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JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH (JR)
The Materials Institute of Joanneum Research focuses on the manufacturing value chain for lab-on-a-foil (LoF) components. Starting with the design of microfluidic structures for different applications, the institute develops imprinting resins with tunable properties, methods for roll-to-roll (R2R) UV-NIL patterning on flexible substrates, R2R microarray spotting and bio-reagent dispensing, and R2R UV-based lamination.
BiFlow Systems GmbH (BF)
BiFlow Systems GmbH has developed technologies to integrate complex assays into small, self-contained cartridges which can be used at the point-of-need. The cartridges contain integrated micropumps, reagent storage capabilites and may be even equipped with integrated heating functionalities. BiFlow works on the upscaling of microfluidic manufacturing technologies and shortening microfluidic design cycles.
Condensia Quimica SA (COQ)
Condensia Química produces and manufactures additives for polymers, rubbers, cosmetic, lubricants and polyurethanes. The company has an extremely active R&D department, whose expertise allows them to innovate and create products specially designed and tailor-made to the needs of their customers.
bionic surface technologies GmbH (BST)
bionic surface technologies GmbH is the simulation and design partner of the MIH and is one of the leading and globally operating research and development companies working with microstructures, such as Riblets, Computational Fluid Dynamics and testing. Their many years of work with microstructures have allowed them to gain extensive expertise and know-how in general fluid mechanics and within the behavior of microfluidics.
BioNanoNet Forschungsgesellschaft mbH (BNN)
The BioNanoNet Forschungsgesellschaft mbH (BNN) is a non-profit research organization owned by the BioNanoNet Association that currently counts 67 member organizations that belong to various fields including Health & Safety, Data & Sustainability and Enabling Technologies. BNNs’ mission is to support and guide its members and customers towards a sustainable development of connected technologies.
ibidi GmbH (IBI)
Ibidi is a leading supplier for functional cell-based assays and advanced products for cellular microscopy. Ibidi’s microfluidic consumables are made of high optical quality plastics which are able to create special physical conditions like chemical gradients, controlled shear stress and electrical fields. The company’s expertise also includes the development of periphery instruments and automated microscope systems.
GENSPEED Biotech GmbH (GSB)
GENSPEED Biotech GmbH (GSB) is a biotech company focusing on the development, production and distribution of rapid tests based on the proprietary GENSPEED technology platform. GSB possesses extensive experience in the design of microfluidics, optical detection, sample preparation and assay development, including the optimization of signal amplification, sensitivity and time-to-diagnosis parameters.
Fundacion Tecnalia Research & Innovation (TEC)
TECNALIA is the leading private and independent research and technology organization in Spain and one of the largest in Europe. Their expertise in microfluidics includes (bio)functionalization of surfaces, bioanalytical assays, design and integration of electrodes on flexible substrates, development of electrical and optical detection and acquisition modules and functional validation.
Erba Technologies Austria GmbH (ERBA)
Erba Technologies Austria GmbH is part of the Erba Mannheim Group, a global company delivering innovative, sustainable, and affordable in-vitro diagnostics solutions for the developing nations of the world. Erba Technologies Austria comprises a R&D team dedicated to the development of clinical laboratory instruments and consumables as well as a production site for electrochemical sensor cartridges.
Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA)
The Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens brings together advancements in nanotechnology in the biomedical field. The Bionanotechnology and Nanochemistry Group has a strong expertise in the development of biosensors (with a special focus on the use of aptamers for sensing applications) and considerable experience in the characterization of biomolecular interactions for a range of different applications (drug delivery and screening, tissue engineering, biosensors).
Infineon Technologies Austria AG (IFAT)
Infineon Technologies Austria AG develops and manufactures semiconductors and systems solutions for automotive and industrial electronics, and security & RFID solutions. They provide microchips that enable smart diagnose cards and cartridges, directly powered, operated and read-out by NFC enabled smart phones.
INMOLD A/S (IM)
Inmold A/S is a R&D company that specializes in the development of smart process adaptations for established high-throughput fabrication methods, such as injection moulding and R2R replication. Their developed processes allow them to create new revolutionary products suitable for several fields of application.
Innovative Technologies in Biological Systems SL (INNO)
Innoprot is a biotechnology company with extensive R&D component, and provides in vitro systems for drug discovery & development. The company is fully dedicated to custom screening services for biotech and pharma partners and offers customized assay development, HTS/HCA and hit-to-lead optimization services. Innoprot also offers services such as tailored cell line development, DNA cloning service, protein expression, HCS toxicity assays.
Micronit b.v. (MIC)
Micronit specializes in micro- and nanotechnologies. The company produces lab-on-a-chip products used worldwide for DNA analysis and medical testing. Micronit provides solutions for engineering and manufacturing of microfluidic devices for health and life science applications. Their expertise covers a wide variety of materials, including glass, silicon, polymer, and hybrids.
SCIENION is a full solution provider for precise liquid dispensing applications, multiplex assays and high throughput production of multiparameter assays in diagnostics, life and material sciences. The company offers precise and scalable solutions for multiplex-capable lateral flow rapid tests, microfluidics, biosensors, and biochips.
Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)
The Institute of Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering is the main Austrian university institution for basic and applied research at the interface of biological sciences and process engineering. The research activities are focused on three main fields: applied enzymology and enzyme technology; enzyme immobilization on microfluidic devices, metabolic and reaction engineering for biocatalysis and renewable resource utilization; and glycobiotechnology.
Temicon GmbH (TEM)
Temicon is a global technology leader and series producer of micro- and nanostructured films, components and functional surfaces. The company provides a Rapid Prototyping process, which allows the fast realization of microfluidic chips from design to prototyping to large-format tools. Temicon also develops and fabricates film-based microstructures, which are used for photonic sensors within lab-on-a-foil solutions.
micro resist technology GmbH (MRT)
micro resist technology is a leading company in the development and production of innovative photoresists, polymers and photopolymers as well as complementary process chemicals for lithographic manufacturing processes in micro- and nanostructuring. MRT products are used in microsystems technology, microelectronics, optoelectronics, micro- and nanophotonics, micro- and nanotechnology as well as the life sciences.
Naturstoff-Technik GmbH (NST)
Naturstoff-Technik GmbH is a German SME with extensive experience in drying and encapsulation technologies, e.g. for the application of enzymes and bacteria in food, biotechnology and for daily use articles. The company has several sophisticated technologies and processes, as well as access to laboratories for chemical analysis.