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October 4, 2021
KnowNow in the Daily Mail
The news about our saliva based KnowNow rapid infectiousness test for COVID-19 has been picked up over the weekend by the DailyMail...
October 4, 2021
Vatic announces manufacturing partnership with Abingdon Health
Abingdon Health plc (“Abingdon Health”), a leading international developer and manufacturer of high quality and effective rapid tests, and Vatic Health Limited (“Vatic”), a UK born health-tech...
October 4, 2021
KnowNow in the Mirror
News about our partnership with Abingdon Health has been picked up by the Mirror and appears in a number of stories on their website today...
October 3, 2021
KnowNow in the Telegraph
KnowNow has been covered in an exclusive in the Telegraph...
September 13, 2021
Our employee and business COVID-19 safety survey. The results are in!
We surveyed 500 SME business leaders and 1,000 employees to get their take on COVID safety in the workplace. 
August 25, 2021
Studies show Delta can spread via double vaccinated staff. Now really is the time to test
Two landmark studies show that double-jabbed people infected with the Delta variant can spread the virus as easily as unvaccinated individuals...
August 11, 2021
Are your staff ignoring the new set of COVID-19 symptoms?
The tell-tale signs of COVID-19 are changing. With the spread of the Delta variant, the classic symptoms on our watchlist – high temperature, a loss or change to sense of smell or taste...
July 30, 2021
No vacation from the virus – four ways to protect your business from a summer COVID surge
Ready for a little rest and relaxation this summer? You’re not alone. Staycation bookings have skyrocketed and thousands are keeping a hopeful eye on the ever-shifting green list...
July 21, 2021
Five ways to get your staff on board with COVID-19 testing – even after social limits are lifted
Since surfacing in the UK earlier this year, the Delta variant has caused a sharp spike in COVID-19 cases. Now that we’ve finally reached ‘Freedom Day’, we’re also bracing for the biggest leap...
July 19, 2021
Vatic Health on CGTN Europe
News of Vatic’s technology has reached the behemoth of rapid antigen test manufacturing, China. Our CEO, Alex Sheppard, was interviewed on CGTN about KnowNow’s unique technology...
July 15, 2021
Three things will happen when we scrap workplace testing on 19 July
It’s official. From 19 July, the UK reopens. Just in time for summer, we have the green light to ditch our masks and coexist with COVID. No social distancing, no rule of six...
July 14, 2021
Vatic Health on Sky News
CEO of Vatic talks about the shift towards collective and corporate responsibility as the UK government winds down its testing service provision.
July 9, 2021
Vatic Health on TechCrunch
Our KnowNow testing has been picked up by Techcrunch UK: This startup just created a fast, accurate COVID test that only needs saliva and links to an app...
July 5, 2021
Alex Sheppard: "Vaccine Success Alone Won’t Give Technology Businesses COVID Immunity"
Read an article by our co-founder and CEO about the importance of testing for technology businesses.
July 2, 2021
How to tell if your business is at higher risk of a COVID-19 outbreak - 3 critical questions
The pandemic presents risks for every kind of company – but is your business more vulnerable than others? When an outbreak hits a single-site organisation, the ripple effects can be hard to recover...
June 24, 2021
Why it works: regular testing is the best protection against retail disruption
There’s a sense of expectation around the country because, despite a four-week delay, we’re on the cusp of returning to a normal post-COVID-19 life...
June 23, 2021
The importance of continuing testing after lockdown is lifted
June 21 has come and gone and the relaxation of rules is now tentatively rescheduled across the UK. When ‘Freedom Day’ does arrive, it will be the green light we’ve all been longing for...
June 18, 2021
Inspirational Woman: Dr Mona Kab Omir | Co-Founder & CTO, Vatic
"I grew up in Denmark and I was always very ambitious and wanted to make a difference in the world..."
June 15, 2021
Workplace COVID-19 screening – why ‘Freedom Day’ should be a turning point for testing  
We may not have an exact date yet, but the last of the UK’s social contact restrictions will soon be lifted. After more than a year of legal limits, Step Four of the government’s roadmap will be a...
June 9, 2021
Why you need to test your workforce for COVID-19 – even if you have zero cases
After hitting May’s milestone in the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, the world – and our workplaces – feel a little closer to normal...
June 2, 2021
The vaccine void - why your company still needs testing
According to the current vaccination timetable, all participating adults should have received their second dose by the end of October 2021. But that leaves a problematic four-month lag...
May 14, 2021
Back to business – why the UK’s productivity depends on quick, pain-free COVID-19 testing
As current COVID-19 restrictions ease, businesses are making plans to get their teams safely back to work. After more than a year of uncertainty, companies are ready to rekindle the collaboration...
April 3, 2021
Government backs 15-min Covid test to reopen clubs and sports stadiums
The test, created by Oxford start-up Vatic, does away with the invasive nasal swabs currently used in lateral flow tests...
December 18, 2020
Vatic KnowNow testing on SKY News
We are excited to announce that our story has been picked up by Sky News...
June 19, 2020
Grant Win from the Oxford Foundry
We were selected form the applications to receive grant funding and support...
June 2, 2020
We are part of the Mass Challenge 2020 Life Science Cohort
We are pleased to announce that Vatic (formerly My110) have been selected to be on the Boston based Mass Challenge 2020 cohort of innovative companies...
May 20, 2020
Vatic wins Innovate UK Funding
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded Innovate UK funding to support our push towards decentralised testing...
February 18, 2020
We have won a place on the scale-up scheme in Enterprise City
Vatic have been chosen from a large roster of companies to be on the scale-up support scheme based at Bonded Warehouse...
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