In six months, the Lausanne facility has attracted 90 consumers wishing to test their drugs. The canton is considering the future of the programme.
The analysis of illicit drugs faces many challenges, mainly regarding the production of timely and reliable results and the production of added value from the generated data. It is essential to rethink the way this analysis is operationalised, in order to cope with the trend toward the decentralization of forensic applications.
The Swiss start-up Nirlab Narcotics has developed a device that can test drugs for substance, dosage and purity in five seconds. How does it work?
In order to meet the great challenge of quickly obtaining reliable results in the analysis of narcotics, it is obvious to make use of new technologies.