Novarum granted European patent for smartphone diagnostic technology

Member News | 03.10.2018

Novarum granted European patent for smartphone diagnostic technology

Smartphone diagnostic specialist Novarum™ DX has achieved a significant milestone in the development of its revolutionary technology after being officially granted a European patent.

Novarum has been awarded the patent for its smartphone diagnostic technology by the European Patent Office (EPO), having already secured the equivalent patent for its technology in US earlier this year.

The patents protect Novarum’s image-capture technology which transforms a smartphone into a diagnostic reader when using the mobile’s camera to accurately scan the results of rapid tests.

Since the acquisition by BBI Solutions in 2016, Novarum has expanded its patent portfolio which now includes: China, Japan, Russia, US and Europe with a number of other territories pending.      

Novarum Founder and BBI Group Head of Mobile, Dr Neil Polwart said: “The European patent bolsters Novarum’s position as a leader in smartphone-enabled point of care diagnostics.

As the second patent to have been awarded this year, we’re now able to protect our intellectual property across two key territories, the US and Europe.

“Our technology corrects misalignments when reading diagnostic tests using the camera feature on a smartphone, without additional hardware, ensuring that our solution is robust in delivering test results of lab quality.

“Our patents safeguard our intellectual property and reaffirm Novarum’s position as pioneers for next generation diagnostic technologies.”

For more information, visit: www.novarumdx.com

 

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