at-home COVID-19 testing

By  Dave Muoio 12:12 pm December 3, 2020
Everlywell, a digital consumer platform for ordering and viewing lab tests from home, has closed an oversubscribed $175 million Series D funding round, the Austin, Texas-based company announced this morning. The raise brought in a slew of new investors hailing from BlackRock, the Chernin Group, Foresite Capital, Greenspring Associates, Lux Capital, Morningside Ventures and Portfolia. It also saw...
Technology Partnership Plc (TTP), CoTest, COVID-19

Credit: Technology Partnership Plc (TTP) CoTest device 

By  Sara Mageit 09:23 am November 24, 2020
UK-based independent technology and product development company, the Technology Partnership Plc (TTP), is seeking partnerships for CoTest, a new pooled screening technology for COVID-19. The technology can be used in any location, to screen up to 40 people at once for the virus, with results available in 30 minutes. WHY IT MATTERS CoTest enables screening of large groups, such as school classes...
The Lucira COVID-19 All-in-One Test Kit and its packaging
By  Dave Muoio 12:29 pm November 18, 2020
Yesterday afternoon, the U.S. FDA issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to a COVID-19 molecular diagnostic test that provides individuals with a result within 30 minutes, in the comfort of their home. As opposed to currently available at-home testing products, which have patients self-collect a nasal swab sample and ship it for processing in a lab, the Lucira COVID-19 All-in-One Test Kit...