Ascensia to bring to market POCTech CGM sensor

Ascensia Diabetes Care has entered into a global alliance with Zhejiang POCTech, Co., Ltd (POCTech), a developer and manufacturer of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems.

The intention is to bring to market a state-of-the-art CGM product that improves on the current GCMs available. As part of this agreement Ascensia will commercialize a version of POCTech’s current CGM kit, distributing the product in the second half of 2019.

Ascensia is responsible for the development of the Contour Next blood glucose monitoring range of meters. The company will be the exclusive distributor for POCTech’s devices in an initial 13 markets, which are yet to be confirmed.

This agreement will leverage expertise from both companies to build and manufacture next-generation products with enhanced capabilities and features that are designed to more effectively meet the needs of people with diabetes.

This is part of a round up of sensors currently available in the UK from a feature in the online magazine. To see the full feature click HERE.

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