27 Sep 2018

Dairy Technologist: “LACTOSENS® Assay: A Rapid Computerized Lactose Content Determination Method”

The international dairy technology platform ‘Dairy Technologist’ describes our LactoSens biosensor as a ‘Rapid Computerized Lactose Content Determination Method’ that can be adopted for both industrial and artisanal use. Considering the importance of dairy products as a means to fight world hunger and malnutrition, LactoSens can make a significant contribution in developing countries with a high prevalence of lactose intolerance.

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10 Sep 2018
01 Sep 2018

FFG Bridge Project started

DirectSens started a cooperation with the laboratory of Prof. Dietmar Haltrich at the VIBT BOKU for the project „StaREliS – Stabilisation of Redox Enzymes for long-term implantable Sensors”.

StaREliS aims to elucidate the deactivation mechanism of redox enzymes, which should serve as the basis for the development of stable enzymes for long-term biosensors.

The project is funded by a Bridge grant from the the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG).

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02 Aug 2018

International Dairy Magazine appreciates NordVal validation

From the dairy industry point of view, IDM stresses the need for a precise, fast and easy method of on-site measurement of residual lactose – to bring it down to the recommended 0.01% lactose-free threshold. This has been made possible thanks to the technical breakthrough of LactoSens®. The recent NordVal validation of this method against the reference method for lactose determination allows dairies to easily integrate LactoSens® into their certified quality management system: This method’s high levels of accuracy, specificity, stability, and reliability have proven to be in line with the ISO 17025 standard.


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09 Jul 2018
14 Jun 2018

Australian Dairy Foods: „Lactose tests on the go”


The official magazine of the Dairy Industry Association of Australia has run a technical entry in the Equipment & Services section: The editor described the LactoSens® biosensor direct assay detecting principle and the suitability for various user groups.




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14 May 2018

DAIRY reporter: “LactoSens opens up lactose-free market”

One of the world’s leading magazine in dairy innovation has presented the LactoSens® biosensor test system as lactose-free market opener for dairies:

Barriers of previously-used reference methods for precise lactose 0.01% threshold detection have been successfully eliminated. With the launch of the latest LactoSens® 0.01% biosensor – recently validated against HPLC – it has become easy to benefit from a certified lactose detection method

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14 Mar 2018

Nordval International Certificate for LactoSens

LactoSens® lactose test kit has obtained the NordVal International Certificate, which confirms that LactoSens® in a few minutes can measure lactose levels with the same precision as the reference method HPLC at ISO 17025 accredited labs.

The certificate can be downloaded here.

Press release CHR Hansen




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