Micro fluidics / lab-on-chip / mems structures

Objective

The use of micro-fluidics and micro-electrodes to miniaturise (bio-) sensor setups available at the different institutes

Topics

Multicompound, multiconcentration mixing
Prof. Dr. João Pedro Conde
Prof. Dr. Karl-Herbert Schäfer

Microfluidic systems for sample preparation
Prof. Dr. João Pedro Conde
Prof. Dr. Ronald Thoelen

Thin-film silicon mems fabrication and characterization
Prof. Dr. João Pedro Conde

Lab-on-chip for the detection of various substances
Prof. Dr. Hildegard Möbius
Prof. Dr. Ronald Thoelen

Detection of celLs by using the heat transfer method on a sip based biomimetic sensor
Prof. Dr. Ronald Thoelen

Integration of mems into microfluidics for biosensing applications
Prof. Dr. João Pedro Conde
Prof. Dr. Ronald Thoelen

Electronic recording of cells with conducting polymer biosensor devices
Prof. Dr. Sven Ingebrandt

Nanoparticle fret-based assay for optical detection of bioanalytes
Prof. Dr. Sven Ingebrandt

Expected results

  • Micro-electrodes to be used for electronic biosensors
  • Micro-fluidics to improve sensitivity of existing setups
  • Integrated sensor device with micro-electrodes and micro-fluidics in one cartridge solution
  • Development of Lab-on-chip devices for a specific application in healthcare, environmental safety or food industry
  • Test of the device performance with a proof-of-concept assay

Partners

University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern
Prof. Dr. Hildegard Möbius
Prof. Dr. Karl-Herbert Schäfer

Hasselt University
Prof. Dr. Ronald Thoelen
Prof. Dr. Wim Deferme

University of Lisbon, INESC-MN
Prof. Dr. João Pedro Conde

Contact Project Manager
Prof. Dr. Sven Ingebrandt

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