Leading the Way in Lateral Flow

Contract development of lateral flow immunoassays is at the core of all that we do at DCN.  Our cross-functional team of scientists and engineers can develop and integrate all aspects of the assay system, including test strips, cassettes, sample handling devices, and reader systems. We will assist you in the development of your entire product from concept to commercialization.

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For Lateral Flow Developers & Manufacturers

Rapid Test Development
DCN’s development services range from short feasibility studies up to full scale development and manufacturing.

 

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Industrial Design & Engineering
The engineers at DCN can design user-friendly sample collection devices and custom cartridges for your rapid test.

 

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DCN Education Labs
DCN can help you become a lateral flow expert during our custom, hands-on education and training course.

 

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Strategic & Technical Consulting
DCN offers consulting support at any stage of rapid test development.

 

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Manufacturing Transfer & Support
DCN simplifies the manufacturing transfer by customizing our approach to fit your needs.

 

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Products
Implement our expertise in your own development program by making a selection from our catalog of products.

 

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“Successful development of an IVD product requires experience and expertise. Lateral flow assays are no different. DCN showed us that they have both the experience and expertise to assist with the transition from ELISA to lateral flow.”

James V. SniderPh.D., President, Critical Diagnostics, San Diego, CA

“The experience, expertise, and expert network of DCN has allowed FABPulous to transform a novel technology concept into a simple, easy, and intuitive-to-use product, where truly “Form Follows Function.”

Diederik EngbersenCEO, FABPulous, Maastricht, Netherlands

“DCN was a tremendous resource for our assay development needs. [Their team leader] is one of the foremost experts in the field, and his knowledge and expertise contributed to the successful development of our patented flow-based detection system, Veriflow™.”

Nicholas A. SicilianoCEO, Invisible Sentinel, Inc., MA, USA

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Part 2: Where Are All the Multiplexed LFI’s?

Part 2: Where Are All the Multiplexed LFI’s?

DCN uses SymbolicsTM to create arrays of spots in the lateral flow field using high precision dispensers.

Out of the Mouths of Babes

Out of the Mouths of Babes

Why there have been no commercial successes in applying cell phone readers to POC, regulated, LFI based diagnostics? Why is there no industry standard for hardware or software specifications? Isn’t it time for that?

Part 1: Where Are All the Multiplexed LFI’s?

Part 1: Where Are All the Multiplexed LFI’s?

Multiplexing is a growing area of application development. It brings some very specific thought processes along with it when it comes to designing, developing and commercializing products.

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