B2.2 - Multi-Way Biosensors: Development and Commercialization

Dorothea Zahn, Jan Szeponik & Adrian Gandhi
The main milestones in biosensor history till 2000 include, e.g., • 1962 – 1st Description of an (amperometric glucose) biosensor • 1969 – 1st Potentiometric biosensor (for urea) • 1972/75 – 1st Commercial biosensor (YSI, Ohio, USA) • 1982/1986 – 1st Commercial biosensor in Europa ( CSE Berlin, Germany / PGW Medingen / ENH Hamburg, Germany) • 1987 – 1st Commercial biosensor for Blood Glucose Home Monitoring (MediSense/ExacTec) • 1990 – Launch of SPR based...