Emerging biosensor technologies are enabling the measurement and analysis of valuable trace markers, leading to improved clinical outcomes by allowing the accurate observation of previously undetectable physiological signals.


From pharmaceutical companies using wearable sensors to generate real-time data for clinical trials, to medical device manufacturers improving diabetes management with continuous glucose measurements, healthcare is undergoing a digital revolution. Whether these large data sets are analysed at a population level to identify trends and predict outcomes, or at a patient level to assess the efficacy of a personalised therapy, the advantages are contingent on the ability to sense rich, accurate data. Biosensors provide this data; they respond to the presence of a biological analyte and convert this response into a useful signal.

Biotechnology companies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and sensor firms are investing in research and development priorities which include: the elimination of time-consuming sample enrichment; a move from discrete tests to real-time monitors; non-invasive measurement; and, crucially, reduction to the per-test cost.

TTP works with clients to design and develop biosensors that enable the successful measurement of previously undetectable physiological signals. 


The modelling phase is an area where TTP has excelled in producing unique applications to our problems. TTP engineers developed laboratory test beds that verified the modelling process and provided the ability to test theorized solutions without the need to do full-scale pilots. By narrowing down proposed solutions first by modelling and then on a test bed we could focus on a few key possibilities in our manufacturing environment, saving time and resources in this critical area.

Chuck Lynch

Senior Engineering Manager, Roche Diagnostics

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