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Spartan Concludes Covid-19 Test Fix; Prepares for Re-Submission to Health Canada

August 13th, 2020

Spartan Bioscience has developed a fix to our COVID-19 test and is preparing for re-submission to Health Canada. The delay has allowed us to incorporate the latest information on COVID-19 and conclude 12 weeks of intense work where we tested approximately...

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Spartan Bioscience Expands Executive Team

June 12th, 2020

Ottawa-Spartan Bioscience is pleased to announce the expansion of its executive team to provide critical leadership for the company’s recent rapid growth, as well as its focus on supporting Canada’s response to COVID-19. Patrick (Pat) J. Mallon, a member...

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Spartan’s COVID-19 Test: Swab Update

June 2nd, 2020

Ottawa-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 c...

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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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