Lab-on-a-chip or chip-in-a-lab: challenges of commercialization lost in translation

Mohammed, Mazher Iqbal, Haswell, Steven and Gibson, Ian 2015, Lab-on-a-chip or chip-in-a-lab: challenges of commercialization lost in translation, Procedia technology, vol. 20, pp. 54-59, doi: 10.1016/j.protcy.2015.07.010.

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Title Lab-on-a-chip or chip-in-a-lab: challenges of commercialization lost in translation
Author(s) Mohammed, Mazher IqbalORCID iD for Mohammed, Mazher Iqbal orcid.org/0000-0003-2177-9845
Haswell, Steven
Gibson, IanORCID iD for Gibson, Ian orcid.org/0000-0002-4149-9122
Journal name Procedia technology
Volume number 20
Start page 54
End page 59
Total pages 6
Publisher Elsevier
Place of publication Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Publication date 2015
ISSN 2212-0173
Keyword(s) lab-on-a-chip
commercilization
microfluidics
translation
Summary Lab-on-a-chip technology has been long envisaged to have tremendous commercial potential, owing to the ability of such devices to encapsulate a full range of laboratory processes in a single instrument and operate in a portable manner, rapidly and at low cost. Devices are believed to have potential in fields ranging across medical diagnostics, environmental sampling and a range of consumer products, however, to date very few devices have attained commercial success. This review examines the challenges relating to the commercialization of lab-on-a-chip technology from fundamental research to mass manufacturing and aims to provide insight to both academics and product development specialists the perceived hindrances to commercialization and a strategy by which future work could be translated into commercial success.
Notes Proceedings of The 1st International Design Technology Conference, DESTECH2015, Geelong
Language eng
DOI 10.1016/j.protcy.2015.07.010
Field of Research 090399 Biomedical Engineering not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2015, Elsevier
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30082777

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