InFLAMES researchers work won the 2020 Rapid Testing Innovation Award

Researchers from the Department of Biochemistry, division of Biotechnology, have won the 2020 Rapid Testing Award with their test for ovarian cancer detection “Glycovariant-based lateral flow immunoassay to detect ovarian cancer–associated serum CA125“. Doctoral Candidate Sherif Bayoumy presented the work in the online meeting on 27th of October. University of Turku researchers will receive a cash award of $10,000.

The Rapid Testing Innovation Award recognizes and incentivizes creativity and entrepreneurship in the rapid testing field with the goal of positively impacting human health, veterinary or environmental testing, biological, chemical or radiological defense, pharmaceutical manufacturing, food safety and any other area where a rapid test can be used. The competition is organized by DCN Dx and DIALUNOX diagnostics companies.

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