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Compared with RT-PCR testing, Abbott's BinaxNow test had a sensitivity of 64 percent for samples from symptomatic people and nearly 36 percent for asymptomatic people.
SureScreen's test will be deployed in educational settings, as well as for the testing of National Health Service and care home staff.
The firm sells a rapid, point-of-care, PCR platform for infectious disease diagnostics, including SARS-CoV-2, influenza, respiratory syncytial virus, and Strep A.
The company launched in November a survey-based test for screening patients for preterm birth risk that it plans to pair with a mass spectrometry-based assay.
The company's two largest investors will purchase $25 million of its common shares, with proceeds supporting ongoing test commercialization.
The companies will combine Hamilton's LabElite DeCapper with the Rhinostic swab collection device for hands-free, high-throughput sample processing.