Biological Dynamics Selected as a Finalist for CONNECT’s 2018 Most Innovative New Product Awards
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 26, 2018--Biological Dynamics, a company committed to improving global health outcomes by empowering global communities with accessible cancer diagnostics, today announced that its OmniVerita™ platform has been selected as a finalist for CONNECT ’s Most Innovative New Product Awards in the Life Science Product, Clinical Stage, category. CONNECT, a premier innovation company accelerator in San Diego that creates and scales great companies in the technology and life sciences sectors, continues its 31-year tradition of celebrating innovation leaders in the local San Diego community.
The OmniVerita System consists of a novel fully automated benchtop analyzer, OmniVerita, and associated OncoState™ research tests. The system’s innovative sample-to-answer workflow isolates valuable biomarkers, such as cell-free DNA, from plasma or serum, without sample pre-processing, and delivers the results in less than one hour. The company is currently developing the first application of the system: a portfolio of tests that measure plasma cell-free DNA for the purpose of dynamic blood-based monitoring of response for people undergoing cancer treatment.
“CONNECT plays a vital role in supporting San Diego’s emerging innovators and we are honored to be named a finalist for the 2018 Most Innovative New Product Awards,” said Raj Krishnan, CEO of Biological Dynamics. “I am immensely proud of the Biological Dynamics team, whose outstanding work made OmniVerita possible. We are deeply grateful for the support of the San Diego community, including UC San Diego and those inspiring San Diego entrepreneurs who helped us navigate this journey.“
Finalists were selected in the following seven categories: Aerospace, Robotics, and Transportation; Cleantech, Sustainability, and Energy; Defense and Cybersecurity; Information Communication Technologies and Software; Life Science Diagnostics; Life Science Products (Clinical Stage) and Pharmaceuticals; Life Science Research Tools and Medical Devices.
The 2018 Most Innovative New Product Awards presentation and dinner will be held on the evening of November 29 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, 3777 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92122. Each of the finalists will be featured in the Innovation Showcase and the winner in each category will be announced live during the dinner.
For a complete list of winners and additional information, please visit the CONNECT’s website.
ABOUT BIOLOGICAL DYNAMICS
Biological Dynamics is an innovative diagnostic company committed to improving global cancer outcomes by empowering healthcare communities with low-cost, accessible cancer diagnostics for labs and homes. The company’s lab-on-a-chip platform offers a novel way to isolate cell-free nanoparticles and macromolecules directly from whole blood, serum, or plasma. The company is developing a suite of novel oncology tests for early cancer detection, treatment response, and recurrence monitoring. In addition to lab-focused products, the company is also developing a smartphone-enabled portable version of the platform, extending molecular testing into homes. For more information visit us at www.biologicaldynamics.com and follow us at @BiodynSD on Twitter.
CONNECT is a premier innovation company accelerator in San Diego that creates and scales great companies in the technology and life sciences sectors. By creating an environment in which entrepreneurs and C-suite executives have access to the people, capital, and technology resources they need for success, CONNECT has assisted in the formation and development of more than 3,000 companies since 1985. Widely regarded as one of the world’s most successful organizations linking entrepreneurs and C-suite executives with the resources they need for the commercialization of innovative products and services; our program has been modeled in more than 50 regions around the world.
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CONTACT: Biological Dynamics
Kristin Deuber, 614-975-4186
KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH GENETICS ONCOLOGY OTHER SCIENCE SCIENCE
SOURCE: Biological Dynamics
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