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2016 Workshop PCB Bio MEMs

London Heathrow

8 December

We are happy to announce our forthcoming workshop this year in corporation with the Univeristy of Bath.
The focus of this workshop will be on PCB Bio-MEMs.

Bio-MEMS (http://www.biomemsrc.org/) is an abbreviation for biomedical (or biological) microelectromechanical systems (aka Lab-on-a-Chip). Given this strong market “pull” for more BioMEM devices (USD 2.5 billion in 2014 and anticipated to grow at CAGR of over 25% from 2016 to 2023), the commercialization of Lab-on-Chip devices is currently the “holy grail of the research community. The Lab-on-PCB approach (aka PCB BioMEMs) is being followed in various research groups all over Europe, owing to its inherent upscaling potential: the PCB industry is well-established all around the world, with standardized fabrication facilities and processes, however commercially exploited currently only for electronics.

PCB Bio-MEMs Workshop
Programme Thursday December 8, 2016
9:30 Registration
10:00 Welcome & Introduction Workshop Moderator Dr Despina Moschou, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Bath, UK
10:15 Current LOC fabrication technologies, integration challenges and beyond Dr Yuksel Temiz, IBM Research, Zurich Research Laboratory, CH
10:45 Lab-on-Chip standardisation and commercialisation challenges Dr Peter Hewkin, MF7 microfluidics consortium CEO, CfBI, Innovation Centre, UK
11:15 Fluidic systems in PCB-Technology, challenges and applications Prof. Lienhard Pagel, Professor for Microsystems, Faculty of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Rostock, DE
11:45 Coffee break
12:00 PCB-based microfluidics for DNA amplification Dr Angeliki Tserepi, INN, NCSR Demokritos, GR
12:30 PCB-MEMS Devices and Systems for LOCs Prof Jose Manuel Quero, SOLAR MEMS Technologies, Electronic Engineering, University of Seville, ES
13:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 Special requirements for fluidic PCB MEMS devices Stefan Gassmann, Professor for Medical devices and Microtechnology, Jade University of Applied Sciences, Wilhelmshaven, DE
14:30 A biosensor on a PCB support Dr Maria Goreti Sales, BioMark-CINTESIS/ISEP, School of Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, PT
15:00 Integration in bioanalysis: the ivD-platform Prof Frank Bier, Department of Biosystems Integration and Automation, Fraunhofer Branch Bioanalysis and Bioprocessing, IZI-BB, DE
15:30 Titile to be received End User Speaker
16:00 Panel discussion
16:30 Moderator Closing Remarks
16:35 End of Workshop

Key learning objectives of this workshop:

  • What is Lab-on-Chip technology, its potential and its commercialization challenges
  • PCB based BioMEMs prototypes already developed by European academics
  • Competitive advantages of Lab-on-PCB technology and market opportunities
  • Technical issues in PCB BioMEMs fabrication
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