The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) has received international attention after selling one million coronavirus tests to India and Denmark.
Several countries around the world have now expressed interest in NTNU’s tests.
At two laboratories in Trondheim, researchers make 1.2 million coronavirus test sets a week.
Hospitals in Norway have received five million coronavirus tests recently.
Denmark and India to get 1 million tests
The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and the Indian biotechnology company Aps Labs have signed an agreement with the university.
In total, NTNU will export one million tests to Denmark and India.
Now, countries from several continents are showing an interest in NTNU’s tests.
“We have been contacted by health ministries and private companies from countries in Asia, Africa, North and South America, and Europe,” Tonje S. Steigedal, project manager for the commercialization of technology via NTNU Technology Transfer, told TV 2.
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