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Australian government funds will support commercialisation of test for COVID-19 patient management

SYDNEY-Thursday 3 September 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SpeeDx Pty. Ltd., a developer of innovative molecular diagnostic solutions, in partnership with researchers from Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District’s (NBMLHD) Nepean Hospital Intensive Care Unit were awarded funding through the MTPConnect Biomedical Translation Bridge (BTB) program. Funds will support the commercialisation of a respiratory virus host response test – a rapid-response assay to enhance current COVID-19 management activities and future viral pandemic preparedness.

SpeeDx are adapting the NBMLHD laboratory developed test that targets a key genetic marker that is uniquely expressed in response to respiratory virus infection, with levels of the marker correlated with disease progression.1,2 Utilising newly patented InSigniaTM technology that enhances the measurement ... Read more »

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Acquisition expands Ascend’s portfolio and production footprint

HOUSTON-Thursday 3 September 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As part of its global growth strategy, Ascend Performance Materials has completed its acquisition of Italian firms Poliblend and Esseti Plast. With this purchase, Ascend expands its portfolio into other engineered plastics, recycled resins and masterbatches.

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