Spartan filed for creditor protection and laid off two-thirds of its 90 employees after facing continued questions about the reliability of its COVID-detecting lab-in-a-box.
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Local biotech firm's groundbreaking platform is used by medical researchers around the world to create 3D images of hearts, knees and other body parts.
Ottawa biotech firm says it is restructuring in the wake of a “higher-than-expected level of inconclusive results” from its rapid COVID-19 testing device.
Ottawa biotech firm predicts revenues will top $200 million this year – and only rise from there.
Ottawa company says it plans to begin shipping the device “immediately” to federal and provincial governments as well as commercial customers.
After facing months of delays, Ottawa biotech firm is hoping its rapid testing device is poised to clear the final hurdle before it can go to market.
Chief executive Roger Eacock says rapid COVID-19 tests are poised to make local biotech company a force on the 'international stage.'
Company says it hopes to get Health Canada’s approval to market the test “in the coming weeks.”
Ottawa firm says it has applied to Health Canada to begin clinical trials on a fix for its rapid COVID-19 testing device after the agency had concerns about the test’s effectiveness.
Ottawa biotech firm voluntarily recalled test in May after federal regulatory agency expressed concern about its effectiveness.