In-vitro Diagnostics

The diagnostic market is at a moment of change. New approaches, such as sequencing, are gaining traction; companion diagnostics are driving closer integration with therapy; continuous monitoring is enabling new diagnostic information; and market drivers are demanding low cost distribution of clinical quality data.


Wherever they are deployed, diagnostic systems all share key requirements including robust performance, unfailing detection systems and a long product lifetime. These diverse systems must also be developed and manufactured at a low cost while adhering to a robust regulatory framework.

Clinical laboratory systems typically need minimal downtime, high throughput, low cost (per assay), system flexibility with highly accurate performance and software designed to address hospital information systems. Expertise and innovative insight in areas such as liquid handling, thermal control, optics design, data handling and machine learning, robust automation and concurrent software are key.

For example, in the near patient arena, the best products provide clinical-quality results within medically actionable timescales. Development of these products requires a set of multidisciplinary skills including knowledge of lab protocols, the ability to refine and define biological steps that help guide translation to single-use disposables, and insight into human factors that ensures a readily useable product – designed for effective application at the point of use. 

In diagnostics, time to market is a key success driver, and TTP has devised approaches, subcomponents and platforms that accelerate developments for our clients. As well as delivering quickly, our multidisciplinary teams ensure that all factors in a diagnostic product’s success are considered – this includes the assay, the system reliability, the regulatory requirements, the user experience, the manufacture and the system cost.

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Life Science

We work at the intersection of physics, engineering and the biological sciences, creating and developing new technology for the life science industry.

Drug Delivery

Pharmaceutical companies face substantial challenges, from constraints in health spending to weakening drug pipelines. Yet opportunities exist for those bold enough to adapt, ranging from connected devices that drive adherence to generic devices at cost points previously thought impossible.

Medical Devices

Disruptive change is rolling through the medical device industry as value-based healthcare and digitisation spread from niches to the mainstream. This is a challenging time, but it presents real opportunities for those ambitious companies prepared to reinvent themselves.


Human therapies are adapting to tackle increasingly complex immunological diseases and conditions. These therapies often rely on tightly controlled cell cultures in order to produce therapeutic drugs efficiently, such as monoclonal antibodies or culture of the patient’s own genetically-engineered cells, as part of an autologous cell therapy workflow.


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 in real time.

Smart Implants

Increasing numbers of people are suffering from chronic conditions. Through the creation of tiny, fully integrated real-time measurement systems, smart implants are bringing the benefits of laboratory-grade telemetry to their lives.

Digital Health

Healthcare consumers are no longer willing to accept a poor user experience, and the consumer world has set their expectations sky-high. We design products and health experiences encompassing both physical and digital products for the healthcare consumers of tomorrow.

Medical Imaging

Medical imaging is required to meet the needs of advanced diagnostics and the demands of emerging markets, presenting the sector with sizeable rewards for innovation.


Surgery is a fertile area for medical device innovation with remarkable developments occurring in minimally invasive and robotic assisted techniques. The future of the operating room relies on intraoperative technologies which improve clinical and economic values as measured by procedure outcome, workflow efficiency and patient safety.

Cell and Gene Therapy

Cell and Gene Therapies can cure the incurable. With more than a decade of experience, TTP works in partnership with companies to solve the challenges of these complex therapies. Together we will improve patient access and save lives.


Neurotechnology promises to revolutionise the treatment of a wide range of diseases. Improving outcomes for patients depends on bringing together an understanding of the pathology with the medical device hardware needed to physically interface with the nervous system.

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