Graphene-enhanced COVID-19 sensor detects virus in seconds: Page 2 of 2

July 30, 2020 //By Rich Pell
Graphene-enhanced COVID-19 sensor detects virus in seconds
Graphene nanomaterials technology company Graphene Leaders Canada (GLC) together with subsidiary GLC Medical (GLCM) have announced the development of a graphene-enhanced sensor for use in their point-of-care COVID-19 Rapid Test that delivers accurate and reliable results in seconds.
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"The success of this development offers the world a solution for COVID-19," says Donna Mandau, President & CEO for GLC-GLCM, "and as our graphene is tailorable, we can offer a fast solution to future virus' in rapid modification of our graphene which will ensure we do not relive the major economic shutdown as experienced with COVID-19. The inspiration for all of us at GLC-GLCM is to offer our graphene solutions for People and Planet. This rapid test brings family and friends together for times of joy free from fear of COVID-19. This test also brings family together in those times that we need to say good-bye to a loved one. No one should have to die alone again."

Its rapid test, says the company, is an "at the door" technology that is perfect before boarding a plane, or entering a venue for a concert or sporting event, as it delivers instant results for regaining confidences to help "bring us back to our 'normal' before the pandemic."

The company says it is advancing discussions with manufacturers and governments in several countries in order to facilitate production protocols reflective of their country's government regulatory compliance requirements. GLCM expects to benefit from expedited regulatory and clinical-testing requirements as announced by several regulatory agencies including Health Canada and the United States' FDA.

"The study of 2D materials has been encased in academia for 15 years." says Deacon. "Our team at GLC-GLCM believes that nanotechnology regarding 2D materials is critical to future technology and innovation, with graphene at the forefront."

Graphene Leaders Canada

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