BlackHole Lab : Cheap as chips soft lithography station for any research laboratory

Microfluidic chips are usually fabricated in a clean room but the pmicrofluidic research project black hole lab soft lithography stationurchase and maintenance of one is so expensive that many research laboratories cannot afford the bill. The BlackHole Lab research project has been created to provide turnkey soft lithography stations giving the opportunity to every research laboratory, even the small ones to realize their own microfluidic chips. 

In 2008, during their PhD in microfluidics, BlackHole Lab founders saw the need for numbers of laboratories to have their own microfabrication facilities in order to make their own chips quickly and easily. In 2009 they developed  their first generation of soft lithography stations for researches institutes in Paris and Philadelphia. After several years of improvement, BlackHole Lab now provides a full range of turnkey soft lithography stations all over the world through the Softlithobox brand.

The tricky idea was to adapt and propose a set of equipment usable out of a clean room providing the same efficiency. After several years of research and tests, we found a well-thinking set which is working together to give the best answer for microfluidic fabrication. But we are not stopping here and we always improve and adapt our offer to stay at the cutting edge of the technology.


Guilhem Velvé Casquillas

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