Cork company wins space blood test contract

Cork-based Radisens Diagnostics has been awarded a €1 million contract by the European Space Agency to develop an innovative blood testing device.

2nd November, 2011

Cork-based Radisens Diagnostics has been awarded a €1 million contract by the European Space Agency to develop an innovative blood testing device for use by astronauts on board the International Space Station and on various human spaceflight missions.

The European Space Agency has contracted the company to add a thyroid test to their point-of-care device which is currently in development at their facility in Cork, said a statement from the company. ESA wants to use...

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