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Hibergene’s game changing COVID test

Hibergene's newly CE-marked COVID-19 test delivers positive results in approximately 30 minutes and is now available for sale in Ireland and internationally. CE-approval followed the completion of a clinical evaluation study at the Mater Private Hospital, Dublin, Ireland, that has demonstrated the efficacy of the product. The new COVID-19 test, which expands the company’s product range to 13 tests, employs HiberGene’s proprietary molecular reagent format [...]

2020-05-21T10:43:32+00:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , |

NHS Louisa Jordan now Operational

We are pleased to report that NHS Louisa Jordan, built at the Scottish Event Campus is now operational. The hospital, which it is hoped will never be used, comprises 23,000 square metres of flooring more than 1,000 bed bays more than 8,000 pieces of medical equipment 35,000 metres of network cabling for the nurse call system 135,000 metres of cabling for lighting and power sockets [...]

2020-04-22T08:34:36+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Shackleton Team Invests in Hibergene

We are pleased to announce that the Shackleton team has invested in Hibergene Diagnostics.   The company develops, manufactures and markets molecular diagnostic tests for human infectious diseases, using LAMP (Loop Mediated Isothermal Amplification) technology. HiberGene is developing its next generation devices to disrupt the established time-consuming and high skilled testing market.  Its devices offer: Testing at front line medical centres; Real-time, accurate results within [...]

2020-04-22T07:44:18+00:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: Funding, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Scottish Event Campus to become temporary hospital

The Shackleton team has been working with its portfolio companies as they face the consequences of COVID-19.  While most companies are concentrating on measures to protect staff and deal with lockdown, one of our companies may have a more direct role.  The Scottish Event Campus could be in operation as a temporary hospital within two weeks. The new field hospital will be run by the [...]

2020-03-30T16:47:39+00:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |