Covid-19 Innovation Challenges by Innoget

Plant-based Diagnostic Kit to Detect Sick and Recovered SARS-CoV-2 Virus Patients

Posted by Covid-19 Innovation Challenges by InnogetVery responsive · Innovative Products and Technologies · United Kingdom

Summary of the technology

Genetically modified plant systems that allow identification of SARS-CoV-2 RNA and anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

Applications
Preventing the spread of the epidemic
Restoring economic activity by returning immune-positive, symptomless people to work

Features
System can be rapidly reproduced through seeds
Essentially unlimited quantities, extremely inexpensive
Can be used in any environment
No need for special machinery
Adaptable to other diseases

Project ID : 47-2020-10883

Covid-19 Innovation Challenges by Innoget

Description of the technology

We are developing genetically modified plant systems that allow for the identification of SARS-CoV-2 RNA and anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

Applications

  • Preventing the spread of the epidemic
  • Restoring economic activity by returning immune-positive, symptomless people to work

Features

  • System can be rapidly reproduced through seeds
  • Essentially unlimited quantities, extremely inexpensive
  • Can be used in any environment
  • No need for special machinery
  • Adaptable to other diseases

Project manager

Ilya Pittel
VP, BD AGTECH, FOODTECH, VETERINARY & ENVIRONMENT

Project researchers

Alexander (Sasha) Vainstein
HUJI, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences
Plant Sciences and Genetics

Technology Owner

Covid-19 Innovation Challenges by Innoget

Innovation Intermediary

Related keywords

  • Diagnostics, Diagnosis
  • Virus, Virology / Antibiotics / Bacteriology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Genetic Engineering / Molecular Biology
  • Diagnostic services
  • In-vitro diagnostics
  • Covid-19

About Covid-19 Innovation Challenges by Innoget

Innovation Intermediary from United Kingdom

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