IN THE NEWS | Hawaii News Now: Hawaii-Made Rapid COVID Test Gets Emergency FDA Approval

IN THE NEWS | HPR: FDA Approves Emergency Use for First Rapid COVID-19 Test Developed in Hawaiʻi

COVID-19, In the News

Oceanit CEO, Dr. Patrick Sullivan joined Hawaii Public Radio host, Catherine Cruz to discuss the ASSURE-100 Rapid COVID-19 Test. Their ten minute discussion covered the research & development that went into ASSURE-100, the FDA EUA process, and what comes next.…

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IN THE NEWS | Oceanit’s ASSURE-100 in Honolulu Civil Beat

COVID-19, In the News

Oceanit recently spoke with Civil Beat journalist, Eleni Avendaño, about the ongoing trials and development of ASSURE rapid tests. Oceanit’s ASSURE is currently in clinical trials in multiple locations as the rapid tests advance towards submission to the U.S. FDA…

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Looking Back on 2020 at Oceanit

COVID-19, In the News

 Nobody, including Oceanit, expected 2020 to be the chaotic and surreal a year that it was. In our 35 years in business, the Oceanit family has not experienced a local and global situation like this. From the global pandemic to incomplete or absent leadership and government policies, there were many reasons to be pessimistic.…

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IN THE NEWS | Oceanit News Update October 20th

Altino, COVID-19, In the News

Oceanit continues to earn local and national media coverage for our work during the ongoing global pandemic; both in direct response to our ASSURE-19 rapid saliva test development and on our efforts to help Hawai’i rebuild stability and sustainability in…

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PRESS RELEASE | National Institutes of Health approves next round of ASSURE-19 funding under the RADx ‘Next’ program

COVID-19, Press Release

Honolulu, HI | Oceanit Laboratories received approval from NIH for next round funding under the RADx initiative, receiving an additional $250,000 for further development of the ASSURE-19 rapid Covid-19 saliva test. With this latest round of funding, Oceanit will have…

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IN THE NEWS | The call for rapid, point-of-need Covid-19 testing

COVID-19, In the News

In an opinion piece for the Civil Beat Ideas Section, State Representatives, Bob McDermott (House District 4: Ewa, Ewa Beach, Ewa Gentry and Iroquois Point) and Gene Ward (Hawaii House Minority Leader) called for CARES Act funds to be applied…

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