DirectSens is a company dedicated to the development of 3rd generation biosensors. We convert scientific results in innovative sensor solutions.


A technology platform around an unique biocatalyst serves as basis for our product developments. The flexibility of the technology along with the simple architecture enables DirectSens to target several markets where innovation in sensor technology is requested. Our most recent development read more

3rd Generation Glucose Sensor

A biosensor for use in a Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS) that reliably monitors the glucose levels of Diabetes patients.


DirectSens is working on a biosensor for the continuous measurement of glucose in the interstitial fluid. The goal of this development stage is to proof the performance of the technology in preclinical studies in vivo. Collaborators during this project are Medtech companies evaluating alternatives to first and second generation biosensors to improve performance. read more



A biosensor for fast, simple and precise detection of lactose in lactose-reduced and lactose-free milk.

Lactose-free milk products are a fast-growing market segment. DirectSens developed an electrochemical lactose test strip that can be used in the dairy industry to monitor the manufacturing process and for quality control of lactose-free products. The DirectSens technology enables for the first time a fast and accurate measurement of these low lactose concentrations. read more

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