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Okos combines the future of healthcare with our planet's health. Offering biodegradable plastic-free test solutions direct-to-consumer.

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For Okos your health means Planet's health

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Okos owns the rights and patent for 3 biodegradable Lateral Flow Assay cassette solutions.*


Okos Diagnostics was oficially founded in Amsterdam in February 2022 by
Sander Julian Brus a biotech enthusiast and Fernando Barrios a former industrial designer.

After the COVID 19 pandemic health emergency, single use test kits are in great demand and causing large numbers of polluting waste. About 100 billion plastic latteral flow assays are produced yearly because of the increasing demand which generates a plastic crisis already in the middle of a plastic pollution problem.


Trying to aim the medical waste problem Okos seeks to be the world leading biodegradable LFA solution by 2030.

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What is the press/media saying about Okos?

Constantly looking for innovative solutions where environmental and human health can go hand in hand...
It's estimated that every rapid test contains about 10-grams of plastic that heads to the landfill immediately after use...
To say that COVID-19 brought a lot of problems globally is probably the understatement of the decade...
The designer actually created a biodegradable cellulose-based rapid test back in 2020 but now he has come up with...
Coronasneltests zorgen voor veel plastic afval, maar waar vind je iemand die een biologisch afbreekbare variant kan maken?
Okos diagnostics has recently introduced a 100% cellulose-based LFA, although not commercialized...
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