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Drug Hunter Timeline


2015 - 2016


Proof of the principle 1st prototype developed, funded by EU ISF & the Estonian Ministry of Interior


Prototron has funded a handheld version of a drug tester for GHB analysis in saliva.

2017 - 2018

The technology was tested on-site (Weekend Baltic Festival)  in the cooperation with Estonian Police. Funded IUT-3320.


2017 - 2020

The 2nd generation was developed, funded by EU Internal Security Fund & the Estonian Ministry of Interior. 

2020 - 2021

Drug Hunter Analyzer under onsite testing in cooperation with Estonian Police. Funded by Estonian Research Council.

Get more info about  EAG14.

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2021 - 2023

Artificial Intelligence (AI) development for Drug Hunter Analyzer and roadside validation in cooperation with Estonian Police. Funded by Estonian Research Council. 

Get more info about EAG104.

2021 - 2023

Handheld drug meter development for GHB (gamma-Hydroxybutyric acid) also known as Liquid ecstasy, lollipops, liquid X, or liquid E

quantitative results in saliva and drinks. Funded by Estonian Research Council.

Get more info about MOBJD1015.

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Development of SALIKIT for oral fluid sample treatment and drug analysis. Funded by Health Tech Estonia Accelerator through SmartCap’s Startup Estonia program (financed by the European Regional Development Fund within the framework of the EU60971 project)

2023 - ...

Pre-clinical study for illegal drugs analysis in oral fluid samples using SALIKIT&Drug Hunter. Funded under the European Innovation Ecosystems work programme of Horizon Europe, Women TechEU (project nr 101114520)enTechEU (nr 101114520)

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