Sphere Fluidics Granted US Patent on Biochip Coating

Sphere Fluidics has been awarded a US patent on use of novel coating techniques for microfluidic biochip design. “This brings our patent portfolio to 52 patents with 11 families and 23 granted international patents” said Dr Marian Rehak (Director of R&D). “This adds further strength to our outstanding patent portfolio” said Dr Rob Marchmont (Commercial Director). “We have already out-licensed some patents and our emerging Cyto-Mine and ESI-Mine platforms for analysis of single and small populations of cells and molecules are well-protected with these patents”.