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Focus Biomedical

Focus Biomedical is making blood and cell sample prep cheaper, faster and reducing waste with our patented passive cell focusing technology.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Santa Fe, NM, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2011
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

Founded in November 2011, Focus Biomedical, LLC. is a high-technology firm specializing in the research, development, and commercialization of passive particle and cell focusing technologies for use in laboratories and clinics. Our patented principle technology utilizes passive, portable focusing techniques for cell or blood sample preparation for use by medical laboratories, research facilities, and military field clinics around the world.


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    Edward J Witas

    Mr. Witas is a practicing attorney specializing in general corporate and litigation matters, while simultaneously serving in an executive management position for a large not-for-profit corporation. He has extensive business management experience, and has personally been involved in the startup, development, and management of a variety of small businesses

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    Robert Applegate

    Dr. Applegate holds a PhD in Applied Physics and has completed postdoctoral appointments in the Center for Biomedical Engineering at the University of New Mexico, and the National Flow Cytometry Resource within the Bioscience Division of the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Dr. Applegate has worked with many biotechnology companies, as a founder of Rio Grande Cytometry and Sorting, LLC, and as a research scientist at Acoustic Biosystems, Inc.


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    Milton S. Gerstein