Microfluidics Lab


Fabrication of MICROFLUIDIC chips, platforms and probes
Design | Simulation | Prototyping


 INESC-MN  offers small-to-medium volume microfabrication techniques for manipulation and analysis of biological flows in sub-millimeter dimensions
 
Access to these facilities is provided via TRAINING, EXTERNAL SERVICE  and/or PROTOCOLS FOR REGULAR USER ACCESS



RESOURCES and SERVICES
  • PDMS soft lithography
  • CNC micromilling and PMMA micromachining
  • 3D printing - fused filament 
  • Solvent and plasma bonding - PDMS-Si, PDMS-plastic, etc.
  • Optical and Electron beam lithographies
  • UV/Oxygen surface cleaning
  • Precision liquid pumping
  • Fluorescence microscopy
  • Bioimaging
  • Microelectrophoresis
  • Precision nano/picoliter spotting
  • CAD design
  • Flow and Sensor simulation


  • SU-8, AZ and epoxy molding
  • Hard mask fabrication 
  • Micro/Nano structuring of surfaces
  • PDMS microchannels
  • PDMS mold replication
  • PDMS surface modification
  • Sharp and Fexible needles
  • Magnetic and Electrical actuation
  • Microwells for cell culture
  • Lateral flow chips
  • Microarrays for nano/picoliter spotting
  • Droplet microfluidics
  • Lab-on-a-chip and Chip-in-Lab