March 25, 20 - 6:36 pm - João Paulo Pimentel

Brazilian startup will offer rapid testing kit for Covid-19

Hi Technologies, a Brazilian healthtech startup which specializes in laboratory exam equipment, is producing a testing kit to diagnose Covid-19 in 15 minutes.

“We are receiving demands from all over Brazil and trying to concentrate our efforts where we will be able to have the greatest impact.”

Marcus Figueiredo, Hi Technologies’s co-founder and CEO.
Data gathered from a blood sample is transmitted to a lab. Results may be returned in 15 minutes. Photo: Hi Technologies