The engineers at DCN can help you design user-friendly sample collection devices and custom cartridges for your rapid diagnostic test.

Why DCN?

Modern rapid diagnostic tests are more than just test strips. They require high-performance sample collection devices, lateral flow cassettes and reader systems. DCN will develop, integrate, verify, validate and transfer all subsystems of your product to manufacturing.

Our engineering and assay development teams are completely integrated to ensure the smooth and efficient development of all of the engineered components that integrate with your assay.

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  • Development of Lateral Flow, Flow Through and Microfluidic Immunoassay
  • Systems or Components
  • Industrial Design
  • Design For Use
  • Design for Manufacturing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Verification and Validation
  • Complete Manufacturing Transfer



  • Sample collection devices for any sample: whole blood, saliva, sweat, tears, urine, environmental samples, plant, soil, water, food, etc.
  • Sample treatment and delivery devices
  • Lateral flow cassettes
  • Biohazard containment
  • Chips for microfluidic immunoassays or molecular diagnostics
  • Integrated devices for field use for military, agricultural, veterinary or medical use
  • User-centric, CLIA waived diagnostic devices with integrated functions

DCN Provides


  • ISO 9001:2015 and EN 13485:2016 compliant development processes
  • A single partner for complete product development including the assay and disposables
  • Easy contracting. Fee-for-service. You own the product.