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About Ellume

Ellume develops a range of diagnostic tests for common infectious diseases and designs products which include home influenza tests, digital devices for clinics, and developing products for health crises tailored specifically for both the product user and the disease state. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in East Brisbane, Australia.

Headquarters Location

57 Didsbury Street

East Brisbane, Queensland, 4169,


+61 7 3393 1448

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Expert Collections containing Ellume

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Ellume is included in 5 Expert Collections, including Medical Devices.


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Ellume Patents

Ellume has filed 20 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Molecular biology
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Immunologic tests
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Spectroscopy, Microscopy, Molecular biology, Analytical chemistry, Fluorescence


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Spectroscopy, Microscopy, Molecular biology, Analytical chemistry, Fluorescence



Latest Ellume News

Creditors approve $57m Ellume takeover deal

Jan 16, 2023

Creditors of Brisbane-based infectious disease testing products developer Ellume have agreed to a US$38 million ($57 million) deal that will see the business, known for its rapid COVID-19 test, enter the hands of competitor Hough Consolidated. The funds will be paid to creditors and noteholders after a vote in favour of the Deed of Co...

Ellume Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Ellume founded?

    Ellume was founded in 2010.

  • Where is Ellume's headquarters?

    Ellume's headquarters is located at 57 Didsbury Street, East Brisbane.

  • What is Ellume's latest funding round?

    Ellume's latest funding round is Asset Sale.

  • How much did Ellume raise?

    Ellume raised a total of $33.43M.

  • Who are the investors of Ellume?

    Investors of Ellume include Hough Pharma and National Institutes of Health.

  • Who are Ellume's competitors?

    Competitors of Ellume include Visby Medical, Baebies, Cardea Bio, MeMed, Accellix, Inflammatix, Oxford Nanopore Technologies, LumiraDx, Cue Health, Lumos Diagnostics and 22 more.

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