Medical and biological sensors: a technical and commercial review

James P. Smith (Associate Editor, Sensor Review)

Sensor Review

ISSN: 0260-2288

Publication date: 1 December 2005

Abstract

Purpose

Describes the history and development of biosensors and their commercial application.

Design/methodology/approach

Provides background information on different forms of biosensors and how they can be brought to market. This review is edited from a very detailed market research report “Medical and Biological Sensor and Sensor Systems: markets, applications and competitors worldwide”.

Findings

Finds that the commercial potential for biosensors is very large and is expected to reach US$ 2.3 billion worldwide in 2005.

Originality/value

The full market research report provides a detailed insight into biosensors and how they are made and the various application areas, together with discussion regarding a large number of vendor and research companies.

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Citation

Smith, J. (2005), "Medical and biological sensors: a technical and commercial review", Sensor Review, Vol. 25 No. 4, pp. 241-245. https://doi.org/10.1108/02602280510620060

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Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2005, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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