Alentic Lands $3M from ACOA

A team of researchers in Halifax are on the brink of releasing a pocket-sized medical device that can generate test results in mere minutes, using only a pinprick of blood.

Alentic Microscience is a Halifax-based microscopy company that has developed a new imaging device that instantly reads patients’ results at the point of care, using only a drop of fluid, without the need for bulky microscopes and lab equipment.

On Monday, the company was granted a $2,992,162 loan from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency’s Business Development Program to commercialize its device.

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