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Webcast - Labs, Cells and Organs on a ChipLabs, Cells and Organs on a Chip
Albert van den Berg, University of Twente, speaking at Lab-on-a-Chip European Congress Agenda 2014.
Webcast - Lab-on-DVD: A Novel Platform for Point of Care DiagnosticsLab-on-DVD: A Novel Platform for Point of Care Diagnostics
Aman Russom, Royal Institute of Technology, speaking at Lab-on-a-Chip European Congress 2014.

Market Reports
Cell Analysis Market by Instruments, Consumables & Application - Global Forecast to 2018

The global cell analysis market is a technology-driven market and is marked by the ?Threat of Obsolescence,? wherein technologies as well as their adoption by end users changes very rapidly. Hospitals, academic and government institutes, as well as pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies are increasing their focus on using cell analysis as a powerful research tool in research, drug discovery, and diagnosis.
Analysis of Global Biochips Industry, 2012-2018
Axis Research Mind

The report ‘Analysis of Global Biochips Industry, 2012-2018’ reviews the latest biochips market trends with a perceptive attempt to disclose the near-future growth prospects. An in-depth analysis on a geographic basis provides strategic business intelligence for life science sector investments.
RI Technologies

This report on focuses on the different types of biomarkers and their impact on various disease areas. The study also provides global market analysis for biomarkers by disease area and by prominent biomarker identification technologies.
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
Mechanically Stimulating Stem Cells
MIT biological engineering graduate student Frances Liu is studying ways to alter mechanical properties of cell environments to produce desired chemical outputs.
Catching And Releasing Tiny Molecules
New technique for sorting biomolecules could lead to efficient clinical diagnostics and chemical purification.
A Single-Cell Breakthrough
UNC School of Medicine scientist Scott Magness and collaborators use their newly developed technology to dissect properties of single stem cells. The advancement will allow researchers to study gastrointestinal disorders and cancers like never before.
Tiny Optical Antennas: A Nano Revolution
Newly developed tiny optical antennas, which function like spotlights at the nanoscale, offer the potential to measure food safety, identify air pollutants and even quickly diagnose and treat deadly diseases, like cancer.
Solving The Mystery Of The Dancing Droplets
Years of research satisfy a graduate student's curiosity about the molecular minuet he observed among drops of ordinary food coloring.
Hearts On A Chip To Aid Drug Screening
UC Berkeley bioengineers have developed a heart-on-a-chip which can be used for drug safety screening.
Lab-On-Paper Invented
New paper-based platform for conducting a wide range of complex medical diagnostics.
Single-Cell, 42-plexed Protein Analysis Achieved with a New Microchip Technology
A novel microdevice capable of detecting 42 unique immune effector proteins has been developed.
Lab-on-a-Chip to Study Single Cells
Scientists at EPFL have developed a new lab-on-a-chip technique to analyze single cells from entire population. The new method, which uses beads and microfluidics can change the way we study mixed populations of cells, such as those of tumors.
Mini Synthetic Organism Instead Of Test Animals
Using a compact multi-organ chip, and those of three separate microcircuits, researchers can study the regeneration of certain kidney cells.
Business News
Engineering A Lab On A Chip To Cut Sepsis Toll
Collaboration between Brunel, St. George’s, and BSJ Technologies will develop a rapid sepsis test.
Sandia Showcases Biology Breakthroughs Available For Licensing
Sandia National Laboratories showcased license-ready technologies at a seminar for potential investors and licensees.
Purdue-Based Firms Grow After Receiving Emerging Innovations Fund Investments
The Fund has helped to support new business ventures across a range of research areas.
Yole Développement Announces Foundation of BLUMORPHO
BLUMORPHO will create value from innovation.
Sandia Labs Anthrax Detector Wins National Tech Transfer Award
Sandia National Laboratories won the Federal Laboratory Consortium’s (FLC) 2015 Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer for a credit-card-size device that can detect bacteria that cause anthrax.
Wyss Institute Videos Now on LabTube
The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering has created a channel on Labtube.
Delta-IBN Life Science and Diagnostics Lab Opens at Biopolis
Collaboration between Delta Group and Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology targets the global medical technology market.
Analytik Now Represent Microfluidics Corporation in the UK and Ireland
Partnership with Microfluidics Corporation for distribution and support of their Microfluidizer® fluid processors.
Capillary Film Technology Receives £1 Million Funding
Funding to develop a point-of-care acute coronary syndrome diagnostic.
NanoCellect’s Wolf Cell Sorter Attracts Additional $2.8m From NIH
Grant will support development of NanoCellect’s flow cytometry technology.

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Hand-held Automated Instrument for Microchip Electrophoresis with Amperometric Detection
Micrux Technologies

Microchips electrophoresis (ME) in combination with electrochemical detection (ED) can bring a new generation of point-of-care (POC) analysis systems in which would be integrated the main steps of an analytical process.
DC microelectrode array for cell investigation
1 Institute of Solid State Electronics, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany; 2 Department of Anatomy, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technis

In order to mimic the endogenous dc electric field that cells experience in vivo, a microelectrode array was designed. Preliminary tests showed biocompatibility and promise to render further understanding of the cellular interaction with DC electric fields.
A multi-resonances valveless micropump with high fluid transportation efficiency
Advanced Thermal Science and Flow Control Lab, Institute of Applied Mechanics, National Taiwan University, No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei, 10617 Taiwan, Republic of China

A multi-resonances valveless micropump equipping with inlet/outlet elastic chambers of intendedly-designed stiffness was successfully realized to solve the low efficiency problem. Besides, a theoretical model based on Hydraulic-electrical-Analogy was also proposed to precisely predict its characteristics of dynamic behavior.
A novel multi-organ microfluidic chip: on the way to the complexity of a living organism
Hemule GmbH

A novel physiologically relevant multi-organ chip is developed capable of culturing up to six different organotypic models integrated into a single microfluidic circuit.
Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary

A novel Lab-on-a-Chip platform is presented incorporates micro-sized magnetic reaction cells capable of anchoring protein-coated MNPs addressable and selectively. Such platform allows the design of highly flexible and "programmable" execution of multienzyme processes for biocatalytic or diagnostic purposes.
Dry-mass sensing for microfluidics
University of Cambridge, Department of Chemistry

The dry mass of analyte from microchannels is measured by means of spray-drying on an electromechanical sensor with nanogram sensitivity.
Droplet-on-Demand Platform for Biochemical Screening & Drug Discovery
[1] University of Cambridge, UK [2] The Dolomite Center, 27 Jarman Way, Royston, SG8 5HW, UK [3] ETH Zürich, SWITZERLAND [4] Imperial College London, UK [5] University of Southampton, UK

To demonstrate droplet on demand applications towards study of biological entities encapsulated in nanoliter droplets. Interfacing a droplet on demand platform with microfluidic chips allows for merging and dilution of droplets. This feature is applied to encapsulate yeast cells (S. cerevisiae) and multicellular organisms (C. elegans).
Long-term on-chip storage and release of liquid reagents for diagnostic lab-on-a-chip applications
*Robert-Bosch-GmbH - Robert-Bosch-Platz 1, 70839 Gerlingen-Schillerhöhe, Germany. **University of Freiburg, Department of Microsystems Engineering - IMTEK, 79110 Freiburg, Germany

We present a concept which enables on-chip storage of liquid reagents at room temperature and allows an easy implementation into pressure driven LoC devices.
Development of a Microfluidic Device for Sperm Movement
National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (a), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay India (b)

We show the design of a device for studying sperm chemotaxis and the testing of different chemicals as a source of chemoattractants.
New Microarray Slides Capable of Enhancing Fluorescence
Plasmonix, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD, USA

Slides for proteomic microarrays with imbedded nanoparticles that enhance fluoresce by ~ 30-fold via a plasmonic effect. These slides are useful for enhancing fluorescence of protein or peptide microarrays.
Application Notes
Capturing Single Cells in Droplets using Density Media

Encapsulation of single cells is facilitated by the use of density matching media.
Droplet on Demand Generation and Pairwise Merging

This application note demonstrates the ability of the Mitos Dropix® Droplet Merging System to reproducibly generate and subsequently merge droplets from tens to hundreds of nanolitres with a wide range of volume ratios.
Water in Mineral Oil in Water (W-O-W) Double Emulsion Production using SDS, PGPR and Tween® 80 as Emulsifiers

This application note reports on the production of monodisperse double emulsion droplets produced in a single step using a microfluidic approach.
Colorimetric Estimation of Protein Content in Gelatin Microparticles

This application note demonstrates a colorimetric method to quantify protein content inside micrometer sized gelatin hydrogel particles.
Introduction to Mixing and Droplet Production in Microfluidics

This application note introduces researchers to fundamental fluid operations in microfluidics.
CHO Cell Encapsulation & Incubation in Gelatin Particles

Cell encapsulation in picoliter volume droplets is demonstrated in this application note using Dolomite’s Droplet system.
Agarose Bead Synthesis - A Microfluidic Route for the Production of Micron Sized Agarose Hydrogel Beads

This application note describes the generation of agarose droplets at elevated temperature and subsequent cooling to form solid microparticles.
Droplet on Demand Generation & Droplet Splitting

This application note demonstrates the Mitos Dropix® Splitting System to reproducibly generate nanoliter volume droplets, and subsequently split them into picoliter droplets of varying volumes.
Purification of Genomic DNA from Saliva Using Oragene® Discover Collection Kits and the Akonni TruTip® Extraction System on the Hamilton Microlab® STAR Liquid Handling Workstation

In the following studies, we have demonstrated the high precision of the automated TruTip extraction technology in processing genomic DNA from low-volume saliva samples and its advantage over competitors.
Overcoming the Challenge of Reliable Multi-way Fluidic Connections

If you are struggling to create fast and reliable microfluidic connections, Multiflux™ may be the solution you are looking for.
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