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Posted: Jun 15, 2012
Dolomite's launches new competition offering the chance to productize scientific discoveries
(Nanowerk News) Microfluidics expert Dolomite, has launched a
Productizing Science™ Competition challenging the innovative and entrepreneurial
spirit of researchers, scientists and engineers by providing them with the opportunity to
turn a novel scientific discovery into a commercial product.
This competition offers individuals and organisations, who wish to capitalise on a
microfluidic scientific discovery or invention the chance to submit a proposal and turn
their ideas into a commercial reality.
Dolomite has a track record of taking early stage technologies and turning them into
market-leading products. As a world leader in the design and manufacture of
microfluidic instruments, Dolomite works with partners around the world to develop
products on their behalf in order to generate revenues.
As part of this competition, Dolomite will offer its extensive experience and product
development expertise to productize a scientific invention from a third party. The
winner/winning team will gain access to Dolomite's outstanding R&D capabilities turning
their scientific discovery into a commercially successful product and will be involved in
the product development project as well as the commercial launch of the final product.
Established in 2005 as the world’s first Microfluidic Application Centre, Dolomite focused on working with
customers to turn their concepts for microfluidic applications into reality. Today, Dolomite is the world leader
in solving microfluidic problems. With offices in the UK and US and distributors throughout the rest of the
world, its clients range from universities developing leading-edge analytical equipment, to manufacturers of
chemical, life sciences and clinical diagnostics systems.
Dolomite is pioneering the use of microfluidic devices for small-scale fluid control and analysis, enabling
manufacturers to develop more compact, cost-effective and powerful instruments. By combining specialist
glass, quartz and ceramic technologies with knowledge of high performance microfluidics, Dolomite is able to
provide solutions for a broad range of application areas including environmental monitoring, clinical
diagnostics, food and beverage, nuclear, agriculture, petrochemical, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and
chemicals. Furthermore Dolomite's in-house micro-fabrication facilities that include clean rooms and precision
glass processing facilities allow to prototype and test all solutions rapidly which ensures a faster development
cycle and reduces the time to market.
For more information please visit www.dolomite-microfluidics.com.