Universal Biosensors receives $7.5M under the R&D Tax Incentive

Universal Biosensors (ASX:UBI) today announced it has received $7.5M in cash under the R&D Tax Incentive for the 2016 financial year.

The R&D Tax Incentive is an Australian Government program developed to assist eligible businesses recover some of the costs of undertaking research and development. Under this program companies receive cash refunds for 45% of eligible expenditure on research and development.

Mr. Rick Legleiter
Mr. Salesh Balak
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About Universal Biosensors

Universal Biosensors is a specialist medical diagnostics company, founded in 2001, that is focused on the development, manufacture and commercialisation of a range of in vitro diagnostic tests for point-of-care use. These tests capitalise on a technology platform which uses a novel electrochemical cell that can be adapted for multiple analytes and provide for enhanced measurements in whole blood.

For additional information regarding Universal Biosensors, refer to: http://www.universalbiosensors.com

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