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Showcasing Sona in San Diego, part 2

 Last month Sona Nanotech attended the Advanced Lateral Flow Course (ALFC) 2018 in San Diego, California, where we were given a valuable opportunity to showcase our products and services to the lateral flow sector. The three-day seminar, which was hosted

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Eight things we learned about lateral flow at ALFC 2018

This week Team Sona attended the Advanced Lateral Flow Course in San Diego, hosted by DCN Diagnostics and Qiagen. The three-day event was attended by more than 200 delegates from across the world, including lateral flow test developers, associated businesses

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Showcasing Sona in San Diego, part 1

Next week Team Sona will be travelling to San Diego, California to attend the Advanced Lateral Flow Course(ALFC) 2018. This three-day seminar, hosted by DCN Diagnosticsand Qiagen, is a key event in the rapid diagnostic testing market. Aimed at developers

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Guest Blog: Gold & Medicine in 2018

Gold is a truly fascinating element. Forged during the universe’s most violent moments, serendipity delivered our planet a sprinkling of the metal which has gone on to alter the course of history in many ways; wars, cities, and technology have

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Dr. Shine Xu Zhang

Meet the board: Questions and Answers with Dr. Shine

Dr. Shine Xu Zhang (known as Dr. Shine) is industrial research chair in applied nanotechnology at Cape Breton University. A chemist with extensive experience in immunoassay and cancer research, he is an expert in nanotechnology and lateral flow assays. Dr.

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Showcasing Sona at the AACC

Earlier this month I attended the 70th annual conference of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) in Chicago on behalf of Sona Nanotech. With more than 200 new product introductions and more than 200 scientific and educational sessions, the AACC

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Learning about gold in the city of lights

On July 15th – 18th I attended the Gold 2018 Conference in Paris, France. You couldn’t have asked for a more inspiring location for a conference; on the campus of the Sorbonne Université, located along the River Seine and close

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Listing will take Sona to the next level

After a long and detailed process, Sona is almost ready to list on the stock exchange. As revealed on our news page, the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) has given conditional listing approval for Sona Nanotech. It follows the approval of the merger between

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Learning about lateral flow in Spain

Last week Sona Nanotech was invited to exhibit at the Lateral Flow Workshop 2018 in Zaragoza, Spain. The annual event, organized by Spanish diagnostics firm Operon and US-based equipment manufacturers BioDot, aims to educate and inform on all things lateral flow, from the basics to the latest trends. … Read More

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Sona appoints new nanotechnology scientist

Sona Nanotech has appointed a new member of staff as it continues its exciting and ambitious business growth plans. Chris Yourth, a chemistry graduate from St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, joins Team Sona as a nanotechnology scientist. The new role,

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Sona and Stockport merger takes important step forward

The merger of Sona Nanotech and Stockport Exploration has moved a step closer this week, with the two companies confirming a “definitive agreement”. The agreement will lead to Sona and Stockport becoming one amalgamated company, to be called Sona Nanotech

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A call for better business acumen

Having been a scientist for more than 15 years, I’ve seen my fair share of science-based startups come and go. Those that succeed tend to do so through a combination of good products, good business sense, and good fortune. Often

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