Ground-breaking low-cost molecular diagnostic tests will be delivered using Festo automation technology
The Fast MDx platform relies on automation technology from Festo for pipetting and dispensing. Included in the system are Festo handling gantries with electric axes, heat sealing from Kbiosystems and Fast MDx’s patented, ultra-fast qPCR thermal cycler, the NGX2.
A UK enterprise has developed a low-cost automated diagnostics test platform that, it says, will slash time and costs, allowing doctors to give patients personalised treatment plans rapidly. The platform makes extensive use of industrial automation technologies.