Well known PoC diagnostic tests are the home pregnancy test and glucose tests for diabetes monitoring. Current PoC applications are mostly limited to simple assays and qualitative tests. In recent years, there has been a strong drive to extend PoC testing to more complex and quantitative assays.
This requires a number of technological issues to be overcome, and this development is driven by advances in microfluidic, biosensor, and Lab-on-a-Chip technologies. Surfix's products and services enable the development of advanced components, devices and products for new applications .