908 Devices Inc. is a Massachusetts-based company that specializes in the development and manufacturing of analytical devices for chemical and biomolecular analysis. The company was founded in 2012 by a group of researchers from the Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis at Northeastern University. They sought to create portable and easy-to-use devices that enable real-time chemical analysis in various industries.
908 Devices focuses on designing and producing handheld mass spectrometry (MS) devices, which are compact and allow for on-site analysis of chemical samples. These devices utilize high-pressure mass spectrometry (HPMS) technology, which enables rapid and sensitive analysis of complex mixtures. The company's products find applications in fields such as safety and security, life sciences, and chemical analysis.
908 Devices' main product is the M908™ handheld mass spectrometer. This device offers real-time, high-performance chemical analysis for a range of applications, including hazardous material detection, substance identification, and environmental monitoring. Its compact design and user-friendly interface make it accessible to non-experts, enabling faster decision-making and increased operational efficiency.
Looking towards the future, 908 Devices has ambitious plans for growth and innovation. The company aims to further expand its product offerings and capabilities to address the evolving needs of its customers. It intends to continue advancing its technology platform, exploring new applications, and developing partnerships with industry leaders. By staying at the forefront of analytical device development, 908 Devices aims to establish itself as a leading provider of portable mass spectrometry solutions.