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We’ve been battling bacteria almost since the beginning of time. Superbugs have arrived and the strategy needs to change.


QuaraSense™ is an entirely new technology platform that will measure the signature of infectious bacteria, enabling rapid response and greater chance for stopping an infection. Treatment efficacy may be measured on an ongoing basis. 

This will also be the first platform capable of detecting a wide range of infectious microorganisms with one test. QuaraSense™ technology is testing made simple because it samples from the environment in which the infection is suspected. The days of chasing a population of bacteria with a test tube are over.

Our mission:

Save lives, alleviate suffering and improve the world’s food supply.

Humanity has been battling bacteria almost since the beginning of time. Now we have superbugs. Our strategy needs to change.

Superbugs are expected to cost the global economy $100 trillion in health care and lost productivity by 2050 (as per the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations, Nov 2018). 

Current methods for detection of bacteria are inadequate — this leads to billions in food production losses.

We overuse antibiotics, in part because we do not detect infections early enough and lack timely feedback on a drug’s effectiveness.

Antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria are present in humans, animals and fish.

Markets for Quara’s Sensors for Life

Aquaculture:

Early warnings of bacteria outbreak will reduce the overuse of antibiotics.

QuaraSense™ will help reduce the more than $6 billion losses annually in global aquaculture (shrimp, salmon & others) due to disease.

QuaraView™ data services will allow users to track measurements over time and input weather, feeding and other variables.

Early disease diagnostics, biosecurity measures, and assigning budgets to mitigation and contingency are effective measures to save millions of dollars.

Human Health:

More than 700,000 people die annually around the world from superbug bacterial infections.

Rapidly sense a life-threatening infection and the need for treatment — critically important for sepsis and other infections.

Will help manage treatment by rapidly sensing the efficacy of treatment.

Will help control the spread of infectious disease that cost lives and billions in health care costs. 

Animal Health:

Veterinarians or animal owners will be able to quickly determine if their livestock or pet has a harmful bacterial infection.

Will help mitigate suffering and will reduce veterinary costs in the estimated $260 billion annual pet industry.

Approximately 70% of antibiotics in the US are given to livestock for preventative reasons – now they can be given only when a bacterial threat is present, saving millions of dollars and helping the fight against superbugs from the overuse of antibiotics.

Food Processing and Industrial Pipelines:

Will provide real-time sensor data for managing bacterial outbreaks from food-processing equipment to oil pipelines or pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Early detection of a bacterial threat will help to minimize the formationi of harmful biofilms.

Early warning will reduce costly plant shut-downs that can cost millions of dollars and do irreversible reputational damage.

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Key Takeaways
  • QuaraSense™ is an entirely new technology platform that will measure the signature of infectious bacteria, enabling rapid response and greater chance for stopping an infection.
  • QuaraSense™ has been prototyped successfully and is ready for final design and scale up to participate in global markets.
  • Currently a Reg D investment opportunity for accredited investors
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Steven Eror
seror@quarainc.com
801-631-7288
Chief Executive Officer
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