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By Dean Koh 04:15 am October 22, 2020
Founded in Singapore in September 2019, Breathonix Pte Ltd, a spin-off company from the National University of Singapore (NUS), has developed an easy-to-use breath test to detect COVID-19 within a minute. The company develops non-invasive breath tests for disease detection. Breathonix was founded by two NUS graduates, Dr Jia Zhunan and Mr Du Fang, and is supported by the NUS Graduate Research...

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By Dean Koh 02:18 am February 6, 2020
A group of researchers led by Assistant Professor Shao Huilin at the Institute for Health Innovation & Technology (iHealthtech) located at the National University of Singapore (NUS) is working on the development of a rapid Wuhan novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) detection kit, based on the enVision technology platform which they invented in 2018. HOW IT WORKS Traditional polymerase chain reaction...
By Dean Koh 03:28 am July 2, 2019
The National Research Foundation (NRF) Singapore, a department under the Prime Minister’s Office, announced that it will set up a national Health Technologies Consortium (HealthTEC) to facilitate companies to translate research outcomes into products and services that can improve the health and wellness of individuals. The NRF sets the national direction for research, innovation and enterprise (...