SensUs Uppsala


Uppsala University has participated in the SensUs competition since 2015/2016, while the know well-known contest was launched. SensUs is a yearly annual student competition on molecular biosensors for healthcare applications, which is held in Eindhoven, Netherlands. The mission of the SensUs is to stimulate the development of biosensors in a friendly competitive manner whereby students make and design innovative biosensors. 

Competition of 2020:

Sixteen different Universities from all around the world will compete in SensUs. The theme of SensUs 2020 is Epilepsy. Specifically, the focus of the current year is to monitore Valproate, a drug to cease epileptic seizures. Our Uppsala University team is constituted by 15 international Bachelor and Master students out of different disciplines that are studying together at Uppsala University (Sweden).

Find out more:

You can read more about the competition at

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We are happy that the Uppsala University team is coordinated from two different faculties: the TekNat (Science and Technology) and the MedFarm (Medicine and Pharmacy) Faculty.

Proud students and coordinators after receiving the creativity award (SensUs 2017)

Some more information from the team supervisors/coordinators can be found below.


Gemma Mestres, associate senior lecturer at Uppsala University

I am one of the coordinators of Uppsala SensUs. I will be happy to meet you and explain you more about the project or solve any doubt you may have.

Don’t hesitate to e-mail me!

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