We produce high-quality gold nanorod products for diagnostic tests & medical treatment applications

Sona's unique gold nanorods will power the next generation of lateral flow diagnostics

Lateral Flow Diagnostic Applications

Food & Beverage

Medical Diagnostics

Environmental Testing

Consumer Heath & Pharmaceuticals

Drugs of Abuse

Military

Animal
Diagnostics

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Lateral flow tests powered by Sona’s unique gold nanorods can give results within minutes.

Sona’s multi-coloured gold nanorods allow for multiple test lines per unit, with easy-to-read results  from one small sample. 

Advantages of Sona's Nanorod Technology

• Allows one test to detect multiple conditions

• Allows one test to maximize use from a small sample

• Allows one test to detect multiple analyses for specific conditions

• Individual, distinct colours for quantification measurement

• Generates amplified visual signals for simpler interpretation

• Generates increased sensitivity, specificity & time to results

• Sona nanorods have a longer shelf life and resistance to hot temperatures than current technology

• Non toxic - CTAB free

Comprehensive suite of products and services for multiple applications

• Gold nanorods
• Custom conjugation
• Lateral flow test development
• Lateral flow test production

• Point of care diagnostics
• Drug delivery
• Photothermal therapy
• Cell imaging

What industry has to say about our unique gold nanorods

   “I am very optimistic about the future of Sona; the gold nanorods they make are very versatile, with huge application potential in various fields.”

Dr Shine Xu Zhang

Industrial research chair in  applied nanotechnology 

 Cape Breton University

  “Gold nanorods that have been synthesized and stabilized without CTAB are obviously a safer alternative. The fact that such a particle is commercially available today is astonishing. This could be a very important step forward for a number of promising clinical methods.”

Dr Catherine J. Murphy

Gold nanorod pioneer, professor of chemistry, Department of Chemistry

University of Illinois

   “Hydrosense and Sona are the perfect fit; with our innovative and reliable solutions and Sona’s unique gold nanorods, I am certain we can develop something special together.” 

Dr Richard Campbell

Technical director of Hydrosense, a Scotland-based rapid water testing company

Latest News

SONA NANOTECH GRANTS OPTIONS

January 21, 2019 – Halifax, Canada – Sona Nanotech Inc. (CSE: SONA) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has granted 1,410,000 incentive stock options under the Company’s Stock Option Plan (“Option Plan”) of which 850,000 have been granted to Directors and Officers.    Each option is exercisable into one common share at a price of $0.35 per share and will vest at the rate of 25% every six months.  The options will expire five years from the date of grant.  All other terms and conditions of the options are in accordance with the terms of the Company’s Stock

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Latest Blog Post

Sona employee named on cancer research paper

Sona’s business development manager Anindita Gupta is now a named author on a scientific research paper. During her Master’s Degree in Biological Sciences at the University of Delaware, as part of her Master’s thesis work, Anu studied the role of retinoic acid (RA) signaling molecules in colorectal cancer progression.  Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly occurring cancer in men and the second most commonly occurring cancer in women. There were over 1.8 million new cases in 2018. A team of researchers led by Dr. Bruce Boman, carried forward the research after Anu’s graduation to further the study of RA signaling in normal and malignant colonic stem cells. It

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