Microfluidics Lab

Fabrication of MICROFLUIDICS 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


    • Micro/nanofabrication of thin films

    • Deposition and etching (Au, Ta, Ru, MgO, Al, SiN, graphene, etc)

    • Optical (Laser, UV) and Electron beam lithographies

    • CNC micromilling and micromachining

    • 3D printing - fused filament

    • CAD design

    • Hardmask fabrication (Optical glass and Aluminum thin film)

    • UV/Oxygen surface cleaning

    • Solvent and Plasma Bonding - PDMS-Si, glass-plastic, etc

    • Fluorescence Microscopy

  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)

  • Bioimaging

  • Precision liquid pumping

  • Precision nano/picoliter spotting

  • Flow, Sensor and Material Simulation

    • Photoresist (SU-8, AZ, etc) and Epoxy molding

    • Microchannel fabrication in Silicon, Glass, Elastomeric (PDMS, Ecoflex, etc), Plastic (COC, PS, PMMA, polyimide, etc), Metal (duralumin, copper, etc)

    • Soft lithography (PDMS, ecoflex, etc)

    • Mold replication

    • Micro/Nano structuring of surfaces and surface modification

    • Magnetic, Electrical, Optical and Thermal sensing and actuation

    • Sharp and Fexible needles

    • Microwells for cell culture

    • Microelectrophoresis

    • Lateral flow chips

    • Microarrays for nano/picoliter spotting

    • Droplet microfluidics

    • Lab-on-a-chip and Chip-in-Lab

    • Organ-On-a-Chip

· Sensor development and integration | Cleanroom Class 10/100/10000 ·

Standards for Microfluidics

Contact us for more information: vsilverio_at_inesc-mn.pt