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HoliFAB webinar
From a lab idea to an applicative microfluidic solution

November 5th, 2020

  • Hours: 2.00pm to 5.30pm Central Europe Time - Google calendar
  • Location: ONLINE - platform

What will you learn?

The Conference will allow you to discover the HoliFAB project, the many companies involved and its objectives.
Its 4 sessions will illustrate the different possible processes for:

  • The development of new materials and biomaterials for microfluidic analysis devices and organs on chips
  • Design optimisation, high-resolution 3D printing processes

These sessions will highlight:

  • The possibilities offered by 3D printing and bio-printing to produce complex, high-resolution analytical and biomedical devices
  • The multiple biological applications of microfluidics

Who should attend?

Microfluidicians … or not! Industrials, scientists, biologists, students, doctorals and post-doctorals are welcome to discover our project, learn and discuss with our European partners from 10 different companies about the main technologies, materials, processes, and applications that HoliFAB aim to propose.


    • 14h00 - 14h30: Introduction to HoliFAB spirit, production lines and demonstrators
      Speaker: Jean-Louis Viovy (Institut Curie & Fluigent)
    • 14h30 - 15h30: Prototyping of microfluidic chips and microphysiological systems with 3D bioprintings
      with water monitoring and organ-on-chips applications
      Speaker: Laurent Malaquin (CNRS-LAAS), Margaret McCaul (DCU) and Mark Bowkett (Tellab)
      Partners: CNRS-LAAS, Microresist, Sculpteo, DCU, TelLab
    • 15h30 - 16h30: Microfluidic manufacturing pilot line based on micro-injection, reagent integration,
      bonding and quality control
      with clinical and research applications for circulating tumour cells detection
      Speaker: Luis Fernandez (MicroLiquid) and Jean-Louis Viovy (Institut Curie)
      Partners: Microliquid, EVG, Mypa, CNRS-Institut Curie
    • 16h30 - 17h30: Instruments and custom solutions for your biochemical applications
      with lab microfluidic setup industrialization example
      Speakers: Nicolas Lafitte, Mikael Trellet (Fluigent) and Raphael Tomasi (Institut Pasteur)
      Partners: Fluigent, CNRS-LAAS, Sculpteo, DCU

Guest speakers

  • Dr. Raphael TomasiDr. Raphael Tomasi, Institut Pasteur (France) for instrument demonstration (Droplet microfluidic automation for 3D cell culture)

HoliFAB speakers

  • Pr. Jean-Louis ViovyPr. Jean-Louis Viovy, Institut Curie (France) for the general presentation of HoliFAB and life sciences applications
  • Mark BowkettDr. Margaret Mc Caul Mark Bowkett, CEO of TelLab (Ireland) & Dr. Margaret Mc Caul, Dublin City University (Ireland), for environmental water monitoring applications
  • Dr. Laurent MalaquinDr. Laurent Malaquin, Research director at CNRS-LAAS MultiFAB (France) for presentation of Pilot Line 3D printing and bioprinting applications
  • Dr. Luis FernandezDr. Luis Fernandez, CTO of Microliquid (Spain) for presentation of Pilot Line injection moulding
  • Dr. Nicolas LafitteDr.Mikaël Trellet Drs. Nicolas Lafitte & Mikaël Trellet, Project managers at Fluigent (France) for presentation of Pilot Line instrument integration

HoliFAB project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 760927

HoliFAB Horizon 2020