Carclo Diagnostic Solutions makes it to the Science Museum
By PRW Staff
Posted 5 July 2012
Carclo Diagnostic Solutions (CDS) has been named a finalist in the Make It In Great Britain Challenge, the UK-wide competition to unearth the country’s ‘Next Big Thing’ in pre-market products, processes and concepts.
CDS, a division of Surrey-based technical plastics specialists Carlco, was selected for its micropoc microfluidic point-of-care technology and was recognised for its “innovative and forward-thinking nature and for being an example of British manufacturing creativity at its best”.
Ian Williamson, Carclo's chief executive, said: “‘Micropoc’ brings together all of Carclo’s innovative technologies in technical plastics and printed electronics to deliver a real breakthrough in point-of-care diagnostic testing.
"We are delighted it has been shortlisted for the Make It In Great Britain challenge."
The group’s ‘micropoc’ technology will be displayed at the Make It In Great Britain exhibition being held at the Science Museum in London between 24 July and 9 September.
Other entries making it through to the final of the Make It In Great Britain Challenge include an eco-friendly alternative to everyday cement which could cut CO2 emissions by up to 90% and a new technology that could help relieve the symptoms of tinnitus.
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