We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. You can read our Cookie Policy here.

Advertisement
Ostendum Lab-on-a-Chip Nanodevices produced with SCIENION’s sciFLEXARRAYER SX
Product News

Ostendum Lab-on-a-Chip Nanodevices produced with SCIENION’s sciFLEXARRAYER SX

Ostendum Lab-on-a-Chip Nanodevices produced with SCIENION’s sciFLEXARRAYER SX
Product News

Ostendum Lab-on-a-Chip Nanodevices produced with SCIENION’s sciFLEXARRAYER SX


Want a FREE PDF version of This Product News?

Complete the form below and we will email you a PDF version of "Ostendum Lab-on-a-Chip Nanodevices produced with SCIENION’s sciFLEXARRAYER SX"

First Name*
Last Name*
Email Address*
Country*
Company Type*
Job Function*
Would you like to receive further email communication from Technology Networks?

Technology Networks Ltd. needs the contact information you provide to us to contact you about our products and services. You may unsubscribe from these communications at any time. For information on how to unsubscribe, as well as our privacy practices and commitment to protecting your privacy, check out our Privacy Policy

Ostendum has developed a proprietary technology for the Lab-on-chip nanodevices market which has been awarded a number of awards, most recently the 2013 Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership. The technology includes both novel Lab-on-a-Chip nanodevices and an integral optical detection platform.

“We were able to experience and see the advantages of SCIENION’s sciFLEXARRAYER technology at the laboratory of Dr. Aart van Amerongen of the Biomolecular Sensing & Diagnostics group of Wageningen UR (collaborative group conducting food research as a core area)”, says Ostendum’s CEO Dr. Paul H. J. Nederkoorn. “We came to the conclusion that the sciFLEXARRAYER non-contact dispenser would be the best solution to precisely and accurately spot antibodies onto our nanodevices. After further test runs with excellent results in SCIENION’s facilities, we opted for the SX model which enables us to complete any R&D processes and to scale up for production. This compact and fully-automated system will allow high throughput production of our chips. Furthermore it is suitable for our future activities in developing higher multiplexed chips, whereas we may increase the number of channels from currently four to up to eight channels per device.”

Dr. Holger Eickhoff, CEO of SCIENION AG, states: “With its fully portable Lab-on-a-Chip system Ostendum has developed a unique technology which offers tailor-made solutions for present needs in healthcare diagnostics as well as other areas such as food and water analytics or biological warfare testing. This portable point-of-care diagnostics technology for viruses and bacteria may play an important role in future control of epidemics or biohazards. Furthermore, point-of-care diagnostics of biomarkers will enable healthcare providers with vital information to act quickly and adequately. We are very happy that Ostendum decided for the sciFLEXARRAYER SX to produce their LOC nanodevices. I am looking forward to a productive collaboration with this innovative company.”

The potential of Ostendum’s technology for changing the healthcare landscape is also reflected by recent investments of two Dutch health insurers. In May 2013, the company raised venture capital from Achmea, the largest health insurer of the Netherlands, and from de Friesland Zorgverzekeraar.

Advertisement