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New COVID-19 Epidemic Simulation Platform

London, UK COVID-19 Response Bio Nano Consulting  (a member of the AquAffirm Group) and MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis (MRC GIDA) at Imperial College London are pleased to announce that their digital teams have  collaborated to address the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic through development of the covidsim.org Scenario Analysis Tool, a user-friendly software platform […]

New website covidsim.org used to model epidemic trajectory and healthcare demand

London, UK  COVID-19 Response Bio Nano Consulting (a member of the AquAffirm Group) is pleased to announce that its digital team is addressing the COVID-19 pandemic through launch of the covidsim.org platform, a user-friendly website enabling government healthcare officials, journalists and researchers from low- and middle-income countries to deploy advanced epidemiological prediction tools. The web-based tool will […]

COVID-19: Map it to control it with new BNC software

Bio Nano Consulting introduces beta version of COVID-19 Outbreak Management Tool CORONA19.uk London, UK Bio Nano Consulting, a member of the AquAffirm Group, announces the introduction of the beta version of its advanced COVID-19 Outbreak Management Tool – a digital platform for mapping, modelling and managing the current coronavirus epidemic in the UK. Adapted from […]

BBC World Service Video “People Fixing the World”

London 5th September 2019 AquAffirm is pleased to announce that its proprietary AquAffirm-As™ test – a new rapid, low-cost, easy-to-use digital test for measuring arsenic in drinking water – has been showcased in a BBC World Service video filmed in association with the BBC podcast People Fixing the World. The programme also includes an interview […]

BNC Wins Two EU ATTRACT Grants

London, UK  BNC is pleased to announce that it has won two EU ATTRACT grants worth €100,000 each to develop technologies in two areas of sensing/detection: VL4BD: Viral lasers for biological detection and DetectION – Capacitive detection of high value pollutant ions, which will be developed with their partner organisations, UCL and Imperial College respectively. […]

BNC Wins 1st Prize in Royal Society of Chemistry “Emerging Technologies Competition 2018”

BNC is proud to announce that it has won First Prize in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s “Emerging Technologies Competition 2018” for its AquAffirm_As™ sensor for simple, rapid, affordable measurement of arsenic in drinking water. BNC CEO Dr David Sarphie commented, “This provides additional confirmation and independent validation for our rapid affordable test for arsenic, […]

BNC Completes strategic project to improve ST&I delivery in Colombia

BNC is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed a major strategic project to improve the way science, technology and innovation (ST&I) is delivered in Colombia. As key UK coordinator of the “Guías para Proyectos de Regalías”, one of the deliverables of the Royalties project in Colombia, which was funded by the Newton-Caldas Fund […]

Imperial College References BNC’s Arsenic Test

Bio Nano Consulting (BNC) is pleased to announce that Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine has included BNC’s proprietary arsenic testing technology as News on its website: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/news/185132/simple-arsenic-sensor-could-save-lives/ The announcement on the Imperial College website followed a similar announcement on the Biotechnology and Biological Research Council (BBSRC) website last month. In that announcement, Universities […]

BNC’s Simple Arsenic-Sensing Device Could Save Lives

Bio Nano Consulting (BNC) is pleased to announce that the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) has included BNC’s proprietary arsenic testing technology as an Impact Case Study on its website: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/research/impact/simple-arsenic-sensor-could-save-lives/ BNC has developed the low-cost, easy-to-use arsenic sensor that can be used to test drinking water in conjunction with collaborators at University […]