Global innovative healthcare company and the UK’s largest Covid-19 PCR testing provider Randox is today pleased to announce that it has signed a three-year principle partnership agreement with Sheffield United. The partnership will commence in the 2021 / 2022 season and will include both men’s and women’s first team. From next season both teams will wear the Randox logo on their jerseys.
Founded in 1982 in County Antrim by leading medical scientist, Dr. Peter FitzGerald CBE, Randox has been a pioneer in improving health and enhancing lives, worldwide. To achieve their goals the company is committed to an extensive research programme, including investing more than £300m in the development of its innovative biochip array programme to enable earlier, more accurate diagnosis. The company currently employs more than 2000 people of over 40 different nationalities.
Randox is a world leader in healthcare diagnostics; today more than 5% of the world’s population – in excess of 370 million people across 145 countries – receives medical diagnosis through use of Randox products each year. Over the past year, Randox has been at the forefront of the UK’s fight against COVID-19, and has significantly invested in its testing capacity meaning that it can now process over 500,000 tests per day, making it amongst the very largest Covid-19 laboratories in Europe. To date Randox having processed over 13 million Covid-19 PCR tests in the UK and now have comprehensive Covid-19 testing, logistics and customer services available to support overseas holidays and those undertaking international travel.
Randox has a proud history of supporting sports, and has been the Official Partner of the, the Grand National since 2017.
Dr. Peter FitzGerald CBE, Randox chief executive officer, said: “We are very excited about this partnership and the opportunity to align Randox with Sheffield United Football Club, not only is Sheffield the birthplace of football, but it is also one of the fastest growing cities in developing sports science and medical technology which we are very keen to see how we can look to assist through our services. We are extremely proud to be the principal partner of the Blades and to be a part of the club’s progress in the years to come.”
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