NORWOOD, MA-Admet Inc., a provider of integrated materials testing systems, is celebrating 20 years in business by offering a free, turnkey biomedical or biomaterials testing system valued at up to $30,000 to a company or university operating in the United States.

The deadline for applications is June 30, 2009.

The applicant must be the project director of an active, ongoing research or testing project with defined objectives in the biomedical field. Each applicant must complete all of the required information and describe how the equipment will be used to further the project findings. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All fully completed applications will be judged by a committee by July 24, 2009. The recipient organization will be notified at that time.

The application is available for download on Admet’s Web site,

The materials testing system awarded through this program will include one of Admet's eXpert single- or dual-column 560x, 760x or 261x tabletop universal testing machines, Micro-eP palm-sized tester or DForce Dynamic test system as appropriate for the described project. The system will be equipped with Admet's PC-based materials testing system, MTESTQuattro, and include the necessary grips and fixtures for the planned application.