ESR6 small

POC Molecular IVDs generating actionable information in support of improving clinical management of UTIs

A simple (hand-winded) clockwork assay

Point of care tests for urinary tract infections aimed for primary care should be very simple and cost-effective. In this project, the candidate will develop a simple (hand-winded) clockwork mechanism, making use of SlipChip technology that sequentially allows positioning over a stationary photodetector, heating zones and magnet(s) for bead actuation. The entire device will be produced using low-cost surface mimicking OSTE+ technology allowing low-cost, high-throughput single-step manufacturing. The bioassay developed by ESR5 will be integrated in a digital PCR format in collaboration with KULeuven.

  • Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH)
    Micro and nanosystems (MST) department (
    OSQULDAS VÄG 10, Stockholm
  • Arenberg Doctoral School, KU Leuven University (Belgium).
    MeBioS-Biosensor group (
    Willem de Croylaan 42, Heverlee (Leuven)

Wouter van der Wijngaart (

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