Author Archives: Darren Evans

Why Google Dataset Search will be a gamechanger for companies like Sona

  As a science company whose commercial model is built on collaboration, data plays a big part in our business. For example, when we assess a business case for a potential collaboration there’s often due diligence to be done not … Read More

Why Halifax is such a great place for life science startups

Among the many positive headlines, facts and figures about Halifax contained in the latest edition of the Halifax Index is a particular statistic that caught my attention. New research by the Halifax Partnership has revealed that the majority of funds raised … Read More

A year at Sona Nanotech

By Anindita Gupta This week I completed my first year with Sona as the company’s first business development manager, and I must say it has been an excellent and exciting journey. Team Sona is one of the most inspiring teams … Read More

Sona Nanotech wins Startup Canada Innovation Award

Sona wins Startup Canada Innovation Award Halifax, NS – 11th June 2019 – Dartmouth-based life sciences company Sona Nanotech Inc. has been named the Startup Canada Innovation Award winner for the Atlantic Canada region. The company, which produces microscopic gold … Read More

Making connections across continents

Team Sona has been on the road this month, taking part in a key lateral flow event in Europe and meeting new and existing customers on the west coast of the USA. In Europe, Sona was in Amsterdam, Netherlands between … Read More

Sona at the Lateral Flow Workshop 2019

Next week some of the biggest names in lateral flow will gather for one of the highlights of the industry’s calendar – the BioDot Lateral Flow Workshop 2019 in Amsterdam. This three-day event is not only a forum for developers … Read More

Why the diagnostics industry has a responsibility to tackle plastic pollution

The world is in the grip of a panic over plastic pollution, with news headlines proclaiming a global “catastrophe” and “crisis” over the effect our growing use of the material is having on the environment. Plastic is one of the … Read More

Sona Nanotech Inc. Announces Collaboration with University of Birmingham

Halifax, Nova Scotia–(Newsfile Corp. – May 9, 2019) – Sona Nanotech Inc.’s (CSE: SONA) mission to advance medical diagnostics took a step forward today with the announcement of a collaboration with the University of Birmingham in the UK to develop … Read More

How digitalized lateral flow tests will transform healthcare

The lateral flow immunoassay has been the backbone of point-of-care diagnostics for more than 30 years. Test developers are now using the latest digital technology to take the performance of lateral flow diagnostics to the next level to meet changing … Read More

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