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Tackling the Problem of Sensing Commonly Abused Drugs Through Nanomaterials and (Bio)Recognition Approaches

Researchers from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iuliu Hatieganu Cluj-Napoca and the University of Antwerp, both involved in BorderSens project, have recently published a paper in Frontiers in Chemistry where some of the results of their work within the project have been included. This review discusses the types of commonly abused drugs and their …

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What are precursors and why are they so important?

Wearable Electrochemical Sensors for the Monitoring and Screening of Drugs

The University of Antwerp, who coordinates BorderSens project, has participated, together with other relevant entities, in the preparation of an article entitled "Wearable Electrochemical Sensors for the Monitoring and Screening of Drugs". This article reviews for the first time wearable electrochemical sensors for monitoring therapeutic drugs and drugs of abuse, including future prospects of these …

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First issue of BorderSens newsletter

The first issue of BorderSens newsletter is out! We are excited to share the first issue of our newsletter, which will keep you up to date with all the latest news of BorderSens project. Learn more about us and the work we have performed so far here. Hope you enjoy it! Remember that you can …

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electrochemistry in the war on drugs

Identifying electrochemical fingerprints of ketamine with voltammetry and LC-MS for its detection in seized samples

The University of Antwerp, National Institute of Criminalistics and Criminology (NICC) and Dutch Customs Laboratory, all of them members of BorderSens consortium, have recently published an article entitled "Identifying electrochemical fingerprints of ketamine with voltammetry and LC-MS for its detection in seized samples". Herein, a straightforward electrochemical approach for the determination of ketamine in street …

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BorderSens leaflet #2

Detailed information on the BorderSens device for the detection of illicit drugs and precursors, including main features, technologies involved and how it will work. Also, a comparison between different types of drug detection devices and main challenges of commercial tests have been included. Download Document  

European drug market data

Deliverable 8.1: Development of dissemination and communication plan

This deliverable, available here, is the result of the initial planning and strategy development activities performed within the framework of work package 8 (WP8) “Dissemination and exploitation” of BorderSens project, and, more specifically, of task 8.1 “Development of communication and dissemination plan”, led by IZERTIS and with the participation of the rest of the consortium …

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Drug detection

BorderSens leaflet #1

General overview of BorderSens project, including main aim, technologies involved, brief description of the consortium, and means of contact. Download Document  

Drug test failed

BorderSens press release #1

The first press release of BorderSens project, prepared and released coinciding with BorderSens KO meeting, focuses on disseminating general information and main aim of the project. Download Document  

Drug test

BorderSens at a glance

Slide presentation including BorderSens project main objective, consortium, budget, and duration. Download Document  

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