Arctech Innovation is a world-leading innovation centre for breakthrough research into the development and evaluation of new technologies for the surveillance and control of diseases.

Who are we

We are a spin-out company from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), a world-renowned institution for academic research in public and global health, turning fundamental scientific discoveries into novel technologies for public health impact.

Our mission is to transform lives by developing products based on bio-inspired technology design and purpose-driven innovation – empowering everyone, every day, everywhere.

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What we do

Innovation: We use our proprietary Semeion IQ™ chemical ecology platform to take early-stage concepts and novel IP through to commercialisation, bridging the gap between fundamental scientific discoveries and the need for new technologies to address the world’s biggest public health challenges.

Contract Research: We conduct independent laboratory evaluation and clinical trials of public and veterinary health products, including diagnostics, insect repellents, insecticides, lures and other vector and pest control products. We offer support from initial assessment and experimental testing in the laboratory to clinical trials and field studies to support product development and registration.

Social impact: We run educational programmes and large-scale behaviour change and intervention studies, working closely with the WHO, Ministries of Health, local and national governments, NGOs and industry partners to build capacity and instil good vector control practices in households and communities.

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Our products

We use our Semeion IQ™ platform to identify volatile organic compounds and transform this into impactful public health products. With a strong technology pipeline, we are creating innovative vector and disease control and monitoring products designed to tackle the world’s largest public health problems.

Our product pipeline includes insect repellent and attractant products, and non-invasive disease diagnostic tools.

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Multi-disciplinary scientists

Our highly-skilled team of research scientists and trial managers have expertise in chemical ecology, entomology, microbiology, social science, animal health and clinical trials.

We ensure all our scientists are fully trained in Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) regulations and processes.

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Get in touch

Whatever your query may be – whether just a speculative question, or you have a product that needs testing – we would love to hear from you!

To request a quote, please complete our online enquiry form, call us on +44 (0)203 105 3522 or email us at

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