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Wearable COVID-19 sensor receives major award from the U.S. Department of Defense

Northwestern University researchers have put their wearable COVID-19 monitoring device through a flurry of tests, updates and improvements since unveiling it in May 2020. Now, Sibel Health — a Northwestern spinout commercializing the sensor — has received a highly competitive $2.4 million from the U.S. Department of Defense through a Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium award. The award will support the technology’s continued development and deployment.