Innovative diagnostics for the Real World

Balancing doing well with doing good

DRW is dedicated to tackling some of the world’s most serious infectious diseases using breakthrough point of care (POC) diagnostics

The Real World’s needs are our drive for inventiveness

Decentralised molecular testing at the POC where patients are seen and where prompt clinical intervention can be initiated. Our mission is to develop high performance and simple to use diagnostic solutions.

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Read the latest news and activity from the DRW team.

Diagnostics for the Real World’s landmark SAMBA machine enters Science Museum Group’s permanent collection and features in major new “Injecting Hope” exhibition

Breakthrough SAMBA II point-of-care diagnostic machine on show to the public from this November, as part of inspiring COVID-19 science showcase.

4 March 2024

Diagnostics for the Real World’s multiplex respiratory virus rapid point-of-care tests approved for sale in New Zealand

SAMBA molecular diagnostic tests deliver fast “one sample, one test” detection of COVID-19, FluA/B and RSV in hospital, laboratory and non-laboratory settings.

4 March 2024

Transformative Role of SAMBA II in Winchester College’s COVID-19 Response

Many congratulations to Dr John Cullerne, Undermaster at Winchester College, whose pioneering work on COVID-19 was recognised recently with an invitation to Buckingham Palace.

4 March 2024