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April 10, 2008

Toumaz Technology and Consortium partners get 7.1 million Euro grant To develop wireless blood glucose monitor

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In their latest press release, Toumaz Technology Limited is announcing their participation in a consortium that has been awarded a grant of 7.1 million Euros ($11 million) to develop a wireless blood glucose monitor using their Sensium system, which is basically a microchip sensor, radio and battery small enough to be inserted within a bandage.

The grant award, made under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) of the European Community, will fund a four-year research and development project into the “DIAdvisor™” portable glucose prediction system, that will utilise Toumaz’s ... Sensium™ wireless body monitoring technology.  The large-scale project is being coordinated by Novo Nordisk A/S, ... and will be delivered by a consortium of 13 medical, industrial and academic partners, including the European region of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF).

The full list of participants in the DIAdvisor consortium is:

Novo Nordisk AS (Denmark)
Johannes Kepler Universitaet Linz (Austria)
Lunds Universitet (Sweden)
Universita Degli Studi di Padova (Italy)
Centre Hospitalier Regional Universitaire de Montpellier (France)
Toumaz Technology Ltd (UK)
Sensor Technology and Devices Ltd (UK)
Ondalys SARL (France)
Romsoft SRL (Romania)
Institut Klinicke a Experimentalni Mediciny (Czech Republic)
RICAM, Oesterreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Austria)
Ramboll Danmark A/S (Denmark)
Federation Internationale du Diabete Region Europe (Belgium)

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