A lithium monitoring chip has been developed by the University of Twente and is currently being commercialized by Medimate BV. The chip uses electrophoresis in combination with conductivity detection and can be mass produced at low cost. It allows patient...Read more
Microfluidic devices make excellent tools to sort, count, manipulate and image cells. The dimensions of the microfluidic channels are in the same range as cell diameters allowing single cell sorting and counting.
Microreactor technology (MRT) or flowchemistry is an upcoming technology in the fine-chemistry and the pharmaceutical industry. The excellent mass- and heat-transfer properties of microreactors give this technology many advantages over batchwise chemistry...Read more
To increase oil recovery from petroleum reservoirs injection with CO2, natural gas, nitrogen or water soluble surfactants is successfully being applied.
However characterisation and prediction of the flow inside the sedimentary rock structures is dif...Read more
DNA testing has revolutionized the way suspects can be indentified by the police force. Although the technique is highly accurate there are limitations. Taking a DNA test can take up to three days and has to be carried out in specialized lab. Lab-on-a chi...Read more