OraSecure receives funding for new collection device for COVID-19 testing

The Alabama Department of Commerce and the Auburn Industrial Development Board have teamed to award $250,000 in funding to accelerate the development of OraSecure LLC’s breakthrough patent-pending saliva collection device to help in the battle against the coronavirus.

As described in this article, “The financial support will help OraSecure finalize the initial manufacturing run to begin mass producing and complete validation with the Food and Drug Administration. The OraSecure device is designed to facilitate a safer, more comfortable and less wasteful collection process for those seeking COVID-19 testing.

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