On the last 25th March, 2020, Rekom Biotech appeared in the newspaper IDEAL, where more than 30 new Andalusian research projects against the coronavirus were revealed. Companies, research centers, the universities of Granada and Jaén and the new IDEA Agency have presented their initiatives in an online forum organized by the Health Sciences Technology Park. Rekom Biotech presented its work related with the design and development of raw material for rapid tests for detection of COVID-19.
On 31 December 2019, WHO was informed of a cluster of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. The coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) was identified as the causative virus by Chinese authorities on 7 January. As part of WHO’s response to the outbreak, the R&D has been activated to accelerate diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics for this novel coronavirus.
Figure 1. Coronavirus, 2020. Illustration by David S. Goodsell, RCSB Protein Data Bank doi: 10.2210/rcsb_pdb/goodsell-gallery-019
Native antigens are extracted in their natural form from the corresponding source. Recombinant antigens are instead manufactured artificially. A common method of achieving this is to transform the heterologous expression system with a vector expressing the protein of interest, following which the expressed protein can be purified from the culture broth.
REKOM BIOTECH appears in the newspaper IDEAL GRANADA in January 12th, 2020. In this article, IDEAL showed to its readers who is Rekom Biotech and Dr. Ana Camacho, CEO of the company, talked about us.
Once again Rekom Biotech attended the Leading International Trade Fair Medica 2019 in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 18th to 21st November, 2019. Dr. Ana Camacho (CEO & CSO - Ph.D.) and Veronika Valerieva (Sales and Export Manager) had the opportunity to meet with our customers and introduce them to our new products and especially, our new line – RekomVet. It is noteworthy that this event was a really good opportunity to build new business relationships and get to know to very special persons. We would like to thank all them their time dedicated and we hope that these new relationships will last for very long time. We look forward to see you in Medica the next year.