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ATRP wins $2.6M grant to improve cosmetics technology

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Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

ATRP Solutions Inc. said it won $2.6 million in federal grants to help it commercialize technology that could make it less expensive and easier to make cosmetics, shampoo and other personal care products.

ATRP Solutions, based in Harmar, received two Small Business Innovation Research grants for its work on Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization technology, which was developed at Carnegie Mellon University.

The company has received $1.1 million of the total award.

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