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Below is a list I’ve put together of microfluidics / lab-on-a-chip / bioMEMS companies worldwide. The list is meant to be broad and inclusive, so there is a mix of companies: some make point-of-care diagnostics or laboratory tools, while others are foundries or supply microfluidic / bioMEMS components. Please contact me by e-mail if you are aware of companies that haven’t been included. Last edited: November 4, 2014
Abaxis abaxis.com Diagnostics Point-of-care blood analyzers
Abbott Point of Care (i-STAT) abbottpointofcare.com Diagnostics Point-of-care blood analyzers
ACAMP (canada) acamp.ca Non-profit resource (Canada) Non-profit organization that provides specialized services to micro nano technology clients, including: Marketing & Business Development, Product Development, Packaging and Assembly, Test and Characterization.
ACEA Bioscience ACEAbio.com Research instruments Microelectronic systems for cell-based assays
Achira Labs www.achiralabs.com Diagnostics Lab-on-chip platform to perform rapid, quantitative and multiplexed immunoassays (protein tests) at a low cost
Adhesives Research www.adhesivesresearch.com Components
High-performance, custom pressure-sensitive adhesives, tapes, coatings, specialty films and laminates. Tailored hydrophilic or hydrophobic adhesive sheets for sealing microfluidic channels, enabling faster wicking and sample collection.
Advalytix (Beckman Coulter) advalytix.com Research instruments Product group of Beckman Coulter developing single-cell analysis platforms
Advanced Liquid Logic liquid-logic.com Research instruments Lab-on-a-chip microfluidic devices using electronic fluid control for immunoassays, PCR, clinical chemistry, sample preparation and more
Advanced Microlabs advancedmicrolabs.com Research instruments Instrumentation for microchip capillary electrophoresis
Advion advion.com Contract R&D Bioanalytical contract research organization and developer of microfluidics systems for chemistry and biochemistry applications
Affymetrix affymetrix.com Research instruments Highly parallel genetic assays (DNA microarrays)
Agilent chem.agilent.com Research instruments Commercial microfluidic Lab-on-a-Chip technology enabling sample handling, mixing, dilution, electrophoresis and chromatographic separation, staining and detection on single integrated systems
Aixtek aixtek.com Consulting Consulting practice that develops fluidic devices, instruments and processes, with a focus on the early stages of product development
Akonni Biosystems akonni.com Diagnostics Develops, manufactures, and markets integrated molecular diagnostic systems
Albright Technologies albright1.com Fabrication Micromedical silicone tooling and molding
Aline Inc alineinc.com Development, Components Microfluidic design, prototyping, and manufacture
Applied BioPhysics biophysics.com Research instruments Tools for cell research and drug discovery
Aquula Aquula Consulting Consultancy specializing in microfluidics
Arcxis Biotechnologies arcxis.com Diagnostics Integrated, compact molecular diagnostic solutions
ArrayJet arrayjet.co.uk Research Instruments Production of high quality microarrays with inkjet technology for life sciences R&D
Artemis Health artemishealthinc.com Diagnostics Noninvasive prenatal diagnostics
Axis-Shield www.axis-shield.com/Afinion Diagnostics Point of care testing on whole blood, plasma, or urine samples
Axxicon www.axxicon.com Manufacturing, prototyping, consulting Manufacturing (injection molding) of lab on a chip / lab on a disc for life sciences- and diagnostics companies, based on knowledge of engineering products and production processes of optical discs and look-a-likes
Baebies www.baebies.com Diagnostics Benchtop digital microfluidic diagnostic for newborn screening
Bartels Mikrotechnik bartels-mikrotechnik.de Development, Components Micro systems technology (MST) development services and components focusing on microfluidics, microactuation, and micromechanics.
Becton Dickinson bd.com Research instruments Develops, manufactures and sells medical supplies, devices, laboratory instruments, antibodies, reagents and diagnostic products
BellBrook Laboratories bellbrooklabs.com Research instruments Drug discovery technologies for the pharmaceutical industry, including microfluidic cell culture systems and high throughput biochemical assays
Biocius (acquired by Agilent) Acquired by Agilent in 2011 Research instruments High-throughput screening for drug discovery
Biodetection instruments biodetection-instruments.com Diagnostics Biosensors, assay kits and instruments for rapid detection of food pathogens and chemical residues
Biodot biodot.com Research instruments Supplier of system tools for the research, development and commercialization of diagnostic tests
BiofluidiX biofluidix.com Research instruments Non-contact, nanoliter to microliter liquid handling devices mainly for life science applications, with a strong focus on micro arrays and well plate technology (non-contact microarray printer)
BioForce Nanosciences bioforcenano.com Research instruments Develops and commercializes nanotech instruments, consumables, and applications for the life sciences
Biolithic biolithic.com Diagnostics Point of care diagnostics initially focused on infectious disease
BioMicro Systems Assets purchased by Roche in 2011
Research instruments Biological research products based on microfluidic handling technologies
Bionas bionas.de Research instruments Microfluidic systems for live cell analysis
Bioscale bioscale.com Research instruments Ultra-sensitive biological measurements
Biosite Acquired by Alere Diagnostics Diagnostic products for laboratory medicine
Biosurfit biosurfit.com Diagnostics Blood diagnostics enabled by compact-disc format microfluidics, surface plasmon resonance, and an optical visualization sensor
BioTray biotray.fr Research instruments Microtechnology for Life Science & Chemistry Applications
BioVitesse biovitesse.com Sensors Develops, manufactures and markets automated in-process quality control monitoring systems and solutions for Rapid Bacterial Detection and Identification for the industrial microbiological markets
Boehringer Ingelheim boehringer-ingelheim.de Diagnostics, Research instruments Works with international diagnostics companies to develop microfluidic applications in fields such as hematology, microbiology, DNA assays, high-throughput screening, biochemistry and immunology
Boston Microfluidics bostonmicrofluidics.com Diagnostics Rapid, single use, self-contained sexually transmitted disease in vitro diagnostics
Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
www.burkert.com/COM/4086.html Microfluidic valves and components, System design
Develops, manufactures and markets microfluidic valves, components and customer specific system solutions around microfluidic liquid handling
Caliper Life Sciences (acquired by PerkinElmer) caliperls.com Research instruments Microfluidics, lab automation & liquid handling, optical imaging technologies, and discovery & development outsourcing solutions
Cambridge Biomagnetics cambridge-biomagnetics.com Research instruments Magnetic lab-on-a-chip devices combining microfluidic channels with advanced magnetic sensors
Cambridge Consultants www.cambridgeconsultants.com Consulting Product development and new product design services
Capilix capilix.com Research instruments, Sensors Modular sensor solutions based on lab-on-glass-chip technology, with a focus on microchip capillary electrophoresis
CapitalBio Corporation capitalbio.com Diagnostics, Research instruments Develops and commercializes biochip-related products for genomic, proteomic and cellomic research, bio-safety testing, and clinical applications
Carbo Analytics www.carboanalytics.com Research instruments, production line instruments Instrumentation for research and production lines (biofuel, brewing, distilling and food processing) using microchip capillary electrophoresis and pulsed amperometric detection (PAD).
CardioMEMS cardiomems.com Diagnostics Proprietary wireless sensing and communication technology for the human body that can be implanted using minimally invasive techniques and transmit cardiac output, blood pressure and heart rate data
CEA Laboratory of Electronics and Information Technologies (LETI) cea.fr Diagnostics, Research instruments Nanobiotechnologies and biochips devoted to analyzing the genome; lab-on-a-chip devices for rapid, miniaturized in vitro diagnosis and microsystems used to analyze living cells and handle them individually
Cellanyx www.cellanyx.com Diagnostics Cancer diagnostics
Cellasic cellasic.com Research instruments Microfluidic platforms for cell and tissue based applications
Cellectricon www.cellectricon.com Research instruments Real-time cell-based screening devices for applications in biotechnology, biomedical research and drug discovery
Cellix cellixltd.com Research instruments Microfluidic drug screening tools
Celula celula-inc.com Diagnostics, Research instruments Instruments for clinical diagnostics and biomedical research using microfluidics and other technologies, including primary cell sorting via on-chip flow cytometry
Cepheid cepheid.com Diagnostics Molecular diagnostics for genetic analysis in the clinical, industrial and biothreat markets
Cetoni cetoni.de Development, Components, Microfluidic instruments Development and production for automation and microsystem technologies (including microfluidic systems)
CfBI cfbi.com Consortium Brings together stakeholders in Microfluidics from across Europe to learn about state-of-the-art, recent applications, market dynamics as well as key issues which are constraining growth and scale-up
CiDRA Precision Services www.cidraprecisionservices.com Manufacturing Custom-manufactured, micron-precision products from glass, ceramic, sapphire, and hard metal materials.
In-depth dicing, drilling, milling, grinding, and polishing.
Claros Diagnostics Acquired by OPKO Health in 2011 Diagnostics Products to transition in-vitro medical diagnostic tests from the laboratory to the point-of-care, such as a physician's office, bedside, etc.
Clondiag clondiag.com Diagnostics Point-of-care diagnostics and microarrays for professional lab diagnostics
CMC Microsystems cmc.ca Consortium Nonprofit building partnerships in Canada among government, business, and academia to support microsystem development. CMC offers support and resources for both MEMS and microfluidics development, including CAD tools and prototype manufacturing.
CorSolutions myCorSolutions.com Components Technology for leak-tight, low-dead volume, high or low pressure microfluidic connections. Connections can be made with tubes, cartridges, fittings, reactors, filters and other parts common in liquid handling and microfluidics. Also offers pumps and sensors for fluidic applications.
Coventor coventor.com Software Software tools for the development of MEMS, microfluidic and semiconductor structures, devices and processes
Creative MicroSystems creativemicro.com Development, Manufacturing, Components Custom microfluidic devices and detectors/sensors for a range of applications
Crospon crospon.com Diagnostics, Medical devices Minimally invasive medical devices for imaging and aiding surgery in the esophagus and stomach
CSEM csem.ch Consulting Private company for applied research, including contract R&D, small series production, technology transfer, and startup incubator services
Cyclofluidic cyclofluidic.co.uk Research instruments Integrated microfluidic platform combining both chemical synthesis and biological assay to rapidly deliver high quality molecules and data to feed the drug development pipeline
Cynvenio cynvenio.com Research instruments Development and commercialization of high performance instruments and assays for the life sciences market (especially cancer, stem cells, and drug discovery)
Cytocentrics Bioscience www.cytocentrics.com Foundry, design, development, prototyping Foundry service, design, development, prototyping and low volume production, plus an automated patch clamp platform
Cytonome cytonome.com Therapeutics Clinical grade optical cell sorting
Cytoo cytoo.com Research instruments Chips for micropatterned cell culture
Daktari Diagnostics daktaridx.com Diagnostics Microfluidic point of care diagnostics for global health, including a handheld CD4 counter
Dalsa dalsa.com Foundry MEMS foundry
Debiotech debiotech.com Diagnostics, Medical devices Diagnostic and therapeutic medical devices
Deltadot deltadot.com Research instruments Biomolecular separation instruments based around High Performance Capillary Electrophoresis (HPCE) and microfluidic separation systems
DEOS Labs deoslabs.com Diagnostics, Research instruments Technology transfer, diagnostic kits (biochip) and electronic instruments
Design 1 Solutions www.design1solutions Design, consulting, prototyping and manufacturing Design 1 Solutions offers microfluidic design, consultation, and fabrication solutions for microfluidics, microfluidic connectors, micro fabricated devices and microfluidic pumps by working with multiple suppliers and resources to provide a single source for exploring different fabrication methods from prototype to production.
Diagnostics for All dfa.org Diagnostics Non-profit enterprise creating low-cost, point-of-care microfluidic diagnostics for the developing world
Diagnoswiss diagnoswiss.com Diagnostics Automated ELISA
Digilab Global digilabglobal.com Research instruments Manufactures technologies for generating microarrays, picoliter droplet, live-cell and bio-compatible material printing instruments, hybridization systems, as well as imaging and analysis systems
DNA Electronics dnae.co.uk Diagnostics Electronic microchip-based solutions for DNA analysis
Dolomite Microfluidics dolomite-microfluidics.com Development, Manfacturing, Components Microfluidic components as well as custom designed microfluidic devices
Drop-Tech www.drop-tech.com/ Research instruments Droplets-on-demand sampler that allows creation of sequences from up to 24 samples
Dyconex mst.com Manufacturing PCB solutions for medical devices, aerospace systems as well as for semiconductor packaging and industrial applications
EBB Microparts www.ebb-microparts.de Prototyping and manufacturing Polymer processing, microforming and microbonding
Edge Embossing www.edge-embossing.com Research and Development, Manufacturing Microfluidics design, prototyping, and manufacturing; embossing in a wide range of thermoplastics; specializing in microwells, micropillars, microarrays
EG Technology egtechnology.co.uk Consulting Consultancy specializing in industrial design and mechanical, electronic, and software engineering
Eksigent eksigent.com Medical devices HPLC systems and medical devices
Elveflow elveflow.com Research instruments Plug & Play and mobile instruments for fluid handling and flow control in microfluidic devices
EPGL Medical Sciences www.epglmed.com Diagnostics Diagnostics based on Bio-MEMS. Focus on diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain.
Epigem epigem.co.uk Development, Manufacturing Polymer-based microengineering, including lab-on-a-chip microfluidic devices and micro-optical products
Epocal epocal.com Diagnostics Development and commercialization of microfluidic blood analysis systems
EV Group evgroup.com Consulting System configurations for R&D and production as well as implementation, process and materials know-how
Evotec evotec.com Research instruments Discovery and development of novel small-molecule drugs
Firefly Bioworks fireflybio.com Research instruments Developing an instrument-independent, universal platform for solution-phase multiplexed detection of proteins and nucleic acids, based on multifunctional encoded microparticles. The microparticles are produced by Optical Liquid Stamping, a microfabrication method combining microfluidics with photolithography.
FlowJEM www.flowjem.com/ Prototyping Rapid prototyping of robust microfluidic devices in thermoplastic materials / polymers
Fluidic Tools www.fluidic-tools.com/ Research instruments, Consulting Designs, fabricates and sells tools for the microfluidics research and development community. Current products include a pressure source that can drive liquids through microfluidic circuits and a thermal press that embosses and bonds microfluidic parts.
Fluidigm fluidigm.com Research instruments Microfluidic systems based on integrated fluidic circuits (IFCs) for life science applications such as molecular diagnostics and personalized medicine
Fluidmedix fluimedix.com Diagnostics Point-of-care diagnostic system for near-patient DNA based testing
Fluidmetrics http://www.fluimetrics.com/ Diagnostics Automated assay solutions for clinicians and researchers which utilize disposable microfluidic test cells along with supporting instrumentation and reagents
Fluidware Technologies fluidware-technologies.com Other Commercializes technologies developed at the Fujii Laboratory in the University of Tokyo. Key technologies are microfluidic chips and micro devices such as micro system pumps and optical detection systems
Fluigent fluigent.com Diagnostics, Research instruments Tools for flow control in micro-channels and genetic testing in capillaries and chips
Fluxion Biosciences fluxionbio.com Research instruments Live cell assays and automated patch clamp
FocusDx focusdx.com Diagnostics Infectious disease diagnostic testing services, products, and information
Fraunhofer ICT-IMM www.imm.fraunhofer.de Research and Development Non-profit R&D institute developing microfluidic systems for industrial analytics, biomedical diagnostics, environmental analysis
Fraunhofer USA - Center for Manufacturing Innovation (CMI) fraunhofer.org Diagnostics, Research instruments Non-profit research institute research group focuses on the integration of microfluidic methodologies, high precision micromachining manufacturing techniques and nanotechnology to address unmet needs in sample preparation, cell and tissue culture, clinical diagnostics, and medical devices.
FutureChemistry futurechemistry.com Research instruments Develop, implement and sell microreactor hardware and procedures for optimising and screening chemical reactions and processes
GE Healthcare gehealthcare.com Other Micro ElectroMechanical devices and microfluidic systems for use in Aviation, Water, Sensing, Energy, Security, Consumer & Industrial businesses
GeneFluidics genefluidics.com Research instruments Platform integrating bionano and microfluidic technologies for complex assays on samples such as sample such as whole blood, urine, saliva, or water
GenePOC www.genepoc-diagnostics.com/ Diagnostics Rapid molecular devices to detect genes at Point-of-Care
GeneWave genewave.com Diagnostics, Research instruments Microarray instrumentation for diagnostic, clinical and life science research
GeSiM gesim.de Research instruments Microsystems and instrumentation specializing in low-volume liquid handling for the life sciences
GnuBio gnubio.com Research instruments Microfluidic gene sequencing
Grace Bio-Labs gracebio.com Components Microfluidic chambers, isolators, flow cells, and other components for research
Gradientech www.gradientech.se/ Research instruments Microfluidic products for analysis of cell migration and cell behavior in response to gradients of signaling molecules (chemotaxis)
Gyros gyros.com Research instruments Automated micro-immunoassays for therapeutic protein development
Habsel habsel.com Research instruments Water-droplet-in-oil emulsion based microfluidics technology to develop ultra high througput screening for antibodies/proteins/peptide agents against human pathogens
Helicos Bioscences helicosbio.com Diagnostics Genetic analysis technologies for the research, drug discovery, and diagnostic markets
HJC Consulting hjcconsulting.ca Consulting Scientific consulting with core technical competencies in microfluidics, separation science, analytical instrument development, and analytical chemistry
Ibidi www.ibidi.com Research instruments Supplier for functional cell based assays and products for cellular microscopy
IBM Zurich Research Labs www.zurich.ibm.com Research instruments The research projects pursued at IBM Research - Zurich are organized into five scientific and technical departments: Computer Science, Mathematical & Computational Sciences, Storage Technologies, Systems, and Science & Technology.
Illuminaria illuminariallc.com Consulting Engineering consulting in nanofabrication and optomechanical design and construction, including microfluidic mold construction and prototyping lab-on-a-chip design and fabrication
ImageXpert imagexpert.com Imaging Imaging systems for microfluidic droplets
IMT (Innovative Micro Technology) imtmems.com Foundry MEMS foundry and contract manufacturing service provider, offering high-volume production capability and experience in fabricating complex MEMS
IMT - Institute of Microchemical Technology i-mt.co.jp Development, Components Supplier of off-the-shelf and custom microfluidic chips
Incept BioSystems inceptbio.com Therapeutics Microscale technologies that address infertility
Ingeneron ingeneron.com Diagnostics, Medical devices Development and commercialization of products for cell identification, separation, and delivery
InStep NanoPower instepnanopower.com Energy Droplet-based human gait energy scavenger
Intellisense intellisense.com Software CAD tools for MEMS, including BioMEMS and microfluidics
Invenios invenios.com Foundry Quick-turnaround 3D Microfabrication Foundry Services
IonTorrent (Life Technologies) iontorrent.com Diagnostics DNA sequencing
ITC Mems itcmems.com Consortium Consortium of industry and government, offering design, fabrication, packaging, and testing solutions for MEMS
iX-factory ix-factory.de Foundry, Development Service provider in the field of microfluidics and integrated optics based on silicon and glass. Services include MEMS Foundry Service, Design / Project Work, Prototyping and Low to High Volume Batch Production
JENOPTIK Laser, Optik, Systeme jo-mt.de Manufacturing Manufacturing systems for polymeric microcomponents and nanostructures
Jonsman Innovation joninn.com Consulting Product development as well as consulting
Kryoz Technologies kryoz.com Microfluidic Equipment Micro cryogenic cooling systems
Kumetrix kumetrix.com Diagnostics Blood diagnostics based on bioMEMS technology and a single-use disposable silicon microchip
Labcyte labcyte.com Research instruments Assay miniaturization and automation, low-volume liquid handling for the life sciences
LabSmith labsmith.com Components, Microfluidic instruments Laboratory research tools, including breadboard-based microfluidics construction kits
LC Sciences www.lcsciences.com Research tools Microfluidics-based technology for massively parallel oligonucleotide and peptide synthesis
LeukoDx leukodx.com Diagnostics Point of care flow cytometry
Life BioScience lifebioscience.com Components, Custom fabrication Off-the-shelf microfluidic and microsystems components for researchers; also offers custom microfabrication
LioniX lionixbv.nl Development, Manufacturing Development and production of products based on Micro/Nano Technology for OEM customers in Telecom, Life sciences, Industrial Process Control and Space
LTF - Little Things Factory ltf-gmbh.de Fabrication Microsandblasting on glass, silicon and other brittle materials. Micro-structured glass and silicon for standard or custom microreactors
Luna Innovations lunainnovations.com Contract R&D Contract research and development for microfluidics and other systems
MA3 Solutions www.ma3solutions.com Manufacturing equipment Tailor-made automation equipment for the microsystems assembly market
Maxwell Sensors maxwellsensors.com Diagnostics, Research instruments High performance, automated tools designed to accelerate screening, diagnostic and monitoring diseases, pharmaceutical drug screening, and environmental monitoring
MBio Diagnostics www.mbiodx.com Diagnostics Platform being developed for a broad menu of applications including multiplex assays and cellular analysis. Initial products in HIV management.
Medimate www.medimate.com Diagnostics Electrolyte self-tests for home use based on a microfluidic capillary electrophoresis platform
Medspray www.medspray.nl Medical devices Microtechnology spray nozzle units for near-mono-disperse aqueous inhaler devices
Medtronic medtronic.com Medical devices Implantable medical devices, including drug pumps
MEMSCAP www.memscap.com/ Foundry MEMS contract manufacturing services, mainly addressing aerospace/defense, optical communications, medical and biomedical, and the IT/consumer market
Micralyne micralyne.com Foundry MEMS foundry services, including design and fabrication of microfluidic chips and devices for life sciences
Micro2Gen micro2gen.com Diagnostics Integrated micro system with modules for nucleic acid extraction, mixing steps, purification, PCR amplification, biochemical reactions, and DNA micro array detection in real time
MicroCHIPS mchips.com Diagnostics Intelligent implanted medical devices for applications such as glucose monitoring
Microdrop Technologies microdrop.de Research instruments Provider of equipment, software and services for advanced micro-dispensing and inkjet printing applications
Microfab Technologies microfab.com Research instruments Digital microdispensing technologies
Microflexis microflexis.com Components, development, manufacturing Development and manufacture of ultra-thin and elastically flexible microfluidic chips with holders, microwell array chips, microformed polymer films and ultra-thin microfluidic cold plates.
MicroFluent microfluent.com Consulting Consulting services surrounding product development and commercialization
Microfluidic ChipShop microfluidic-chipshop.com Development, Components Custom and off-the-shelf microfluidic systems for applications in the analytical sciences, biotechnology, cosmetics, diagnostics, drug screening, chemistry, environmental applications, monitoring, food analysis, and medical technology
Microfluidic Imaging www.microfluidicimaging.com Imaging Software-based imaging solutions for industrial and academic research teams developing microfluidic technologies
Microfluidic Innovations www.microfluidicinnovations.com Research instruments Multi-purpose, software-programmable microfluidic LoC (SPLoC). Instead of assay-specific chips, assay developers will be able to use a single chip, and simply write or download a program for each experiment. Example assays include: Glucose level testing, Particle sorting, Enzyme kinetics, Bacteria culturing and synchronization
for CROs, pharmaceuticals and academic research
Microfluidic Systems (acquired by PositiveID Corp) microfluidicsystems.com Research instruments Automated instruments for the detection and processing of biological samples
MicroLab Devices microlabdevices.com Custom development, manufacturing, research instruments Provide research groups with instrumentation, offer a multi-physics simulation service with fault analysis (leading to false positives and negatives). Design and manufacturing services to go from proof-of-concept to a deployable system.
microLIQUID microliquid.com Design, development, manufacturing Microfluidic devices and components, mainly polymer. Development and industrialization of Point-of-care (POC) Devices.
Microlytic www.microlytic.com Research instruments Consumable laboratory products for the structural biology marketplace
Micromolding Solutions (MMS) www.micromolding.ca Design, development, manufacturing Design, development, and manufacturing of small and precision plastic components and polymer-based functional devices, including lab-on-a-chip
Micronics micronics.net Diagnostics Microfluidic, near-patient, in vitro diagnostic products for disease diagnosis, prognosis and treatment monitoring
Micronit micronit.com Foundry Glass-based lab-on-a-chip components and products for the life sciences and chemistry research markets
Micropointbio micropointbio.com Diagnostics, Research instruments Research, development, manufacturing, and marketing of the "Lab-On-Chip"products based on the MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical System) technology
MicroTEC microtec-d.com Development, components, manufacturing Develops and produces MEMS, microsystems and components including: fluidics for synthesis and analysis (electrical and optical): integrated electrodes, valves, heating and cooling elements; micromechanics for cell disruption, micro-arrays, micro titre plates, polymer Lab-on-chip. Also micro-actuators, micro-needles, micro-filters with high aspect ratios, electrode fixtures.
Microvisk www.microvisk.com Diagnostics Point of care coagulation meters based on completely internal MEMS sesnosr
Micrux Technologies micruxfluidic.com Research instruments, Sensors Develops a variety of microfluidic devices, either standard or customized (e.g., microchips for capillary electrophoresis)
mikroglas http://www.mikroglas.com/ Research instruments, custom development, components Produces microreactors, micromixers, micro heat exchangers, microseparators, lab-on-a-chip components, lab equipment, for biotech and
chemistry applications since 1999.
Millipore millipore.com Research instruments Technologies, tools, and services for bioscience research and biopharmaceutical manufacturing
Minifab minifab.com.au Design, Development, Manufacturing Design, integration and manufacture of polymer micro-engineered systems for the Biotech, Health, Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sectors
Minitech minitech.com Manufacturing and prototyping equipment Manufactures small CNC machines for fabricating microfluidic structures. Nanomachining, micromilling.
Mode Diagnostics modedx.com Diagnostics Diagnostics integrating biosensing and electronics for the home-based point-of-care markets
Molecular Cytomics molecular-cytomics.com Research instruments Array platform enables scientists to perform live cell imaging and time lapse imaging of thousands of individual living cells
Molecular Devices, Inc moleculardevices.com Research instruments Bioanalytical instrumentation
Molecular Vision molecularvision.co.uk Diagnostics Diagnostic devices combine microfluidic chips with organic-semiconductor light-sources and photodetectors
Mycrolab mycrolab.com Diagnostics Hand-held, point of care diagnostics using lab-on-a-chip consumables
Nanion Technologies nanion.de Research instruments Bio- and microtechnology for increasing the speed and efficiency of drug discovery, in particular High Throughput Screening systems for ion channel active drugs
Nanobiosym www.nanobiosym.com Diagnostics Lab-on-a-chip diagnostics such as Gene-RADAR, a device resembling a mobile phone that has the ability to analyze biofluids such as a drop of blood or saliva and identifies DNA and RNA signatures
NanoEnTek nanoentek.com Research instruments Lab-on-a-chip technologies for life sciences research and diagnostics, including automatic cell counters, gene transfection electroporators, and point-of-care diagnostics
Nanolabware www.nanolabware.com Components, research instruments Tools for micro and nanofluidics, including microfluidic components,
micro instrumentation, droplet technology
Nanomix nano.com Diagnostics Lab-on-chip point of care diagnostics of multiple analytes on a single platform based on carbon nanotube technology.
Nanopoint Imaging nanopointimaging.com Research instruments Microfluidics platform integrated with live cell imaging capabilities, used for applications such as assisted reproductive technology, drug discovery, cell culturing, and other life science research
Nanosphere nanosphere.us Diagnostics Nanotechnology-based healthcare company that manufactures Verigene, a microfluidics product capable of analyzing DNA directly from a blood sample
Nanoterra nanoterra.com Other A nano- and micro-technology development company commercializing the inventions of co-founder and Chairman Professor George Whitesides from Harvard University and a world-wide network of complementary innovations
NextAdvance nextadvance.com Research instruments Laboratory instruments for life sciences research, also technical consulting for microfluidics and fluid mechanics, biotech instrumentation, and mechanical and electrical engineering design
On-Q-ity on-q-ity.com Diagnostics Microfluidic cancer diagnostics
Optotrack optotrack.com Research instruments Research and development of novel optical, imaging, chemical, as well as biological sensors and microsystems
Osmotex www.osmotex.ch Microfluidic components Developer and supplier of microfluidic pumps for applications including fuel cells, life-sciences and chemical research. Also offers custom development.
Pathogenetix pathogenetix.com Diagnostics Commercial applications of single molecule DNA, RNA and protein analysis
PerkinElmer perkinelmer.com Diagnostics, Research instruments Diagnostics and instrumentation for life sciences research
Phase2 Microtechnologies http://www.phase2micro.com/ Research instruments, sensors MEMS-enabled pH sensor technology platforms
Phase Three Product Development
http://www.phasethreedev.com/ Consulting, Contract R&D Phase Three specializes is helping companies develop and commercialize their microfluidic technologies.
Philips Applied Technologies www.research.philips.com/locations/eindhoven.html Diagnostics, Contract R&D Philips Applied Technologies performs integrated product design and manufacturing of microfluidic based disposables on a contract basis, also for third parties
Plasma Technology Systems www.plasmatechsystems.com Surface treatment Plasma surface modification of MEMS devices with a core competency in treatment of polymers
PositiveID Corporation positiveidcorp.com Diagnostics, Medical devices Develops medical devices and biological detection systems focused primarily on diabetes management, rapid medical testing and airborne bio-threat detection. Its wholly-owned subsidiary, MicroFluidic Systems or MFS, is focused on the development of microfluidic systems for the automated preparation of and performance of biological assays.
Proteus Biomedical proteus.bz Medical devices Microchip-enabled drug delivery and therapeutic devices
Pure Slides pure-slides.com Components Manufacturer of low-fluorescence plastic microscope slides and blanks
Qiagen qiagen.com Research instruments Sample and assay technologies for molecular diagnostics laboratories, academic research, pharmaceutical and biotechnology research and applied testing markets such as forensics, animal or food testing
QuantaLife Bio-Rad acquired Quantalife in 2011 Research instruments Microdroplet-based digital PCR
QuantumMDX www.quantumdx.com/ Diagnostics Developing hand-held and portable low cost diagnostic, genomic sequencing & proteomic platforms
Quorum Technologies www.quorumtechnologies.com Research instruments Integrates scientific instruments (specializes in microscopy and image processing); also commercializing Artery on a Chip work from the University of Toronto
Raindance Technologies raindancetechnologies.com Research instruments Microdroplet-based solutions for human health and disease research
Rheonix rheonix.com Diagnostics Microfluidic solutions for automated molecular diagnostic assays
RheoSense rheosense.com Research instruments Fast, small-footprint microfluidic viscometers/rheometers
Richell www.richell.co.jp Manufacturing Mass-produced, injection-molded microfluidic chips
Roche Applied Science roche-applied-science.com Research instruments Instruments and reagents for the life sciences research market, including genome sequencing, microarray analysis, nucleic acid purification, real-time PCR, and cell analysis
Rogue Valley Microdevices roguevalleymicro.com Foundry, Development, Design Full-service MEMS foundry specializing in MEMS and Biomedical Device fabrication
Samsung samsung.com Diagnostics Microfluidic point-of-care diagnostics
Scienion scienion.de Research instruments Ultra-low volume liquid handling systems and microarray technologies for multiparallel bioanalytics, high throughput screening and high throughput production of microarrays in the genomics and proteomics fields
Seahorse Bioscience seahorsebio.com Research instruments Analytical instruments, biomanufacturing systems and consumable labware products for biological research and drug discovery
Sensimed sensimed.ch Diagnostics, Medical devices Integrated microsystems for medical devices; SENSIMED Triggerfish device for continuous measurement of intraocular pressure in glaucoma
Sensivida sensividamedical.com Diagnostics Developing a digital allergy test and portable glucose monitor
SensLab senslab.de Diagnostics, Research instruments Develops and produces biosensors
SFC Fluidics sfc-fluidics.com Diagnostics, Research instruments Development of microfluidic technologies that enable miniaturized analytical tools, laboratories-on-a-chip, clinical diagnostics, and life science research instruments
Shrink Nanotechnologies Status unknown. Formerly at www.shrinknano.com Diagnostics, Research instruments Nanotechnology company developing products and licensing opportunities in the alternative energy industry, medical diagnostics and sensors and biotechnology research and development tools businesses
Siemens siemens.com Diagnostics, Research instruments Instrumentation for life sciences, medical diagnostics
Silex Microsystems silexmicrosystems.com Foundry Foundry services for MEMS/Microfluidics
Silicon Biosystems www.siliconbiosystems.com Research instruments Lab-on-a-chip cell biology testing
Siloam Biosciences siloambio.com Diagnostics Point-of-care clinical diagnostic systems using microfluidic and microsensor technology
SIMTech Microfluidics Foundry www.smf.SIMTech.a-star.edu.sg Foundry Design, simulation, prototyping to scalable technology development for mass production of polymer-based microfluidic devices
Smart holograms www.smartholograms.com Diagnostics Commercializing "sensor hologram" technology from the University of Cambridge to develop non-invasive and multi-analytic diagnostics
Sony DADC biosciences.sonydadc.com/ Development, Manufacturing Production of Microstructured Polymer Devices (MPD) for life science and in-vitro diagnostic markets, including new product development and prototyping through tooling and validation to close-tolerance injection molding, surface coating, component assembly and supply chain
Spectrafluidics spectrafluidics.com Sensors Handheld detector for the real-time identification of airborne molecules emanated from explosives and other substances
Sphere Fluidics spherefluidics.com Research instruments Commercializing lab-on-a-chip and picodroplet technology from Cambridge University high-throughput reactions on single cells and molecules contained within aqueous droplets; this platform enables diverse applications including: miniaturised profiling of drug candidates, identification of novel algal strains and generation of new (bio)catalysts
Stanford Microfluidics Foundry http://www.stanford.edu/group/foundry/ Foundry Provides integrated microfluidic devices for academic research
Stokes Bio Acquired by Life Technologies in 2010 Research instruments, Diagnostics Microfluidics-based systems for genetic analysis, particularly for the measurement of gene expression and gene target detection. Applications include basic life science research and in the molecular diagnosis of cancers, pathogen detection and pharma-genomics
Superior NanoBioSystems superiornanobiosystems.com Diagnostics, Medical devices Platform development to support medical and bio-defense initiatives, including handheld diagnostics, therapeutics, and cell capture
SurModics surmodics.com Medical devices Drug delivery and surface modification technologies for the healthcare industry
Surnetics www.surnetics.com Components, manufacturing Develop surface modification coatings for moving liquids through microfluidic devices without pumps or other hardware – primarily for the diagnostic and electronics industries
Symbient Product Development www.symbientpd.com Research & Development, Product Development
Mechanical/biomedical engineering, prototyping, and testing utilizing injection molding for microfluidic components and microfluidic devices.
Syrris syrris.com Research instruments Automated products for research and development chemists, including flow chemistry, microreactor and automation technology
T2 Biosystems t2biosystems.com Diagnostics Medical diagnostic platform using nanotechnology and miniaturized magnetic resonance (MR)
Takasago Fluidics http://www.takasago-fluidics.com/ Components Manufacturer of miniature chemically inert valves and pumps for applications such as medical diagnosis, environmental measurement, protein detection, and quality management (e.g., food safety)
TearLab tearlab.com Diagnostics Lab-on-a-chip diagnostics testing for disease markers in tears at the point-of-care
TECAN tecan.com Diagnostics, Research instruments Laboratory instruments for pharmaceuticals, forensics, and clinical diagnostics
Technobiochip www.technobiochip.com Research instruments Basic research, development and production of laboratory instruments in electronics, microelectronics, biology and biotechnology
Tekniker tekniker.es Manufacturing Ultraprecision micromachining for microfluidics
Theranos www.theranos.com Diagnostics Large array of laboratory-developed tests requiring only small sample volumes.
ThinXXS thinxxs.de Components, manufacturing, custom development Develops, produces and distributes micro-structured components and systems made of plastics, with a focus on microfluidics
TNO tno.nl Contract R&D Contract research and development for microfluidics and other systems
Translume translume.com Components, manufacturing, custom development Focus on glass machining, glass micromachining.
Trianja trianja.com Manufacturing, custom components. Micro and nano structured glass-based solutions for use in high-throughput, chemical and biological devices such as microfluidics, microarrays, lab-on-a-chip, µTAS, nanofluidics, bio-chips, sensors, medical devices, and filtration membranes.
Trinean trinean.com Research instruments Nanoliter spectrophotometers and consumables for the research and scientific market
Tronics Microsystems tronics.eu Manufacturing, Components Develops and manufactures custom MEMS components and microsystems
uFluidix ufluidix.com Manufacturing (silicone platforms) Manufactures platforms for microfluidics and lab-on-a-chip applications, with expertise in technology for bonding silicone.
Veridex veridex.com Diagnostics Commercializing microfluidic circulating tumor cell diagnostics
Wasatch Microfluidics microfl.com Diagnostics, Medical devices Microfluidic devices that enable the development of pharmaceutical diagnostics and therapeutics; Wasatch’s first product, the Continuous Flow Microspotter (CFM), is a printer that uses a network of microchannels to deposit biomolecules on surfaces for interaction analysis
Wave 80 Biosciences www.wave80.com Diagnostics Molecular diagnostics products for infectious disease, cancer, autoimmune disease, and other human health conditions
Weidmann Plastics www.weidmann-plastics.com Supplier Injection molding of plastic for microfluidic and microoptical structures
Xennia xennia.com Inkjet Develops customized inkjet solutions
Xona Microfluidics xonamicrofluidics.com/ Research instruments PDMS-based microfluidic platform for neuroscience research
YMC keyboardchemistry.com Research instruments Specializes in microreactors
Yole Development www.yole.fr Market analysis and strategy consulting Marketing analysis and strategy consulting. Work with the whole value chain from R&D centers to large international diagnostic companies through microfluidic fabs and start-ups
Z-microsystems www.z-microsystems.com/ Manufacturing, prototyping Lab-on-a-chip and microfluidics / microsystem manufacturing and prototyping. Single sourcing for medical disposables, hot embossing, nanostructure.
SmallTech Consulting www.smalltechconsulting.com Research, development, design, prototyping Research, development, design and prototyping for consulting clients over a wide array of applications, including microfluidics, biomedical devices and systems, diagnostics, implantables, and sensors.
Zeta Instruments zeta-inst.com Imaging Manufactures precision non-contact, optical profilometer, 3D imaging measurement systems for characterizing sub-micron surface features in Microfluidics & BioMEMS applications.