3M, MIT team up to develop quicker, cheaper COVID-19 test
July 15, 2020
A collaboration between 3M and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology could lead to a faster, cheaper way to detect COVID-19 - one with results measured in minutes rather than days.
In other words, it would likely be a big deal, if it works.
3M announced Tuesday its "antigen" testing effort received "phase 1" approval from a recently created federal effort to accelerate the deployment of COVID-19 testing technology. But 3M still must pass "phase 2" and receive regulatory approval for the test.