Producing a Breath Analyzer That Detects COVID

A start-up with a ground-breaking screening device works with a global design and contract manufacturer to scale production to impact the way respiratory conditions are diagnosed worldwide.

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Manufacturing Capabilities that Take a Medical Device Breakthrough to a Global Scale

  • SOTECH Health utilizes unique sensing technology developed at the University of Texas at Dallas to create a device that screens for COVID-19 in less than 30 seconds
  • The Phillips-Medisize collaboration led to optimized product design and development
  • More than 31,000 clinical study tests completed to date, SOTECH Health prepares to move forward with regulatory approvals in U.S., U.K., Europe and Canada, followed by eventual ramp up of high volume production 
  • Demand for game-changing COVID-19 screening test required streamlined product iterations
  • Focus on human-factors design principles needed to ensure intuitive operation and accurate results
  • Ability to navigate complex regulatory review process and prepare rapid manufacturing ramp to expedite go-to-market
  • Phillips-Medisize offered proven experience in bringing novel healthcare technology to market
  • Seamless teamwork facilitated fast-track product design and development
  • End-to-end manufacturing plan and expanded global footprint poised for expedited production
  • Powerful technology can screen for COVID-19 in less than 30 seconds
  • More than 31,000 clinical study tests completed to date to support regulatory approval filings
  • Ability to scale manufacturing to produce tens of thousands of disposable mouthpieces and handheld devices daily; poised to meet increased demand for detecting COVID-19, flu and pneumonia