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News on research grants, RFPs, government funding trends in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

AACC noted that the number of sites performing clinical lab testing in the US has risen to 266,000 in 2020 from 154,000 in 1993.

The company's mobile app provides automated COVID-19 screening and directs potential patients to testing locations for confirmatory testing.

The company's contract with the NIH offered $12 million total and after initial test verification, Fluidigm will receive approximately $11 million.

The effort, called INNO4COV-19, was awarded €6.1 million last month to support the commercialization of new diagnostics.

The funding will be used to start a new trial to assess the benefits of repeat population testing, expand existing trials, and increase PCR-based testing capacity.