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3 for 2 Offer SELECTBIO Conferences Lab-on-a-Chip and Microfluidics 2021Organoids & Organs-on-Chips 2021Point-of-Care Diagnostics and Biosensors 2021Extracellular Vesicles (EVs): Technologies & Biological InvestigationsCirculating Biomarkers, Exosomes & Liquid Biopsy Europe 2022ePoster Award Prize

Microfluidics Technologies for Point-of-Care Diagnostics Applications: Technologies, Applications, Research Trends



Held in conjunction with Point-of-Care Diagnostics and Biosensors 2021

13 Dec 2021, at 11:30-13:30 in Coronado Island, California

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The course will provide a broad overview of microfluidics as an enabling technology for new product development in point-of-care diagnostics (POC). The course will explain the main advantages of using microfluidics technologies, and will cover aspects of product development strategies, manufacturing technologies, application cases, markets as well as aspects of commercialization 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 microfluidics-enabled POC devices. The course is suitable for scientists, technicians, engineers but also business developers who would like to develop a deeper understanding of microfluidic technologies as key elements for the development of new products in point-of-care diagnostics.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the advantages of microfluidics technology for applications in POC
  • Understand the role of microfluidics in the development of new products.
  • Learn about development strategies in product development.
  • 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 microfluidics POC research

Topics and Course Organization

  • Introduction into microfluidics
  • Technological strategies in product development for POC
  • Case studies
  • Commercialization issues
  • Examples for application and products
  • Research trends
  • Conclusions

Claudia Gärtner

Claudia Gärtner, CEO, Microfluidic ChipShop GmbH