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We work small so you can think big

Sphere Fluidics’ platforms are built on over a decade of scientific and engineering research and development. Originally spun out from the University of Cambridge, we specialize in multiple technical areas to deliver miniaturization.

At the heart of our platforms are picodroplets. These are tiny droplets of aqueous fluid in an oil carrier fluid (a ‘single emulsion’) or an aqueous core surrounded by an oil shell in an aqueous carrier fluid (a ‘double emulsion’). Each picodroplet is used to encapsulate a cell. The chemistry of the emulsions is carefully designed to give long-term stable, biocompatible droplets with minimal leakage of molecules from the droplet, right down to small molecules such as metabolites. This provides an ultra-miniaturized test tube, containing media, reagents, and cells, that allows large-scale experiments at the single cell level.

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What sets us apart?

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We’re building our future alongside our customers through collaboration

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Our Picodroplet technology is unmatched and future proofed

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We’re driven by scientific discovery

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Our technology saves you valuable time and improves accuracy

Excellence is Our Standard

At Sphere Fluidics, we’re committed to delivering high-quality products & services. Our awards & accreditations demonstrate our dedication to excellence.

The Scientist names Cyto-Mine® Number One in its Top 10 Innovations of 2018.
Queen’s Award for Enterprise (Innovation). 2020
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Finalist - IChemE Global Biotechnology Award 2019

Our commitment, promise & values

Our promise

Find, analyze and isolate the most valuable cells, with ease and speed.

Our commitment

We ease the journey to discovery by providing instruments and consumables for single cell analysis and isolation.
Built upon our picodroplet microfluidic technology, our solution fits seamlessly into your lab workflow — saving time and providing absolute assurance of quality and reliability.

Our values

We listen

We work with our customers in complete collaboration. Taking the time to listen, assess and discuss their unique challenges before acting.

We're committed

Our team is fully invested in our customers’ success. Our commitment and passion can be felt in everything we do.

We're inquisitive

We’re inquisitive by nature, striving to discover more ways to apply our technology and insight and help propel our customers’ businesses forward.

We're authentic

We’re true to ourselves and value the rich diversity of perspectives that our colleagues and customers bring to the table. Our customers depend on us as partners.

We're problem solvers

We thrive on solving customer challenges, by working with complete fluidity across a cross-functional team of specialists. We work diligently to deliver the right solution, every time.

Our People / Our Culture

At Sphere Fluidics, we prioritize a culture that fosters care, collaboration, and self-expression for our employees. We believe in continuous learning and improvement and hold ourselves accountable for maintaining integrity at all times. Our top priority is to build an inclusive environment that supports growth and empowers our employees to achieve their full potential.

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Discover our latest news and events to stay up-to-date

May 23, 2023 in News

Sphere Fluidics updates brand identity to align with ambitious, global commercial growth strategy

New branding reflects customer-centric approach and showcases pioneering, single cell analysis technology Rebrand follows a…
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May 2, 2023 in News

Kenneth Hitchner Appointed as Chairman

We're thrilled to announce the appointment of Kenneth Hitchner, BA MBA, as the new Chairman…
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April 27, 2023 in Events

Norwich Single-Cell Symposium 2023

Date: 03 May 2023 Location: Earlham Institute, Norwich, UK We're thrilled to be returning to…
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Would you like to join our team?

We are passionate about creating innovative solutions and are looking for talented individuals to join us in shaping the future of technology. Explore our opportunities to find out how.

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