SensNews March 2020

Sensor100 Page 12 Academic Response Ultra-Low-Cost Integrated Silicon-basedTransducer for On-Site, Genetic De- tection of Pathogens Imperial College Department of Bioengineering BioRxiv 25 March Sherlock Biosciences LicensesWyssTechnology to Create Affordable Molecular Diagnostics Harvard University has granted a worldwide license to Sherlock Biosciences, Inc., to develop and commercial- ize technology from theWyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering to create a highly sensitive, nucleic acid-based diagnostic platform that can rapidly deliver accurate and inexpensive results for a vast range of needs in virtually any setting. Wyss Institute 2 1 March CONSORTIUM OF MEDICAL SCHOOLS LED BY MOUNT SINAI FAST-TRACKING COVID-19 DETECTIONTEST UTILIZING FLUIDIGM MICROFLUIDICSTECHNOLOGY Reuters 16 March Development of a Laboratory-safe and Low-cost Detection Protocol for SARS-CoV-2 of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). 11 March Call for urgent publications on COVID-19 related Biosensing technologies