WEB SESSION: BIOASSAY TRANSFER TO MICROFLUIDIC SCALE

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Last thursday, November 19th, as part of microLIQUID’s partcipation at 2020 virtual.COMPAMED trade fair, our CTO Luis Fernández presented the following webinar undert the tittle of “Bioassay transfer to microfluidic scale”.


In this 15 minutes speech he reveals all the advantages of this state-of-the-art technologies as well as microLIQUID’s expertise, which covers all the product life cycle, from product development to small- and large-scale manufacturing.

If you are interested in our services, do not hesitate to contact us to marketing@microliquid.com or by filling the form below. 

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microLIQUID invites you to join virtual.COMPAMED 2020

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We are proud and excited to attend to the leading international trade fair for high-tech medical technology solutions virtual.COMPAMED2020. Come and visit our virtual booth during November 16-19.

 

microLIQUID is a contract developer and manufacturing company specialized in polymer microfluidic disposable devices. We have the expertise to help our customers refine their product requirements and partner them from the early stage prototypes to full scale commercial manufacture.

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BIOASSAY TRANSFER TO MICROFLUIDIC SCALE

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Our CTO Luis Fernández hosted a webinar last 20 th of May addressing the topic of bioassay transfer to microfluidic scale.

You cannot miss this webinar if you want to learn the fundamental and key points to be considered in order to make the most successful microfluidic transfer.

Microfluidic technology has huge advantages compared to conventional methods, such as making the analysis in real time or the reduction sample consumption. To discover all the advantages have a look here.

In microLIQUID, we have the technology and best professionals to act and make transfers in the fields of:

  • Reagent integration
  • Sample preparation
  • Automated detection systems development
  • Bioengineering

See the full video below:

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WE ARE HIRING!

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microLIQUID is on the hunt for experts. If you have the required background for this position as PROCESS ENGINEER, we want to hear from you!

Position Summary:

We are looking for an experienced engineer with technical background in the field of microfluidics. The candidate should have experience in design and fabrication process development and will report to the Head of engineering and work in cross-functional teams.  The candidate will lead internal development activities and should be highly motivated to work with team members to develop and validate new microfluidics-based design concepts, fabrication strategies and prototypes for the IVD industry.

It is essential that you be a hands-on person with excellent engineering skills and have the personal drive necessary to ensure project goals are achieved.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The main functions of the position are:

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Biomedical Expertise & Microfluidic Engineering

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Reagent Integration

We focus on the translation of bioassays from the benchmark to the cartridge, for immune and molecular diagnostics.

Adding value with the efficiency of our proprietary methodology

We transfer the defined assay into preliminary automated microfluidic systems, and optimize the steps from the microfluidics point of view together with our customers.

  • Optimized microfluidic protocols
  • Systematic parameters control
  • Rapid prototyping (Short Iteration Times, 1 Week)
  • Improved potential for automation
  • Preliminary automated microfluidic systems
  • High throughput processing

Reagent integration

Reagent types: Dry |Liquid | Lyophilized

Techniques:

  • Spotting: Proteins, Nucleic acids, Buffers, nano particles, Sugars & surfactants.
  • Lyophilization (freeze drying): Master Mix (PCR & RT-PCR) , Proteins, enzymes, Ag & Ab, Sample prep reagent.
  • Liquid handling: Blisters, Vials.

The advantages:

  • Reduce handling steps
  • Lower reagent volume
  • No instrument contamination
  • Longer product shelf life
  • Release directly inside microstructures

Find more: Showcases

microLIQUID has an extensive knowledge depositing reagents on different substrates such as biosensors, biocompatible hard polymers and microscope slides, that represents an added value to our customers.










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microLIQUID at LAOC 2019

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Lab on a chip World Congress

microLIQUID invites you to LAOC 2019

 

From microLIQUID, we are pleased to invite you to join our booth #TT29 at

Lab-on-a-Chip & Microfluidics World Congress 2019 this October 07-09 in San Diego, CA.

 

In microLIQUID we are experts on the design, development and manufacturing of microfluidic consumables. We are a contract manufacturing company, committed to provide our customers and partners with a wide range of quality services and innovative solutions, covering any stage of the product life cycle.

Our goal is to bring microfluidics to your life science products (in-vitro & in-vivo applications).

Starting with design and proof of concept, we work with our partners side-by-side from development, to new product introduction (NPI), and mass-production of microfluidic devices, no matter what stage the project is in. Our experience is essential to establish the process of development of new technologies and their successful translation to automated microfluidic solutions.

microLIQUID´s multidisciplinary team, of engineers and bioscientists have an extensive background and ample qualifications in the development and manufacture of immunoassays and molecular diagnostics platforms.

We would like to make the most of this event by arranging a meeting with you. Send an email to request a meeting with our team: marketing@microliquid.com

Many thanks for your time, we look forward to hearing from you.

For more information: www.microLIQUID.com

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AACC 2019 Anaheim – microLIQUID

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microLIQUID invites you to AACC 2019

From microLIQUID, we are pleased to invite you to join our booth #2325 at the 2019 AACC Clinical Lab Expo this August 6-8 in Anaheim, CA.

 

MicroLIQUID is a one-stop supplier of microfluidic solutions for Bioscience and Pharmaceutical companies. Starting with design and proof of concept, we work with our partners side-by-side from development, to New Product Introduction and mass-production of microfluidic devices, no matter what stage the project is in. Our experience is essential to establish the process of development of new technologies and their successful translation to automated microfluidic solutions.

 

At microLIQUID, our engineers and scientists have an extensive background and ample qualifications in the development and manufacture of immunoassays and molecular diagnostics platforms such as microarrays, a wide range of biosensors, PCR/RT-PCR and sample preparation applications, liquid biopsy etc. We can guide you in the process of Bio-translation from the bench to the market.

 

We would like to make the most of this event by arranging a meeting with you in order to talk about our common interests and demonstrate our latest offerings and technologies to you in depth as microLIQUID has grown over the last year.

 

Many thanks for your time, we look forward to hearing from you.

 

For more information: www.microLIQUID.com

 

 

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microLIQUID – Microfluidics Bioscience capabilities

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The translation of a bioassay to a microfluidic cartridge, with the objective of automating a bioassay, is a complex process that requires knowledge and expertise in both biology and engineering when it comes to product development. Understanding each step of the bioassay and the ability to adequately develop a microfluidic chip for each type of bioassay is essential to create a diagnostic device that can be marketed successfully.

 

At microLIQUID, our combined team of engineers and scientists have an extensive background and wide experience in the development and mass manufacture of immunoassays and molecular diagnostics platforms such as microarrays, biosensors, PCR / RT-PCR and sample preparation applications, etc. We can assist you in the process of Bio-translation from the bench to the market.

 

microLIQUID bio laboratory has expert scientists and engineers who work side-by-side to transfer bioassays to fully automated microfluidic cartridges. From sandwich or competitive 96well plate ELISA to microarray protein, from real-time PCR to DNA microarray, from conventional PCR in tubes to PCR microfluidic device for DNA amplification.

 

We integrate reagents into the microfluidic cartridge. With this, we achieve that all the bioassay reagents can be stored in the microfluidic chip at different formats, optimizing the reagents consumption for diagnosis, and thus achieve the desired process without manipulating the sample during the whole process.

 

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COC & COP microfluidic cartridge

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COC & COP microfluidic cartridge

 

At microLIQUID we have 10 years of experience working side by side with our customers, manufacturing microfluidic products based on hard polymers such as COC (cyclic olephine copolymer) and COP (cyclic olephine polymer). Our state-of-the-art micro-manufacturing processes for these types of microfluidic cartridges are unique in the industry.

 

These medical-grade plastics are perfect for microfluidics, as they are outstanding performers in different life science applications: molecular diagnostics, immunoassays, NGS, cell culture and cell diagnostics. These highly biocompatible copolymers have exceptional optical properties, including high clarity and high light transmissivity, in addition to very low moisture absorption, very low permeability to water vapor, and good chemical resistance.

 

We apply different high-skill engineering processes to our in-house manufacture of COC and COP microfluidic devices, undertaking the complete workflow from initial concept to mass manufacturing. We often begin with prototype production for design validation in the proof-of-principle stage. We might then continue with small- to medium-size production runs in preparation for ultimate mass manufacturing. In the critical area of integration of post-processing techniques, we have extensive experience in bonding processes and polymer surface treatments in order to fine-tune surface properties for different purposes, such as wettability modification, cell adherence, improvement of microfluidic droplet formation or DNA/protein spotting.

 

Our manufacturing services include:

  • Initial concept manufacturing (lithography, micro milling, 3D printing…)
  • Short- and medium-run manufacturing (hot embossing, injection molding…)
  • Large-scale manufacturing (injection molding, microinjection molding..)
  • Bonding processes (thermal bonding, chemical bonding, solvent bonding…)
  • Polymer surface treatments (Chemical treatments, UV treatments…)

 

Our aim is always to achieve the results necessary to make the projects we develop with our customers a complete success!

 

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microLIQUID – MICROFLUIDIC MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS

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Molecular diagnostics have improved the diagnosis and treatment of millions of patients worldwide allowing clinicians to diagnose patients earlier as well as providing better ongoing therapies.

 

At microLIQUID we develop fully automated sample preparation and molecular diagnostic systems based on microfluidics.

 

Non-microfluidic diagnostic instruments usually require an important quantity of costly reagents, long analysis time, established lab infrastructure and trained professionals to operate, which limits their availability for large-scale screening applications in developed countries and primary care in developing countries. There is a strong demand for robust, cost-effective, and simple-to-operate instruments for molecular diagnostics.

 

Microfluidics systems have many advantages, such as short analysis time, reduction in fabrication costs, and low sample/reagent consumption.

 

Besides, most current microfluidic diagnostic devices are designed to target a single disease, such as a given cancer or a variety of pathogens. The future of molecular diagnostics lies in highly multiplexed microfluidic devices that can screen for potentially hundreds of diseases simultaneously.

 

microLIQUID is committed with the development of diagnostic systems, having the experience and expertise to develop and manufacture fully automated sample preparation and molecular diagnostics systems.

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