LIVERMORE, CA (January 22, 2013) – Two leading microfluidic instrument manufactures are partnering
to provide seamless access to an expansive range of tools for electrokinetic and electrophoretic
experiments. Fluigent, headquartered in Paris, France, is a microfluidic flow control and fluid handling
expert. LabSmith Inc., based in Livermore, California, offers a wide range of tools for innovative
laboratory electronic and microfluidic solutions.
LabSmith and Fluigent join forces in the promotion of a microfluidic voltage control platform composed
of LabSmith’s HVS448 Eight Channel High Voltage Sequencer and Fluigent’s MFCSTM (Microfluidic Flow
Control System) and Electrowell device. Promotion of this tool combination highlights a simplified
automated platform for the control of fluids and voltage in a microfluidic set-up.
“Combining the HVS448, MFCSTM and Electrowell systems will provide customers with a combined
microfluidic solution for precise fluid and voltage control,” explains Fluigent CEO Fran?ois Leblanc.
LabSmith President and CEO, Kirsten Pace, agrees, stating, “The approach promoted by LabSmith and
Fluigent will be useful for many lab-on-a-chip electrokinetic and electrophoretic applications in R&D
Fluigent and LabSmith plan to leverage their technical expertise and market experience to offer
products that can be easily integrated into any microfluidics experiments for R&D laboratories and
About LabSmith, Inc.
LabSmith, Inc. builds laboratory tools that further the art of research. LabSmith products control all
aspects of experimentation, including timing, synchronization, high voltage and current sourcing, fluid
routing and event capture and visualization. Visit www.labsmith.com.
Fluigent develops, manufactures and commercializes innovative microfluidic flow control and fluid
handling solutions for laboratories, research units and industry around the world. Enabling full control of
microfluidic systems (pressure, flow rate and voltage), Fluigent technologies provides innovating
solutions for all microfluidic and lab-on-a-chip applications.
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