Federal Government Announces Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry to Fight COVID-19, signing a letter of intent with Genomadix Bioscience to develop a rapid, molecular COVID-19 Test
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 Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced Canada’s plan to mobilize industry to fight COVID-19, which will create pathways to deploy resources to domestic manufacturers and businesses so they can help during this critical time.
This included signing a letter of intent with Genomadix Bioscience to provide funding for the production of their portable COVID-19 test.
According to Paul Lem, M.D. and CEO of Genomadix Bioscience, “We are developing a test to assist with the COVID-19 outbreak. The Genomadix Cube was designed to give fast and portable results, and it would be an ideal platform to assist in detecting COVID-19 to isolate cases and avoid the virus’ spread.”
Read the Prime Minister’s official press release here.
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