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New Takara lentivirus smartphone test

A leading biotechnology company has developed a rapid test to measure recombinant lentivirus titers using a smartphone as a diagnostic reader. Takara Bio USA, Inc. (TBUSA; formerly Clontech Laboratories, Inc.) teamed up with smartphone diagnostics specialists, Novarum™ DX, to develop an integrated, mobile platform which detects and quantifies recombinant lentivirus in packaging cell supernatants. Novarum’s…

Mobile phone alarm with timer for pills

A new digital era for pharma

Late last year the FDA cleared a pill with an inbuilt ingestion tracking system. Remarkably, the tablets have an inbuilt sensor that is aware when the medication has been taken and data is transmitted to a patch worn outside the body. This lets clinicians know whether patients have been taking the prescribed dose of medication…

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New ISO standard for Medical Device QMS secured

A smartphone diagnostic specialist has been accredited with ISO 13485:2016 certification for Medical Device Quality Management Systems (QMS). Novarum™ DX transitioned from ISO 13485:2003, the internationally recognised Medical Device Quality Management System standard, to the new ISO 13485:2016 standard with zero non-conformances, ahead of the transition deadline in March 2019. To achieve certification, Novarum embarked…

US Patent

US Patent Granted

Novarum™ DX has been officially granted a patent for their revolutionary smartphone diagnostic technology in the United States. Part of BBI Solutions, Novarum has developed image capture technology which transforms a smartphone into a diagnostic reader to deliver accurate test results, of lab-quality, directly from the point of care. The US patent (9,903,857) was officially…

Digital Health 100

Novarum DX recognised as HealthTech Innovator

Smartphone diagnostics specialist, Novarum™, has been officially recognised as a leading HealthTech Innovator in the 2017 Global Digital Health 100. The Global Digital Health 100 is one of the HealthTech industries foremost technology award programmes, celebrating innovation and entrepreneurship. It recognises and supports health technology companies that are demonstrating the greatest potential to change the way…