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Founded Year

1996

Stage

Acquired | Acquired

Total Raised

$17.41M

About Micronics Microfluidics

Micronics is advancing a portfolio of point of care products for disease detection, diagnosis and treatment monitoring. The company employs an estate in microfluidics and related technologies that make it possible to process biological and environmental samples directly in disposable devices and to perform highly accurate and affordable tests in a fraction of the time required by most molecular diagnostic tests in use today.Micronics is involved in the research and development of near patient Point of Care devices for disease diagnosis, treatment monitoring and blood testing, and also provides product development for third-party clients.In September 2011, Micronics was acquired by Sony Corp's US subsidiary, Sony Corporation of America. Micronics' valuation was not disclosed nor were other terms of the transaction.

Micronics Microfluidics Headquarter Location

8463 154th Avenue NE Building G

Redmond, Washington, 98052,

United States

425-895-9197

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Latest Micronics Microfluidics News

Sony Backing Organ-on-Chip Technology

Mar 19, 2013

Gavin Corley News , Rehab About 18 months ago we reported on Sony’s foray into the life-sciences space with the acquisitions of Micronics Inc. and three other companies working on micro-fluidic, lab-on-chip diagnostic technologies. This week, Sony Digital Audio Disc Corporation announced high profile collaboration with Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering to advance their pioneering o rgan-on-chip  technologies. The organ-on-chip technologies in question have previously graced the pages of Medgadget  and refer to flexible polymer substrates, which contain hollow micro-fluidic channels lined by living human cells. These systems act as surrogate, lab-friendly organs which allow researchers to study the physiological and mechanical behavior of the cells in real-time. The hope is that these surrogate organs will allow for an accelerated and lower cost means of studying drug interactions in humans without the need for animal studies. According to the Wyss Institute press release there are now a number of these organ-on-chips devices in development with lung, heart, liver, kidney, bone marrow, and gut-on-a-chip systems already in the works. Clearly, Sony sees a role for their growing stable of microfluidics and manufacturing technologies in the evolution of these new-age organs. However, they are only the latest in a series of major backers for the project with the FDA, the NIH and DARPA already supporting the effort. We will be watching this very one closely. Gavin Corley Gavin holds a first-class Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering degree from the University of Limerick and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the National University of Ireland, Galway. He is currently a post-doctoral research and project leader at the NUI Galway where he has spent the last 2 years leading the product development and commercialization of two novel technologies for the management of varicose veins and chronic venous leg ulcers. He has published several research papers in the fields of anatomy, physiology and medical physics and is the lead author of one patent application to date.In his free time Gavin has been known to swim, cycle and hum a tune or two. Related Posts

  • When was Micronics Microfluidics founded?

    Micronics Microfluidics was founded in 1996.

  • Where is Micronics Microfluidics's headquarters?

    Micronics Microfluidics's headquarters is located at 8463 154th Avenue NE, Redmond.

  • What is Micronics Microfluidics's latest funding round?

    Micronics Microfluidics's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Micronics Microfluidics raise?

    Micronics Microfluidics raised a total of $17.41M.

  • Who are the investors of Micronics Microfluidics?

    Investors of Micronics Microfluidics include Sony, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Ardesta LLC, SWMF Life Science Fund and 5 more.

  • Who are Micronics Microfluidics's competitors?

    Competitors of Micronics Microfluidics include Brain Tunnelgenix Technologies, Natus Medical, Binx Health, MedShape, PulmonX, Senseonics, Amsino International, Autonomic Technologies, Neuro Kinetics, Prometheus Laboratories and 54 more.

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