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Spartan Bioscience files for creditor protection after identifying ‘issue’ with COVID-19 test – CBC

Ottawa company laying off 60 workers, pauses shipments of its portable device

Apr 06, 2021

An Ottawa-based company that developed a rapid COVID-19 testing device says it has filed for creditor protection after finding an undisclosed problem with the technology.

Spartan Bioscience’s interim CEO Jennifer Ross-Carriere said through a spokesperson Tuesday that the company has paused shipments of its COVID-19 testing cube while it works to resolve the “recently-identified issue.”

“As a result of this pause in shipment, Spartan is seeking protection from creditors working to restructure the company and refine the performance of the COVID-19 test in the field,” said the statement from Ross-Carriere.

Spartan says it’s laying off 60 employees, or around 70 per cent of its workforce.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/spartan-bioscience-creditor-protection-1.5976825

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