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Dynaxion, a start-up from Eindhoven, helps America to tackle the drug problem. Dynaxion, supported by HighTechXL and the Eindhoven Startup Alliance, has been chosen to take part in the Opioid Detection Challenge. Five U.S. agencies including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Postal Inspection issued the Opioid Detection Challenge. This competition is a collaborative effort to solve America’s opioid crisis. Officials know that much of the drug traffic flows through the mail service. The goal of the Opioid Detection Challenge is to fund promising solutions for accurate, non-intrusive detection tools that will help find illicit opioids in international mail. The total prize pool for the companies that can develop the technology to better detect illegal drugs is $1.55 million.

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Author profile picture Olga Koltsova is a writer. She is fascinated by the innovative power of Eindhoven, the revolutionary technologies and the unique multicultural society.