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: regulatory approvals pending
  • Ramping high-volume production with regulatory approvals pending in U.S., U.K., Europe and Canada
  • 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: regulatory approvals pending
  • 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