“Developing an infectious disease diagnosis platform.”

Ionica Sciences is employing two established technologies in a the IonID platform for disease diagnosis (patent pending). IonID allows direct detection of antigens associated with difficult to diagnose diseases. The first application is Lyme disease, the fastest growing vector-borne disease in the US. Initial pre-clinical studies have produced sensitivity and specificity of >90%, significantly better than the 55% currently demonstrated by commercial Lyme assays. This platform is widely applicable, with interest from government funding agencies to apply this technology to COVID detection.
Ionica is led by a strong team, and their Chief Business Officer brought his previous startup to a successful exit.  

Sector(s): Healthcare, Diagnostics

Ionica Sciences Overview

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Year founded 2013
Headquarters Ithaca, NY, USA
No. of employees 3

Ionica Sciences Key Financials 

Amount raised on previous funding rounds $403,000
Net Income (if in parenthesis, Net Loss) – on last year reported
Cash and Equivalents – on last year reported

Ionica Sciences – Offering

SEC Filings

Equity Crowdfunding Platform SeedInvest
Investors accepted Any accreditation level (retail investors accepted), Only from the USA
SEC Regulation (for US startups) Reg CF, Reg D (506c)
Minimum investment accepted $1000

Ionica Sciences‘ Startup Strength Indicators

Founder(s) Past Success Stories Ionica’s Chief Business Officer, Dean Koch, was CEO and co-founder of Cervilenz, which was acquired by United Women’s Healthcare. Cervilenz developed a medical device for determining risk for preterm birth.
Notable investors The Global Lyme Alliance, the premier Lyme patient advocacy philanthropy, was the first investor in Ionica Sciences.
Notable customers/partners Global Lyme Alliance
Proprietary IP/Patents WO2016134214 A1 (PCT application; pending)
Revenues on Last Year Reported (year)
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