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Local manufacturer races to tap potential in medical technology

Racer Technology's microfluidic chip, which takes only minutes to give blood test results, is part of CEO Willy Koh's drive to grow the firm into a world player

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Racer Technology's Mr Koh gets on the fast track in the medical technology industry with the firm's diagnostic tool, a microfluidic chip, which can produce blood-test results in minutes which would otherwise take up to two weeks in a lab.

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Racer Technology's Mr Koh gets on the fast track in the medical technology industry with the firm's diagnostic tool, a microfluidic chip (above), which can produce blood-test results in minutes which would otherwise take up to two weeks in a lab.

AS governments race to prepare for the possibility of an Ebola outbreak in their countries, a local medical device manufacturer, Racer Technology, has already produced a diagnostic kit that can test for the disease.

It is part of a collaboration with a United States start-up, Nanomix, and...

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