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Spartan’s COVID-19 Test: Swab Update

June 2nd, 2020

On May 1, 2020 Health Canada informed Spartan of challenges with our proprietary swab’s ability to collect a sufficient sample to conduct Spartan’s COVID-19 test. The same report confirmed the accuracy and analytical performance of Spartan’s test cartridg...

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The University of Ottawa Heart Institute Receives Funding for COVID-19 Research Using Spartan’s Test

May 25th, 2020

Ottawa-Spartan Bioscience is excited to announce our collaboration with the University of Ottawa Heart Institute’s research into point-of-care testing for COVID-19 has received support from the Government of Ontario. Premier Doug Ford made the announcemen...

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Update statement: May 3, 2020

May 3rd, 2020

Ottawa- Spartan was first advised on May 1st by Health Canada of the National Microbiology Laboratory's (NML) concerns regarding the efficacy of the proprietary swab for Spartan's COVID-19 testing product. The same report indicated no concerns regarding t...

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HydroChem partners with Spartan Bioscience to bring the world’s first on-site, molecular Legionella test to Australia

April 22nd, 2020

Ottawa– HydroChem and Spartan Bioscience are collaborating on client trials in order to bring rapid, on-site molecular Legionella testing to their markets with the intent of becoming the exclusive distributor of the technology in Australia. “HydroChem is...

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Spartan Bioscience and SUEZ partner for delivery of the world’s first on-site Legionella molecular (DNA) test

April 20th, 2020

Ottawa- Spartan Bioscience, a world leader in DNA diagnostics, and SUEZ’s Water Technologies and Solutions (“SUEZ”), the company’s global business unit with expertise and global capabilities to help solve the world’s toughest water, wastewater and process...

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