University of Akron professor developing opioid detecting glove for first responders

A University of Akron professor has been awarded $200,000 to help develop a glove that would detect the presence of an opioid to help protect police officers and first responders from harmful exposure.

Abraham Joy a polymer science professor at the University of Akron, received the $200,000 prize as part of an Opioid Technology Challenge from the state of Ohio’s Third Frontier Commission.

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Story excerpt provided by WKYC.

Written by Amani Abraham.

Originally published September 19, 2018.

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