IITKGPF gave funding support for COVID test launched at KGP, which has received ICMR Certification





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COVIRAP, the COVID diagnostic device developed by Prof. Suman Chakraborty and his team, has received ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) certification!

The development of this novel device was supported by both the IITKGP Foundation US and also an IIT Madras alumnus, Anand Rajaraman.

Within the certificate, there was promise of potential use on a commercial basis.

Here is a link to the video announcement of the news with Director VK Tewari, Deputy Director Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya and members of the team that developed the device.


Congratulations to Prof. Suman and the IITKGP team!


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