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Alberta Health Services signs $9.5-million contract with Spartan Bioscience for COVID-19 tests

April 2nd, 2020

Albertans will soon have faster, more convenient access to COVID-19 testing through a new partnership between Alberta Health Services (AHS) and Spartan Bioscience. Spartan Bioscience is developing an innovative handheld, rapid-testing device for COVID-19...

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Ontario ramps up COVID-19 testing by purchasing over 900,000 testing kits from Ottawa’s Spartan Bioscience

April 2nd, 2020

Ottawa- On March 30th, 2020, Ontario had their largest single-day increase of 351 new COVID-19 cases. In conjunction with other provinces, the Ontario government changed the priority of who gets tested. This means that the only people being tested are fro...

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Federal Government announces official $74 million partnership with Ottawa’s Spartan Bioscience, to quickly ramp manufacturing and production facilities

April 2nd, 2020

Ottawa- As of March 31st, 2020, the Government of Canada is investing $2 billion to support diagnostic testing and the manufacturing of critical health supplies. Recognizing incredible potential, Trudeau announced Spartan Bioscience as one of three Canadi...

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Federal Government Announces Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry to Fight COVID-19, signing a letter of intent with Spartan Bioscience to develop a rapid, molecular COVID-19 Test

April 2nd, 2020

Ottawa- The COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve rapidly, and the Canadian government announced that it is mobilizing Canadian businesses and manufacturers to help fight the spread of the virus and protect the health and safety of all Canadians. Prime M...

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Spartan Bioscience investigating ways to use their rapid, on-site DNA testing technology to help with the COVID-19 outbreak

March 20th, 2020

Spartan Bioscience, a Canadian biotechnology company and world leader in on-demand DNA testing(1), has developed a rapid, sample-to-result DNA testing platform that is designed for in-field diagnostic testing. Spartan’s technology has regulatory approvals...

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