Lynntech Inc, acquired in 2007 by Astin Partners, provides scientific research and technology development services for aerospace, defense, and human health sectors. The company focuses on life sciences, energy and power, cyber-physical systems, materials science, and industrial science areas. It offers life sciences research in focus technologies, including biothreat detection, micro-fluidic systems, protein discovery, nano-brushes, biofilm attenuation, and genome sequencing. The company develops and manufactures energy and power components and fuel cell systems for applications in aerial, undersea, and land vehicles, as well as stationary and portable power systems. It also provides high-speed film defect detection, real-time aerostat structural integrity monitoring, perimeter threat detection, and maritime search and rescue solutions; materials science research that focuses on extended life conversion coatings, biocompatible structures, functionalized substrates, biochemical sensing, and colorimetric fabrics for chemical detection, and the development of dielectric nanomaterials for capacitors. In addition, the company develops and engineers technologies and solutions for improving industrial processes in commercial and defense platforms; and specializes in nanomaterials synthesis, including polymer nano-composites, infrared transparent materials, and ion exchance materials, as well as advanced materials and technologies for flow separation control in aerodynamic platforms.