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IN THE NEWS | Oceanit News Update October 20th

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

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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PRESS RELEASE | Oceanit selected as a semi-finalist for the XPRIZE Rapid Covid Testing competition

September 16 | Oceanit’s ASSURE-19 Covid-19 test was selected as a semi-finalist from a pool of nearly 700 teams from around the world competing for the XPRIZE for Rapid Covid Testing. Oceanit will now perform blind proficiency testing on inactiveRead more

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 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 | An Update from Dr. V on Geek Beat!

From 2008-2012, Hawaiian families tuned in to Hawaii News Now for Dr. V and his morning segment called 'Weird Science with Dr. V'. He is, of course, our very own Dr. Vinod Veedu, head of Oceanit's materials team and DirectorRead more
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Oceanit’s Hoana Medical Partners with Automotive Seat Manufacturer Faurecia to Introduce “Active Wellness™” at Auto Shanghai

On Monday, 20 April 2015, Hoana Medical, Inc., spin-off from Oceanit and leading medical technology company, announced their partnership with top tier OEM automotive seating manufacturer, Faurecia Worldwide (EO:Euronext Paris), to present the Active Wellness™ seat at Auto Shanghai, Asia’s premier automotive showcase for

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Oceanit Develops Handheld Device for Trauma

Imagine you or a loved one is in an accident. The emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics arrive and begin to administer aid, but are unable to determine at the scene if one of the injured has a blood clotting

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Oceanit Technology Protects Health Care Workers From Ebola

Oceanit recently developed an innovative new process for rapid confirmation of the presence of Ebola in order to provide greater protection to health care workers, and serve as an important new tool in the effort to contain and combat futureRead more