Feb 052015

Belfast Health and Social Caree Trust licensee HiberGene Diagnostics Ltd has raised €2m. The company will use this round of funding to support the commercialisation of its first two rapid molecular tests for Meningococcal Meningitis and Group B Streptococcus, which were developed at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast and which it has licenced from Belfast HSC Trust.

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Sep 302014
Belfast Trust Licenses Rapid Group B Streptococcus Diagnostic

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust has licensed its rapid molecular diagnostic for Group B streptococcus to HiberGene Diagnostics Ltd. The Group B streptococcus assay is 100% sensitive and 93% specific when compared to direct culture.

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Jul 162014
Bilingual Assessment Materials for Speech and Language Developed by Belfast Trust

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust and Black Sheep Press have recently signed a licence agreement in relation to new bilingual assessment materials, FLAC (Functional Language Across Countries). FLAC is a collection of materials developed by speech and language therapists in the Belfast Trust to assess the early language skills of bilingual and non-English-speaking children.

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Nov 082013

The patent application filed by Belfast Health and Social Care Trust to protect its rapid meningitis diagnostic has been granted in the USA. Granted patent US8465927 – Detection of Neisseria meningitidis by loop mediated isothermal amplification – is licensed exclusively to HiberGene Diagnostics Ltd, a rapid molecular diagnostics company, for its meningococcal diagnostic.

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Oct 042011
Novel Rapid Meningitis Diagnostic Test Moves Closer To Market

  Belfast Trust licenses patent to HiberGene Diagnostics HSC Innovations is pleased to announce that Belfast Health and Social Care Trust has licensed its novel rapid meningitis diagnostic test to HiberGene Diagnostics Ltd, a start-up client company of NovaUCD, the Innovation and Technology Transfer Centre, Dublin, Ireland. Novel Rapid Meningitis Diagnostic Test Moves Closer To

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May 252010

HSC Innovations is actively developing a range of healthcare technologies on behalf of the five Northern Ireland Health and Social Care Trusts and seeks partners to build commercial successes from those technologies. Opportunities include diagnostics, biomarkers and medical devices. In many cases patent protection is in place or being obtained, making the offerings particularly valuable.

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