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Webcast - Solutions Beyond Water - Successfully pipetting problematic liquidsSolutions Beyond Water - Successfully pipetting problematic liquids
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Webcast - Lab-on-Chip Platform Technologies for Point-of-Care Testing and Cell CulturingLab-on-Chip Platform Technologies for Point-of-Care Testing and Cell Culturing
This presentation focuses on recent advances in platform technologies developed at Micronit for applications within point-of-care diagnostics and cell culturing. A few examples developed within research projects are presented to illustrate the applicability of the developed technologies.

Market Reports
Mobile Technology In The Lab Trends 2015
HTStec Limited

This market report summarizes the results of HTStec’s industry-wide global web-based benchmarking survey on the use of mobile technology to monitor and control of lab instruments and automated systems carried out in April 2015.
Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) and Cancer Stem Cells (CSCs) Market Report 2013
Select Biosciences Ltd

This is the latest and most up-to-date Market Report from Select Biosciences addressing the CTC and CSC markets as they are evolving rapidly.
Single Cell Omics 2011
Select Biosciences Ltd

The single cell Omics revolution is the potential transformation of cellular heterogeneity from a source of noise to a source of new, as yet hidden discoveries.
Nanotechnology in Healthcare: Market outlook for applications, tools and materials, and 40 company profiles
Business Insights

The advent of healthcare nanotechnology has had a vast impact on the fields of drug delivery and diagnostics. Its role in healthcare is very important in terms of eradicating diseases, especially in the treatment of cancer. Advanced technological developments in coatings and implants using nanotechnology are expected to boost the scope of the market in various applications.
Single Cell Analysis 2010: the New Frontier for 'Omics Market Report
Select Biosciences Ltd

Successful conversion of opportunity to profit requires a detailed understanding of this emerging market. Single-Cell Analysis 2010: the New Frontier for ’Omics explains the key technologies, applications, unmet needs and trends. The 128-page report includes a survey of more than 300 participants, interviews with 5 leading experts, analyses of 25 companies and 16 academic programs and a 5-by-7 quantitative market model of technologies and applications.
Multiplexed Diagnostics 2010
Select Biosciences Ltd

The multiplexed diagnostics market has grown rapidly and generated sales of approximately $2.4 billon in 2009, but is now balanced on multiple tipping points.
Scientific News
Releasing Cancer Cells for Better Analysis
A new device developed at the University of Michigan could provide a non-invasive way to monitor the progress of an advanced cancer treatment.
Releasing Cancer Cells for Better Analysis
A new device developed at the University of Michigan could provide a non-invasive way to monitor the progress of an advanced cancer treatment.
Lab-on-a-Chip for Detecting Glucose
By integrating microfluidic chips with fiber optic biosensors, researchers in China are creating ultrasensitive lab-on-a-chip devices to detect glucose levels.
Soy Shows Promise as Natural Anti-Microbial Agent
Soy isoflavones and peptides may inhibit the growth of microbial pathogens that cause food-borne illnesses, according to a new study from University of Guelph researchers.
Soy Shows Promise as Natural Anti-Microbial Agent
Researchers from University of Guelph show that soy isoflavones and peptides could be used to reduce microbial contamination of food.
Parsortix Demonstrates Benefits Over Marker-Based Systems
Research published online in the International Journal of Cancer, shows the ParsortixTM System efficiently captures and harvests intact, viable circulating tumour cells (CTCs), including EpCAM-negative CTCs, to allow for broader downstream CTC analysis.
Experimental Therapy For Brain Cancer Could Prevent Drug Resistance
Information from penny-sized microfluidic chips allowed researchers to anticipate resistance to cancer treatment.
3D Printing of Lego Fluidics
Study shows how 3D printing can open up microfluidic technology to a wider audience.
New Method to Preserve Device to Monitor HIV Treatment
Inspired by pregnancy tests, scientists have developed a method to store microfluidic devices for months without refrigeration, giving developing countries an inexpensive and reliable way to treat patients.
Migration Creates Cancer Cell Vulnerabilities
Scientists found that migration can damage cancer cells’ nuclei and DNA, requiring repairs for their survival. The results may open new avenues for targeting metastatic cancer.
Business News
BioTek Instruments, MilliporeSigma Combine Forces
Company has announced collaboration with MilliporeSigma for long-term live cell experiments and dynamic time-lapse analyses, including automated cell perfusion and imaging.
Rheonix to Pursue Rapid Zika Virus Diagnostic
Company to develop automated system for simultaneous Zika virus detection and confirmation.
JSR Establishes Life Sciences Division
The company is leveraging its material and polymer expertise to expand into the life sciences industry in the two major industry categories of bioprocessing and diagnostic and research products.
Gyros Appoints Peter Luk as Vice President, Asia-Pacific
Appointment marks expansion of Gyros Protein Technologies into Asia-Pacific region.
GSK and Miltenyi Biotec Announces Collaboration
Company has announced collaboration with GSK for developing cell and gene therapy based treatments.
Micronit, iX-factory Have Merged
Micronit Microfluidics and iX-factory have announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Micronit has acquired iX-factory.
NanoScreen Transitions From Partnership to Corporation
Company has announced that it has updated its corporate structure to better position itself for growth.
Advances in Flow Chemistry
Discovering the latest developments at Flow Chemistry Europe 2016.
Yole’s Analysts Believe in a Wide Adoption of Gas Sensors in Consumer Products
Company has announced that the gas sensor market is currently growing and will reach US$ 920 million in 2021.
Aston University Wins Funding to Develop Robotic Stem Cell Factory
University has announced that this development will reduce the cost of manufacturing adult stem cells and open up the opportunity to produce new therapies for a range of conditions.

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25 May 2016
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Organ-on-a-Chip World Congress
07 Jul 2016
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ePosters
Rapid electrochemical impedance spectroscopy for protein detection in Lab-on-a-Chip devices
(a) Thomas Johann Seebeck Department of Electronics, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia; (b) Protobios OÜ, Tallinn, Estonia

We present results in rapid solution impedance spectroscopy to detect protein interactions (antibody-antigen) in human serum. Two different serum-antibody mixtures are measured in cuvettes, interfaced with screen-printed electrodes to determine whether the experimental setup can detect differences in composition.
Finite element modelling for the optimization of temperature control in Lab-on-a-Chip devices
(a) Thomas Johann Seebeck Department of Electronics, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia; (b) SelfDiagnostics Deutschland GmbH, Leipzig, Germany

The presented finite element model aims to help in the development of Lab-on-a-Chip devices which require temperature control. The model simulates the thermal system in such devices to enable in silico validation of designs and geometry optimization, and aims to be a versatile tool supporting multiple temperature control methods.
Development of an Integrated Paper-based Molecular Diagnostic Platform
Brunel University, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, United Kingdom, UB8 3PH

The poster describes a modular development of a paper-based molecular diagnostic device and the latest results obtained from a proof-of-concept device.
Advanced Microfluidic Mixing Device for the Study of Macromolecule Dynamics
Department of Biomedical, IIT Hyderabad

We have developed and characterized a micro-fluidic mixer to study the macro-molecule dynamics such as kinetics of protein folding, DNA sequencing, single molecule study and detection etc. on a micro-second timescale. Numerical simulation has been performed to analyse the study of mixing performance of micro-fluidics channel.
A combined cell placement and migration assay device for cancer cell anti-migration drug screening
1) The Ohio State University, Biomedical Engineering, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 2) CEIT and Tecnun (University of Navarra), Manuel de Lardizábal 15, 20018 San Sebastián, Spain, 3) Centro de Ingeniería Biom

We have developed a microfluidic device capable of hydrodynamically trapping cells over polymer lines which encourage 1D migration based on topographical cues. These lines have been fabricated with both femtosecond laser ablation and dewetting/stamping. This type of precise control will allow precise microfluidic assessment of potential drug targets to limit cancer cell migration.
Microelectrode For Microdroplet Activity: A Survey on Design
Micro and Nano Electronic Systems Unit (MiNES), Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 43400 Serdang, Selangor. MALAYSIA.

Electrowetting basic operation is by having the microdroplet activity based on the electric field generated from the active microelectrodes that are designed and fabricated on the glass or pcb substrate. The design of the microelectrode can affect the result of the microdroplet movement, direction, size and etc. In this work, a few comparisons on the effectiveness from different electrode shapes have been made.
Development of a nucleic acid-based amplification test as point-of-care rapid test detecting sexually-transmitted diseases for home-care
Fraunhofer Institute of Cell Therapy and Immunology Leipzig, Nanotechnology Unit, D-04103 Leipzig; University of Leipzig, Institute of Analytical Chemistry, Working Group Prof. Belder, D-04103 Leipzig

The main problem of early diagnosis of STI is the lack of suitable systems. Therefore a quick home test is needed. In this poster, a microfluidic cartridge combining an isothermal amplification with detection on a lateral flow strip is presented.
Acoustophoretic microfluidic device for high throughput DNA sequencing
Dept. of Biomedical Engineering IIT Hyderabad

Multiphysics modelling for acoustic standing wave technology combined with micro-technology which can be used for manipulation and concentration on typical Lab-on-Chip devices for DNA sequencing.
Advanced Microfluidic Mixing Device for the Study of Macromolecule Dynamics
IIT Hyderabad

We have developed and characterized a micro-fluidic mixer to study the macro-molecule dynamics such as kinetics of protein folding, DNA sequencing, single molecule study and detection etc. on a micro-second timescale. It is observed that geometry of channel has significant impact on the mixing performance of channel and also mixing time. This mixer could be used for trapping, sequencing of micro and macro molecules such as cell, DNA and protein samples under flow condition
Innovative technology that enables RNAi in difficult to transfect cells
GE Healthcare Dharmacon, Inc.

Investigations at Dharmacon have led to the development of innovative siRNA molecules that can be delivered into difficult-to-transfect cells without additional lipid reagents, virus, or instruments. This technology, Accell siRNA reagents, enables gene knockdown for functional genomic studies in a wide variety of cell types. In some instances, cells can be continuously dosed with Accell siRNAs to enable target gene knockdown for extended durations.
Application Notes
Microbial Detection and Quantification Using the IntelliQube® from Douglas Scientific®
Douglas Scientific

Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) is a powerful tool for the quantification of microorganisms and are used in many fields. In this study commercially available microbial NAT kits were successfully miniaturized from 20 µL to 1.6 µL reaction volumes using the IntelliQube. The IntelliQube delivers efficient and economical high throughput sample processing for microbial qPCR applications.
Evaluation of a New Accurate, Automated and Cost-effective Approach for the Analysis of Pharmacologically Important Copy Number Variation
Douglas Scientific

The IntelliQube® from Douglas Scientific® is designed to address the need for accurate and reliable results for studies such as CNV determination.
Formation of Monodispersed Microbubbles
Dolomite

This application note describes how the Mitos P-Pump can be used in combination with the Droplet Junction Chip to produce monodispersed gas bubbles.
Gas Bubble Generation in Water using Dolomite's Small Droplet System
Dolomite

This application note describes a hydrodynamic flow-focussing based system for the monodisperse formation of nitrogen bubbles using the Small Quartz Droplet Chip based Small Droplet System.
Quantifying µ-Scale Mixing Time of Sodium Hydroxide and Phenolphthalein Using Dolomite's Micromixer System
Dolomite

This application note evaluates mixing using a rapid chemical reaction causing a colour change as the indicator of mixing.
Introduction to Mixing and Droplet Production in Microfluidics using Dolomite's Educational Microfluidic System
Dolomite

This application note introduces researchers to fundamental fluid operations in microfluidics using Dolomite's Educational Microfluidic System.
Characterisation of Droplet Junction Chip with Hexadecane and Water
Dolomite

This application note describes how Dolomite's Droplet Junction Chip can be used to generate water droplets in a hexadecane oil carrier stream. By controlling the pressure of the oil and water input reservoir, different flow regimes and droplet sizes were observed.
Mitos P-Pump Droplet Monodispersity
Dolomite

The unique pulseless pressure driven pumping technology of the Mitos P-Pump offers the best solution for droplet formation applications providing a coefficient of variation in the droplet diameter of less than 0.6%. A comparison of the size consistency of droplets formed by the Mitos P-Pump and a market leading syringe pump
Parallel Droplet Generation
Dolomite

This application note describes the performance of a reliable and versatile high throughput system which features Dolomite's innovative 6-Junction Droplet Chip with 6 individual flow-focussing junctions and is capable of consistently producing up to 600ml of emulsion over a 24-hour period as well as highly monodispersed droplets ranging from 20µm to 60µm in diameter.
Mitos Dropix Droplet Generation System: Demonstration of Droplet-on-Demand Sequencing
Dolomite

Mitos Dropix technology now introduces liquid sampling and processing over a very wide 10 nL – 50 µL volume range utilizing droplet technology. Droplet-on-demand sequencing and droplet library generation is demonstrated with the Mitos Dropix® Droplet Generation System in this application note.
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