CeeTox Inc. has been recognized as the Small Business Government Contractor of the Year by the Kalamazoo Regional Chamber of Congress. The award, which is sponsored by Stryker Corp., will be presented at the chamber’s annual Community Awards event on March 22, 2011, at Western Michigan University’s Richmond Center for the Visual Arts.
CeeTox is a contract research organization focused on in vitro toxicity and safety screening of new products including drug candidates, cosmetics, personal care products, agricultural chemicals and household chemicals. The company is also a past finalist for the Cosmetics & Toiletries International Technology Awards.
The Small Business Government Contractor of the Year award is presented to a business that works closely with the Southwest Michigan Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and is committed to pursuing and winning government contracts. CeeTox began working with PTAC in 2003 during its initial start-up phase. Since that time, CeeTox has been awarded significant government contracts from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health Chemical Genomics Center (NCGC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).