Workshop: Microfluidics and Lab-on-a-chip technologies

When

24th Jul 2017
2pm-6pm

Where

Philadelphia
Singh Center

Microfluidics and Lab-on-a-chip technologies for commercial product development: strategies, technologies, markets and applications

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the role of microfluidics technology in the development of new products.
  • Learn about development and modularisation strategies in product development.
  • Understand different microfabrication methods for low and high volume production.
  • Understand economic aspects in the development and manufacturing of Lab-on-a-chip devices and systems.
  • Learn about examples of successful and unsuccessful microfluidic product introductions.
  • Understand the current state of the markets and obstacles in the commercialization process.
  • Get an overview on current trends in LOC research.

Topics and Course Organisation

  • Introduction
  • Challenges in product development
  • Case studies
  • Commercialization issues
  • Materials and microfabrication methods
  • Application and products
  • Design Advice
  • Conclusions

Agenda

Who Should Attend?

The course will provide a broad overview of Lab-on-a-Chip (LOC) technologies as an enabling technology for new product development in diagnostics and the life sciences. Emphasis is put on the complete development process for commercial microfluidics-enabled products, covering aspects of development strategies, manufacturing technologies, application cases, markets as well as aspects of commercialisation and latest trends in the academic world. Recent product examples will be presented as well as lessons learned during all stages of the development and commercialization process of LOC-enabled devices.

Workshop Leader

Holger Becker, Co-Founder and CSO, microfluidic ChipShop GmbH, Germany

Holger Becker75

Venue

Join us at the Singh Center

SINGH LOGO_color300x250

THE WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE SINGH CENTER. 

JOIN US FOR A DRINKS RECEPTION AND TOUR OF THIS OUTSTANDING FACILITY AT 6 PM.

Sing Combined 900x500Located in Philadelphia, PA, the Singh Center for Nanotechnology is a nanotechnology and microfluidics research center that opens its doors to all of academia and industry. The Singh Center currently houses over 90+ pieces of instrumentation for the fabrication, characterization and measurement of nanomaterials and devices in a new state of the art building specifically designed for nanotechnology research.

Discover more about the Singh Center

Register

Step 1: Click to Choose Your Delegate Package

Standard Fee

$200.00

Click to select

Academic/Hospital/NFP Fee

$200.00

Click to select

Solution Provider Fee

$200.00

This fee applies to organisations offering services and/or business & technology solutions and also to business consultants.

We accept the following cards through Worldpay
  • Visa
  • Visa Electron
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • JCB

Step 2: Delegate Information