Iridian Supplying Key Components for New COVID-19 Testing Kit


Iridian Headquarter


Ottawa, Canada, Apr.15, 2020  

Iridian Spectral Technologies would like to congratulate Spartan Bioscience on obtaining Health Canada approval this week for use of the Spartan Cube for COVID-19 testing.  We are proud that Iridian’s optical filters are a key component in this instrument. Through an extensive manufacturing effort by all of our employees, we have been able to supply optical filters to support the increased production of the Spartan Cube.

Thanks to all of our dedicated Iridian employees, especially those at work every day at our operation here in Ottawa, making our contribution to this Canadian/Ottawa success story possible.  We stand ready to continue supporting Spartan and their ongoing needs in helping to fight the pandemic.


Iridian Spectral Technologies Ltd (Iridian) is a diversified optical filter manufacturer that is an international leader in filter design and manufacture especially for application in the fields of fiber optic communications, biomedical optical spectroscopy, 3D entertainment, and in aerospace. Iridian is a global supplier with distributors in many countries.

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Spartan Bioscience receives Health Canada approval for fast, portable COVID-19 test

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