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February 7, 2021

How machine learning is revolutionizing medical research in Nova Scotia and beyond

“With all this big data … it just surpasses humans’ ability to comprehend what is going on’ David Burke – CBC News Advanced computer programs that use machine learning are transforming the way medical research…

May 13, 2019

Analyze This: Space Station Facility Enables Rapid Biomedical Analysis

In its role as a unique orbiting laboratory, the International Space Station provides a broad range of equipment for conducting health and life sciences research. However, the equipment available for cellular and molecular biology is limited compared…

May 9, 2019

Bio-Analyzer: Near-real-time biomedical results from space to Earth

The Bio-Analyzer is a new tool the size of a videogame console that astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will use to easily test different body fluids such as blood, saliva, and urine. Using just a…

April 24, 2019

ACOA lends $3 million to develop portable lab

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency is providing a $2.99 million loan to Alentic Microscience Inc., which has devised a pocket-sized diagnostic device that can generate test results in under five minutes, from any location, using…

March 5, 2019

Halifax-made blood testing device heading to International Space Station

A Halifax medical technology company that believes it has discovered the holy grail in rapid diagnostic blood testing is getting nearly $3 million from the federal government. Led by Dalhousie University neuroscientist and founder Alan Fine,…

March 5, 2019

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…

March 4, 2019

Halifax firm improves lives and provides faster results with new technology

News release Alentic Microscience Inc. commercializes its blood diagnostic device for medical settings March 4, 2019 – Halifax, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Cutting-edge ideas in life sciences are reaching the marketplace faster than…

March 4, 2019

ACOA loan helps Alentic commercialize device

Alentic Microscience Inc. of Halifax has developed a pocket-sized diagnostic device that can generate test results in under five minutes, from any location, using only a drop of blood from a pinprick. In collaboration with…

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