Invisible Sentinel's Veriflow® Technology is Adopted by Silliker
January 5, 2015 • Press Release
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Invisible Sentinel Inc., a life-sciences company that develops rapid diagnostics for the food and beverage industries, announced today that its first-in-class Veriflow® diagnostic technology has been adopted for use by Silliker, an international provider of food-safety and food-quality services.
Invisible Sentinel has developed, validated, and delivered a custom assay to Silliker for use in its laboratories worldwide. The decision by Silliker to adopt Veriflow® follows its own validation studies of the assay. The assay, which has not been publicly disclosed, was created through Invisible Sentinel’s Custom Solutions Program, which adapts Veriflow® technology to individual client needs.
Nick Siciliano, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Invisible Sentinel, commented: “In addition to broadening our standard product line of diagnostics, we are innovating to address needs specified by individual clients. We are delighted to provide a testing-industry leader such as Silliker with a custom solution.
“Our Custom Solutions program has led to the creation of assays for multiple industries including winemaking, brewing, and food-spoilage organisms. The speed and quality with which we are able to develop, validate, and commercialize assays for new applications is unparalleled and is a testament to the versatility of the Veriflow® platform as well as the dedication and talent of our R&D and Operations team. We are now exploring opportunities to commercialize diagnostics for other industries such as environmental pathogens, veterinary services, and healthcare.”
About Invisible Sentinel
Invisible Sentinel is the inventor of Veriflow® technology, a patented, molecular flow-based technology that draws from the company’s core competencies in molecular diagnostics, antibody design, and immunoassays. Veriflow® test kits are finding applications across multiple industries. Invisible Sentinel helps the food industry to detect foodborne pathogens. The company works with winemakers and beer artisans to cost-effectively improve the quality of their products. And it can apply Veriflow® technology to challenges in other industries, too, designing custom solutions for healthcare, veterinary services, biodefense, and environmental testing. Each solution is specific, but each retains the inherent advantages of Veriflow® technology—it’s simple, accessible, and affordable.