Apple-funded COPAN ships over 15 million COVID-19 test kits

With investment from Apple’s Advanced Manufacturing Fund, medical firm COPAN Diagnostics hired almost 250 people, created a new medical facility, and has shipped more than 15 million coronavirus sample collection kits across the US.

Part of the COPAN Diagnostic coronavirus test kitsPart of the COPAN Diagnostic coronavirus test kits

Following Apple’s May 2020 donation of $10 million, teams from Apple worked with COPAN and over a dozen other US firms to develop machinery and processes to produce COVID-19 test kits. Apple says that from April 2020, production increased by close to 4,000%.

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