attack would have been exponentially more devastating and the cleanup far more expensive and time consuming.
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UK Radiation Sensor Connects with Multiple New Sales Partners

In 2007, San Diego-based ROV maker SeaBotix met UK radiation sensor maker Radiation Watch at the 4th annual The Security Summit. In the summer of 2008, SeaBotix sold an ROV with Radiation Watch sensors to the Beijing police for use at the Beijing Olympics. Additional sales are pending.
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The Security Network helps Australian innovators access U.S. market and partners

The Security Network has a close working relationship with the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade), which “assists Australian companies to establish and expand their business across the globe,” according to Barbara Adams, district manager for Austrade – San Diego. “We need to have an intimate knowledge of the industry, including the best organizations and venues, that offer our Australian companies the greatest chance of creating successful business engagements.”
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