Rapid Test Ensures Safety at Olympics Open-Water Events - a rapidmicrobiology Podcast

Jul 21, 10:41 AM
In this episode, our guest Tim Adams from Tecta-PDS talks about the success of the Tecta B16, the world's only approved portable rapid automated test for water, and explains how its user-friendly design and testing capabilities are knocking everything else out of the water.

Timestamps:
[1:40] - Explanation on why the Olympics committee chose the Tecta B16 for water testing
[4:00] - How it works
[7:55] - Differences between Tecta-PDS technology and other tests on the market (cost etc.)
[9:56] - If no special training is required, how user-friendly is the Tecta B16?
[12:47] - Origins of its invention
[17:30] - US EPA approval for testing drinking water
[19:30] - Validated for food and beverage applications and international approvals
[23:15] - First nations and Africa success stories

Biography: 
Tim Adams, having lived and worked in multiple countries, has over 25 years of senior leadership experience heading up sales and marketing teams worldwide in various markets, including clean-tech, hi-tech, professional services, manufacturing, telco, and software.  He joined the company in 2012 as Vice President, Sales & Marketing, to lead the worldwide effort for Veolia Water’s innovation division, ENDETEC, which consisted of TECTA-PDS and several other advanced monitoring businesses.  In 2016, along with his partner Doug Wilton, he led a management buyout of the division, bringing the entire business and operations back to Canada. He holds a BA from Brock University as well as an International Certificate of Marketing from Harvard University.