About Detekt

Detekt is a full service product design and engineering firm located in Austin, Texas. Over the last 15 years, the Detekt team has worked alongside both private and public companies to launch products that fulfill each client’s vision and successfully go to market.

Detekt's core expertise lies in instrumentation and hardware design and manufacturing, and Detekt's team has extensive knowledge on what it takes to successfully design a product that is ready to go to market. Detekt's optical lateral flow reader technology for rapid tests is used internationally in a variety of industries including veterinary health, laboratory diagnostics, food safety, bio-threat, environmental monitoring, forensics, and more.

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Detekt's line of optical lateral flow reader technology is used in the following fields:

Food & Beverage Safety

food and beverage safety rapid testing

  • E.Coli
  • Listeria
  • Salmonella
  • Mycotoxins
  • GMO
  • Allergens
  • Antibiotics


bio threat rapid testing assays

  • Anthrax
  • Ricin
  • Botulinum Toxin
  • SEB
  • Tularemia
  • Plague
  • Brucella

Healthcare Diagnostics

healthcare diagnostics rapid testing assays

  • Cardiac Markers
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Pregnancy/ Ovulation
  • Drugs of Abuse
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Urinalysis

Environmental Monitoring

environmental monitoring water quality rapid testing

  • Water Quality
  • Soil Quality
  • Effluent Testing
  • Contamination
  • Industrial Process

Veterinary & Animal Health

veterinary health rapid testing

  • Veterinary Diagnostics
  • Companion Animals
  • Livestock Monitoring
  • Food Production Enhancement

The Team

Detekt Biomedical L.L.C., founded by Damon Borich M.D., blends and leverages a unique knowledge of optoelectronics, software design, analytical image processing, and industrial product design to fulfill a concept to product mission and commitment. Detekt draws upon expertise gained in multiple fields including Medical Diagnostics, Analytical Instrument Design, Image Processing, and Embedded Systems Design to create a fully integrated product design.



Key Skill Sets:

  • Industrial Design
  • CAD Modeling
  • Hardware Design
  • Advanced Imaging Algorithms
  • Multi-level Programming
  • Prototyping Services
  • 3D Printing
  • Biochip and Assay Integration
  • Injection Molding and Manufacturing

Detekt's technology is protected by the following issued patents7,803,322 and 7,267,799.