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Author Archives: Darren Evans

The lateral flow market in 2020

The worldwide lateral flow market is large, and growing rapidly, with more than 2 billion tests produced every year. Worth an estimated $6 billion (US) in 2018, the market is projected to reach $8.7 billion (US) in 2023. In this … Read More

Challenging the lateral flow sector at ALFC 2019

Last year Sona Nanotech attended the Advanced Lateral Flow Course as the ‘new kids on the block’, keen to show the lateral flow sector what we could do. Twelve months on and with a series of successful collaborations under our … Read More

Tests prove Sona’s gold nanorods “perfectly suited” for competitive lateral flow assays

Press release Tests prove Sona’s gold nanorods “perfectly suited” for competitive lateral flow assays Sona Nanotech’s unique gold nanorods are perfectly suited for use in competitive lateral flow assays, a new report reveals. A white paper, published by Sona Nanotech … Read More

Seeing is believing in San Diego

This week we are returning to San Diego to showcase Sona Nanotech to the lateral flow world. The Californian city again plays host to the Advanced Lateral Flow Course, one of the highlights of the lateral flow calendar, and for … Read More

Why Sona Nanotech’s unique gold nanorods have strong potential in next generation diagnostics and cancer treatment

Sona CEO Darren Rowles and Prof. Zoe Pikramenou at the University of Birmingham Over the last year, a joint project between the University of Birmingham and Sona Nanotech Inc. has been developing next-generation gold nanorods for tissue imaging. The ultimate … Read More

Home testing is the future – one day it might replace your doctor

At-home medical testing has come a long way since the first over-the-counter pregnancy tests went on sale more than 40 years ago. Today, home testing kits are available to test for a wide range of conditions, from sexually transmitted infections … Read More

NS Senator praises Sona’s ‘innovative’ tech during lab visit

This week Sona Nanotech was delighted to welcome Senator Mary Coyle and her team to our laboratory. Senator Coyle, who represents Nova Scotia in the Senate of Canada, was keen to see Sona’s facility at the Innovacorp Centre in Dartmouth … Read More

Sona Nanotech Inc. and Expedeon AG Strengthen Partnership to Improve Global Market Offering

Diagnostics companies sign new commercial agreement to address limitations in development of multiplex point-of-care lateral flow assay diagnostic tests Halifax, Nova Scotia–(Newsfile Corp. – August 6, 2019) – Sona Nanotech Inc. (CSE: SONA) and Expedeon AG (FSE: EXN) (ISIN: DE000A1RFM03), … Read More

Showcasing Sona at one of the world’s biggest scientific events

    Next week Team Sona is heading to California to take part in one of the world’s largest scientific trade shows, the 71st annual scientific meeting and clinical lab expo of the American Association of Clinical Chemistry. Better known … Read More

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