mariPOC by ArcDia is taking part in the Longitud Prize competition which aims to develop a point–of–care diagnostic test that would substitute the empirical use of antibiotics and revolutionize the delivery of global healthcare. The longitude price winner test shall be accurate, rapid, affordable, easy–to–use and available to anyone, anywhere in the world. It will identify when antibiotics are needed and, if they are, which ones to use.

Read more about ArcDia’s thought about the competition here.