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

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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IN THE NEWS | The Aloha Protocol for a safer reopening with ASSURE-19

As Oceanit moves ahead with in-vitro and in-vivo testing for the ASSURE-19 rapid point-of-need test kits, Hawaii is seeing high, sustained counts for new covid-19 cases each day. Oahu reentered lockdown last week with the U.S Surgeon General, Jerome Adams

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IN THE NEWS | ASSURE-19 Featured in the Star Advertiser

With the recent announcement of continued support from the National Institutes of Health RADx initiative, Oceanit's ASSURE-19 rapid point-of-need COVID-19 test progress was featured in the news from several local outlets. Oceanit is focusing on quickly bringing ASSURE-19 to market,Read more
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IN THE NEWS | ASSURE-19 Clinical Testing with The Queen’s Medical Center

Oceanit and our partners are continuing to build momentum and garner attention on our COVID-19 testing efforts during this global pandemic. The Honolulu Star Advertiser recently spoke with CEO Patrick Sullivan for the latest updates on Oceanit’s ASSURE-19 development. The

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IN THE NEWS | ASSURE-19 Spit Test Development

Following Oceanit’s participation in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) shark tank, Oceanit was featured on Hawaii News Now and Hawaii Public Radio to talk about our ASSURE COVID-19 test development. ASSURE stands for ‘Accelerated

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IN THE NEWS | Oceanit Selected to Participate in Shark Tank-Style NIH Rapid Response Pitch Day For Novel COVID-19 Tests

Honolulu, HI -  Oceanit Laboratories was notified by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) of selection to participate in a Shark Tank–esque Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) initiative; a $1.5 Billion investment program to speed the development of quick, accessible,Read more
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5 Questions with Patrick Sullivan in Honolulu’s Star Advertiser

June 5, 2020: Honolulu’s Star Advertiser newspaper featured an interview with Oceanit Founder and CEO, Patrick Sullivan in conversation with Editor, Vicki Viotti. In the lead-up to the release of Intellectual Anarchy: the Art of Disruptive Innovation, Patrick discussed with

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From Oceanit’s CEO: A New World – Operating in a Black Swan Event

Dear Oceanit Ohana and our extended community, These are indeed challenging times. We are living in what can only be explained in the context of a Black Swan Event -- a rare and unexpected turn of events – the CoronavirusRead more
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IN THE NEWS | HANDS, Space Debris, and Scientific Success

It's no secret that cutting edge science is expensive and risky. Often, only brave and innovative companies are willing to take on the uncertainty of developing a technology that may not always have a clear path to profitable, commercial enterprise. This isRead more
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IN THE NEWS | Patrick Sullivan on PBS Hawai’i

Oceanit is proud to have PBS Hawai'i feature Patrick Sullivan's fascinating origin story on their Long Story Short program. Oceanit's Founder and CEO dove deep into his childhood education with Presenter, Leslie Wilcox, to share his personal journey and discussRead more