Author Archives: Darren Evans

Sona Nanotech Inc. Signs Agreement to Develop Innovative New Point of Care Tests for Infectious Diseases

Halifax, Nova Scotia–(Newsfile Corp. – March 12, 2019) – Sona Nanotech Inc. (CSE: SONA) has signed a collaboration agreement with a UK medical diagnostics company to develop new highly sensitive point of care diagnostic tests for infectious diseases. OLM Diagnostics, … Read More

Sona Nanotech and Dr Kulbir Singh praised in Parliament

The achievements of Sona Nanotech and one of its founders, Dr Kulbir Singh, have been highlighted in the Parliament of Canada. Mary Coyle, a Senator representing Nova Scotia, spoke about our work as part of a statement she recently made … Read More

Sona Nanotech Announces Collaboration with Leading Diagnostic Company to Improve Performance of Foodborne Pathogen Tests

Halifax, Nova Scotia–(Newsfile Corp. – March 7, 2019) – Sona Nanotech Inc. (CSE: SONA) today announced a collaboration with global diagnostics solutions provider Romer Labs to improve performance in their RapidChek® SELECT™ pathogen test kits. With over 30 years of … Read More

Going with the flow: an old technology with plenty of potential

The origins of lateral flow technology go all the way back to the 1960s and the discovery of the antibody-antigen immunoassay reaction combined with thin layer chromatography (TLC). But the technology as we know it today was first properly developed in … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

Sona Nanotech Inc. Announces Collaboration with Anteo Technologies

Innovative companies combine technologies to speed up lateral flow assay development time Halifax, Nova Scotia–(Newsfile Corp. – January 16, 2019) – Sona Nanotech Inc. (CSE: SONA) today announced a collaboration with Australia-based nanotech company Anteo Technologies Pty Ltd to speed … Read More

Sona’s new laboratory and how it will impact us

By Kulbir Singh This month, Sona’s dream of having its own independent laboratory facility was finally realized. Until now we had operated out of laboratory space at the University of St. Francis Xavier in Antigonish, where the company was founded … Read More

Nova Scotia life sciences firm opens new Halifax lab after rapid growth

Sona Nanotech Inc., an innovative Nova Scotian life sciences company, has opened new laboratory facilities in Halifax after a year of rapid growth. The company manufactures unique gold nanoparticles shaped like rods for use in diagnostic tests and other healthcare … Read More

NanoAtlantic: The start of a nanotech cluster in Atlantic Canada?

This week our Chief Technical Officer Kulbir Singh attended the NanoAtlantic Academic-Industry Workshop at Dalhousie University, where he gave a presentation on Sona’s technology. It was my great pleasure to meet local experts in nanotechnology and to speak about our … Read More