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EPO – Finalist 2016 SMEs – Diagnostic kits for developing countries, Helen Lee

Helen Lee (United Kingdom, France)  | WINNER 2016 POPULAR PRIZE

Invention: Diagnostic kits for developing countries

The invention from researcher Helen Lee at the University of Cambridge is an instant blood diagnostic kit developed for resource-poor regions of the globe, allowing for on-the-spot detection of infectious diseases such as HIV, hepatitis B and chlamydia. Through fast, simply-to-read results, the kits are helping to track and better treat some of the world’s deadliest diseases.

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