Aquila Diagnostic Systems Inc. is a privately held Canadian company commercializing its innovative Accutas solution for a point-of-care molecular (DNA/RNA) diagnostic testing system. The patented Accutas solution provides low cost, laboratory quality diagnostics at the point-of-care, eliminating cost and inconvenience of waiting days or weeks for laboratory results to be returned and the subsequent follow-up visit or treatment. Aquila is preparing to enter large markets for veterinary and tropical fever diagnostics.

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posted on January 09, 2017 Aquila Recruiting Specimens and Trials Coordinator
Aquila is seeking a full-time Specimen and Trials Coordinator who will be responsible for managing the collection of biological specimens for Aquila’s assay development program and for coordinating external product testing and market demonstration trials.
The full position description can be found in the Careers section of our website.


posted on June 24, 2016 Aquila featured in Alberta Venture magazine
24 June 2016 – Biotech startup firm finds a (small) pot of gold
Aquila Diagnostics has been toughing it out in the biotech-startup sphere for more than six years. Finally, a little light in the tunnel.


posted on June 16, 2016 Aquila Diagnostic Systems Inc. Raises $1.75 Million Investment in Series A Financing June 16, 2016 - Aquila Diagnostic Systems Inc., announces the closing of a $1.75 million Series A financing round with Benslie International Ltd. 



“Having something that can be out in the field, that can be affordable at a more local level and that doesn't need sophisticated laboratory technicians or laboratory equipment is going to be really invaluable.” 
Dr. Maxine Whittaker, Co-Secretariat of the Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) and Professor of International and Tropical Health of the School of Public Health at the University of Queensland, Australia.


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