Institute of Molecular Biology of Armenia will soon launch production of COVID tests
ArmInfo. Scientists at the Institute of Molecular Biology of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia have developed and will soon begin production of tests for the diagnosis of coronavirus infection. This was announced live on Facebook by Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashiyan. He noted that according to the leadership of the institute, the institute can produce up to 100 anti-coronavirus tests daily.
He noted that the government has recently given special importance to the financing of science, including applied science. In the budgets of 2019 and 2020, the government increased funds for applied science by more than 10-fold, to 600-700 million drams. About 300 million drams were spent on the purchase of laboratory equipment alone.