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Early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, experts realized the vital importance of having access to fast, inexpensive, and accurate
tests. Many people infected with the highly contagious disease
were experiencing few or no symptoms and were spreading the
illness without knowing it. Many tests sometimes took more than
a week to deliver results-during which time dozens of people
could be infected by an unsuspecting carrier. Ellume, in East Brisbane, Australia, began working on a fast and inexpensive at-home
antigen test based on its existing digital diagnostic technology.
The test is the first fully-at-home COVID-19 test to receive
Emergency Use Authorization by the FDA in the United States.
It is currently the only test authorized for use by people with and
without symptoms.The test kit uses a nasal swab to gather a sample, which is then tested in an analyzer that connects to the user's
smartphone via Bluetooth. An app on the smartphone guides the
user step-by-step through the testing process and delivers digital
results in under 15 minutes. A clinical study in December 2020
showed Ellume's COVID-19 Home Test to have an overall sensitivity of 95% and specificity of 97%.
Dr. Sean Parsons is the Founder, CEO, and Managing Director
of Ellume, a digital diagnostics company that develops, manufactures, and commercializes high-performance, connected products
for health professionals and consumers. He is also co-inventor of
Ellume's pioneering quantum dot detection system and is listed
on eight international patents.
Earlier in his career, Parsons worked as an Emergency and
Intensive Care clinician in major metropolitan hospitals in
Queensland, Australia. He founded Ellume in 2010 after seeing
the urgent need for smarter diagnostics while working on the
front lines of Australia's 2008 H1N1 pandemic.Today, he has more
than a decade of experience developing faster, simpler, and more
accurate diagnostics for influenza and other infectious diseases.
Parsons holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc), Dual Major - Physiology and Biomedical Science with First Class Honors from the University of Queensland, and a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of
Surgery (MBBS), also from the University of Queensland. He is a
graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
https://www.ellumehealth.com/covid19-response/#homecovid

Relativity Space is building humanity's multiplanetary future. Founded in 2015, Relativity Space is inventing a new approach to design,
build, and fly rockets, starting with Terran 1-the world's first entirely
3D printed rocket, set to launch by the end of 2021. As a vertically
integrated technology platform, Relativity is at the forefront of an
inevitable shift toward software-defined manufacturing. By fusing 3D
printing, artificial intelligence, and autonomous robotics, Relativity
is pioneering the factory of the future. With an audacious mission
and a world-class team, Relativity is disrupting over 60 years of aerospace manufacturing, offering a radically simplified supply chain and
building a rocket with 100x fewer parts in less than 60 days.To date,
Relativity has showcased sector-leading momentum with meaningful technical, commercial, and infrastructure progress. It has an impressive prelaunch customer base, including Lockheed Martin, NASA,
Telesat, and Iridium,to name a few.The company's long-term vision
is to upgrade humanity's industrial base on Earth and on Mars.
Tim Ellis is the Co-Founder and CEO of Relativity Space, the
first autonomous rocket factory and launch services leader for satellite constellations. Disrupting 60 years of global aerospace manufacturing, Relativity is developing the first and only aerospace
platform to integrate machine learning, software, and robotics with
metal 3D printing technology to build and launch rockets and
other aerospace products in days instead of years, with the longterm goal of building the future of humanity in space.
Since co-founding Relativity, Ellis has helped change the future
of space exploration by expanding the possibilities of additive metal
manufacturing. Under his leadership, Relativity developed the largest robotic metal 3D printer in the world and tested its entirely 3D
printed Aeon rocket engine over 190 times, on track to launching Relativity's Terran 1, the world's first 3D printed launch vehicle.
Terran 1 has won publicly announced launch contracts to support
Iridium,Telesat, Spaceflight Industries, Momentus, and Mu Space.
Ellis has testified to the U.S. Senate on commercial space policy and
is the youngest member on the National Space Council Users Advisory Group by nearly two decades, directly advising the United States
White House on all space policy. He also serves on the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer and has been honored as an
MIT 35 Innovators Under 35 and " 30 Under 30 " from Business Insider,
Forbes, and Inc. Magazine. Relativity is backed by Playground Global,
Social Capital,Y Combinator, Mark Cuban, USC, and Stanford.
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