LightSense Technology and Carahsoft Partner to Bring “DrugDetect” to Government Agencies

TUSCON, Arizona and RESTON, Go., January 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — LightSense Technology, a pioneer in developing multispectroscopic solutions to solve major public health challenges — from the opioid crisis to the pandemic, food safety and quality assurance in various supply chains — and Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, today announced a partnership. Under the agreement, Carahsoft will serve as LightSense Technology’s Master Government Aggregator®, making its DrugDetect-M1 device for law enforcement available to the public sector through Carahsoft’s NASA Solutions for Procurement company-wide (SEWP) V and the National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA).

“We are delighted to partner with LightSense Technology on their innovative illicit drug detection solution for law enforcement and to help expand access to this beneficial product to the public sector,” said Lacey Wean, Director of sales who leads the LightSense team at Carahsoft. . “DrugDetect is compelling proof of the power of new light-based detection technologies, and we are pleased to be part of these efforts to improve the tools available to our customers and reseller partners.”

The DrugDetect platform provides an easy to use solution and offers high sensitivity with high levels of accuracy at an affordable price. This platform can help tackle the difficult opioid epidemic by providing a new tool for law enforcement to determine if a threat is present, allowing them to perform their jobs more efficiently and safely.

“We are excited to work with the experienced team at Carahsoft and its resellers to better reach government departments and agencies with our tools, to help address our country’s growing opioid epidemic and related issues,” pointed out Bruce Berkoff, CMO of LightSense Technology. “The DrugDetect platform is the first embodiment of our breakthrough spectroscopic techniques and technologies, and we couldn’t ask for a more experienced partner to help us introduce these products to government agencies around the world. United States.”

LightSense technology is available through Carahsoft’s SEWP V contracts NNG15SC03B and NNG15SC27B and NCPA contract NCPA01-86, and through the company’s reseller partners. For more information, contact Carahsoft’s LightSense team at (833) 221-5529 or [email protected].

About LightSense Technology, Inc.
LightSense has developed a breakthrough multi-spectral technology platform, such as the patented “Enhanced Photodetection Spectroscopy” (EPS), a novel radical spectroscopy architecture, for chemical, molecular and pathogen identification. Their advanced, high-sensitivity mini-spectrometer designs also enable new, lightweight, inexpensive handheld devices to support solutions such as for law enforcement, aquaculture, and beyond. These devices can solve critical analysis and detection problems in a wide range of major “public health” vertical markets, such as rapid detection of illicit drugs, rapid detection of viral/bacterial pathogens and surveillance of bacterial pathogens in various parts of the food supply. chain. For more information, visit or call 1-888-736-7349, #701. Designed/manufactured/calibrated in the United States

About Carahsoft
Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted government IT solutions provider®, supporting public sector organizations in federal, state and local government agencies and in the education and healthcare markets. As the main government aggregator® for our vendor partners, we provide solutions for cybersecurity, multicloud, DevSecOps, big data, artificial intelligence, open source, customer experience and more. Working with resellers, systems integrators, and consultants, our sales and marketing teams deliver industry-leading IT products, services, and training through hundreds of contract vehicles. Visit us at

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Media Contact:
Bruce Berkoff
LightSense CMO Technology
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1-888-736-7349 ext. 701

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