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International Design Excellence Awards
Category: Lifestyle & Accessories > Silver Award > Visby Medical COVID-19 Test
Organizer: IDSA.org (Industrial Designers Society of America)
Fast Company’s 2021 Innovation by Design Awards
Visby Medical COVID-19 Test:
- General Excellence category > Innovation in Diagnostic Design
- Health category > Innovation in Diagnostic Design
Up to $48.7 MM BARDA Funding
Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, power development of a rapid Flu-COVID PCR test designed for at-home use.
$10.0 MM NIH RADx Funding
Phase 2 funding was awarded to Visby Medical from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a part of the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) initiative. The RADx initiative aims to combat SARS-CoV-2 and increase national testing capacity for COVID-19.
$19.0 million awarded by NIH/BARDA/HHS to combat antibiotic resistance
Visby Medical, Inc., was awarded $19 million as a prize for its winning diagnostic test capable of accurately and reliably detecting the microorganism that causes gonorrhea and rapidly determining in under 30 minutes if the microorganism is susceptible to a single-dose antibiotic.