Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Automation & Microfluidics
Scientific Community
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article

Pushing the Boundaries of Microfluidics

Published: Thursday, November 09, 2006
Last Updated: Thursday, November 09, 2006
Bookmark and Share
New Expert Advisory Group is formed to advance Dolomite’s growing application areas.

Dolomite, recently established as a subsidiary of Syrris Ltd, has announced the creation of a new advisory group to augment its scientific and fabrication expertise, following the 2006 formation of The Dolomite Centre Limited.

The advisory group will increase Dolomite’s access to capabilities and application areas, with professionals from sectors including Pharmaceuticals, Forensic Science, Medicine and Academia.

With the incorporation of the new advisory group, Dolomite aims to make strategic decisions about where to apply its specialist glass, quartz and ceramic technologies and its high performance microfluidics knowledge.

The group members include: Julie Deacon, Micro and Nanotechnology (MNT) Network; Leonard Fass, GE Healthcare; Stephanie Hawkes, GlaxoSmithKline; Andy Hopwood, Forensic Science Service; Graeme Maxwell, Centre for Integrated Photonics (CIP); Andrew de Mello, Imperial College London; and Ian Sturland of BAE Systems.

Commenting on the formation of the advisory group, Dolomite Managing Director Mark Gilligan said, "The formation of this new group is of significant value for Dolomite and allows us to make strategic decisions about where best to use microfluidic technology to address novel application areas."

He continued, "The technology will address the current industry demands for improved reproducibility, faster performance and lower reagent consumption."

Further Information
Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 2,600+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 3,800+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters

Sign In

Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Enter the Dolomite and Lab on a Chip Productizing Science® Competition 2015 Now!
Don’t miss the chance to drive microfluidics innovation forwards.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Dolomite and Lab on a Chip Launch Productizing Science® Competition 2015
Competition offers the opportunity to take advantage of Dolomite’s invaluable commercial expertise and in-depth understanding of the international microfluidics market.
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Dolomite Announces Exclusive Agreement with Fluika
Agreement for the sale of compact microfluidic pressure and vacuum pumps for pneumatic control systems in microfluidics, chemistry and mechatronics.
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Dolomite Announces 2013 Productizing Science® Competition Winner
Fully automated DNA lab-on-a-chip microfluidic system wins Dolomite’s competition.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Dolomite Microfluidics, Sphere Fluidics Partner
Agreement will see companies deliver world leading droplet based technology.
Thursday, May 01, 2014
R&D Consortium to Develop Optical Sorting of Stem Cells
Dolomite is collaborating with European technology leaders over a two year publicly funded consortium.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Epigem and Dolomite Join Forces
Both Companies announces collaboration in the design and manufacture of microfluidic devices.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Dolomite Celebrates a Successful 2012
Microfluidics company Dolomite has reported an exceptional 20% year-on-year growth in 2012.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Dolomite Announces Microdroplet IP License Arrangements with JST
Dolomite offers a wide range of Droplet-forming devices.
Friday, August 24, 2012
Dolomite’s Launches Productizing Science™ Competition
New competition offering the chance to productize scientific discoveries.
Monday, June 18, 2012
Dolomite Joins Forces with LioniX B.V.
Companies join forces in the areas of designing, developing and fabricating microfluidic devices and systems.
Thursday, May 03, 2012
Dolomite and GigaGen Collaborate to Develop Novel Droplet Merging Technology
Development of a novel Droplet Merger Chip for massively parallel single cell genetic analysis.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Microfluidics Specialist Dolomite Signs Collaboration Agreement with Sphere Fluidics
Sphere Fluidics offers extensive expertise in miniaturized Discovery Systems and Services based on microfluidics and picodroplets.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Dolomite and Emerald BioSystems collaborate to produce award winning novel protein crystallography instrument
Dolomite is delighted to announce its collaboration with Emerald BioSystems in the development of the Microcapillary Protein Crystallization System (MPCS) Plug Maker™.
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Microfluidic Application Centre Appoints Gillian Davis to Strategic Commercial Role
Dr. Gillian will be instrumental in securing new business opportunities and managing customer relations at Dolomite microfluidic capabilities and services.
Monday, September 17, 2007
Scientific News
Chip-Based Technology Enables Reliable Direct Detection of Ebola Virus
Hybrid device integrates a microfluidic chip for sample preparation and an optofluidic chip for optical detection of individual molecules of viral RNA.
Stem Cell Research Hints at Evolution of Human Brain
Researchers at UC San Francisco have succeeded in mapping the genetic signature of a unique group of stem cells in the human brain that seem to generate most of the neurons in our massive cerebral cortex.
Developing a Breathalyzer-Type Low Blood Sugar Warning Device For Diabetes
A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has been awarded a $738,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop a breathalyzer-type device to detect the onset of hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar episodes, in people with diabetes.
Smartphone App to Monitor Serious Blood Disorder
A researcher from Florida Atlantic University has come up with a unique way to monitor sickle cell disease -- a serious blood disorder -- using a smart phone.
Preventing Crystallization to Improve Drug Efficiency
Esther Amstad and an international team of researchers have developed a method to increase the solubility of poorly soluble substances, such as many of the newly developed drugs.
‘Lab-on-a-Chip’ Technology Cuts Costs of Lab Tests
With ability to analyze minuscule amounts of fluid, Rutgers breakthrough could also promote central nervous system and joint research.
The Changing Tides of the In Vitro Diagnostics Market
With the increasing focus in personalized medicine, diagnostics plays a crucial role in patient monitoring.
Capturing Cell Growth in 3-D
Spinout’s microfluidics device better models how cancer and other cells interact in the body.
Device May Detect Urinary Tract Infections Faster
A Lab-on-a-Disc platform developed by a German and Irish team of researchers dramatically cut the time to detect bacterial species that cause urinary tract infections -- a major cause of sepsis.
Automation Abound at AACC in Atlanta
Discover the latest breakthroughs, trends and products from the AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
Skyscraper Banner

Skyscraper Banner
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
2,600+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
3,800+ scientific videos