Author: tobias

Home / tobias
Series B Initial Closing Completed
Beitrag

Series B Initial Closing Completed

We are very happy to announce that we have completed a CHF 6.0m first closing of our Series B financing round. This enables us to accelerate market development and growth with rqmicro.COUNT, our latest rapid pathogen detection platform for safe water. “We are at the start of a revolution in water microbiology. rqmicro.COUNT enables customers to routinely analyze...

März 12, 2021März 12, 2021by
Collaboration with Kytos: Legionella analysis and microbial fingerprints now available in Benelux
Beitrag

Collaboration with Kytos: Legionella analysis and microbial fingerprints now available in Benelux

We are very excited to be working with Kytos, a spin-off from the prestigious Center for Microbial Ecology and Technology at the University of Ghent (CMET). Kytos is now offering the rqmicro Legionella detection method as a service. Kytos is pioneering microbial fingerprinting technologies that enable timely microbiome management advice in a diverse set of...

Februar 17, 2021März 2, 2021by
rqmicro participates in the LegioRapid project
Beitrag

rqmicro participates in the LegioRapid project

Under the leadership of the Bavarian State Office for Health and Food Safety (LGL), the Association of German Engineers (VDI), the Technical University of Munich, the Technical University of Dresden and the GWK, non-culture-dependent screening methods are to be standardized, so these can be used in accredited laboratories for the analysis of water samples according...

Dezember 31, 2020Januar 15, 2021by
rqmicro Method Validated and Recommended by China CDC
Beitrag

rqmicro Method Validated and Recommended by China CDC

China CDC recommends rqmicro method as a reliable and easy to use method for the rapid detection of Legionella pneumophila. From August till November 2020 rqmicro’s method was established and evaluated at the National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention of China CDC in Beijing. The CDC researchers are satisfied with rqmicro method’s performance...

November 30, 2020Januar 15, 2021by
Successful external validation of the rqmicro.COUNT by the UKSH in Kiel Germany
Beitrag

Successful external validation of the rqmicro.COUNT by the UKSH in Kiel Germany

The department for medical examination and hygiene at the UKSH in Kiel validated the rqmicro.COUNT for the quantification of total number of bacteria in natural and artificially spiked drinking water. In this study the portable rqmicro.COUNT was compared to a research flow cytometer installed in the laboratory of the UKSH. “The rqmicro.COUNT showed very good...

Juli 31, 2020Januar 15, 2021by
Publication: Practical examples on how to control Legionella in complex water systems
Beitrag

Publication: Practical examples on how to control Legionella in complex water systems

This article discusses the risk of viable but non-culturable (VBNC) Legionella and describes two independent studies on the Legionella status of real estate buildings carried out by the Cantonal Laboratory of Thurgau and the Berliner Wasserbetriebe (BWB). Link to publication in German: Aqua Gas N6 2020 Verbesserte Kontrolle von Legionellen

Juni 30, 2020Januar 15, 2021by
rqmicro gewinnt ersten Preis im Forum Wasserhygiene
Beitrag

rqmicro gewinnt ersten Preis im Forum Wasserhygiene

Last week our Head of Sales Björn has received the FORUM Wasserhygiene Award 2018/2019 on behalf of the entire rqmicro team. rqmicro receives this award for the development of its novel technology for the fast and reliable detection of Legionella. We share this first prize with Silvia Cervero from the Medical University of Vienna and...

Oktober 29, 2019Januar 13, 2021by