Disruptive Technology Award

A search for the next innovative testing solution that will transform patient care

AACC’s Disruptive Technology Award competition recognizes innovative testing and disruptive technology solutions that improve patient care through diagnostic performance or access to high quality testing.

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Congratulations to the 2022 semifinalists on their disruptive technologies:

Biological Dynamics, Inc. — Verita Isolation Platform

Co-Diagnostics, Inc. — YourTest PCR

Cytovale Inc. — IntelliSep

FloBio LLC — "Physio" System

Nanopath — Nanopath Platform

Visby Medical — Visby Medical PCR Point-of-Care Tests

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The semifinalists will present their innovative technologies to the Disruptive Technology Award Committee in May, with three (3) finalists being selected to compete live at the Disruptive Technology Award session at the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago, on Monday, July 25 from 4:30 – 6 p.m. A winner will be selected and announced at the conclusion of the session.

Thank you to all the applicants who submitted their technology to this competition. We wish you all the best and invite you to apply to this competition again in the future.

Special thanks as well to our expert reviewers for their valuable contribution to this competition.


  • May: Semifinalists present to Organizing Committee.
  • June 8: Finalists announced.
  • Mid-June to early-July: Finalists and assigned mentors coordinate further presentation review.
  • Monday, July 25: Finalists required to present at a special session during the 2022 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting. The winner will be chosen at the end of the session.

Please note that this timeline may be subject to change.


Please email AACC Education with any questions about the competition.

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2021 Competition

Congratulations to the 2021 Disruptive Technology Award winner, Day Zero Diagnostics, Inc. Find out more about them and other contestants from past competitions.