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Biosensors for point of use applications

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Tea is served from 6pm, all welcome (its free).

This talk will highlight several Philips biosensing technologies which we envisage will move patient diagnosis from the hospital into the home and to the Point-of-Care (PoC). Earlier diagnosis will allow medical staff to respond quicker in emergencies, improve the medical outcomes and thereby reduce healthcare costs. Similarly important is the fact that patients will experience improved quality of life with fewer disturbances to their routine. Applications of the discussed technologies are not limited to the healthcare market but can also be found in the lifestyle area.

“Dr. Christian Reccius is a Senior Scientist at Philips Research Cambridge. Coming from a physics background he has worked for 12 years on biomedical device topics, including the areas of Neuron-Silicon-Hybrid Chips, Nanobiotechnology, Impedance Spectroscopy and Microfluidics. Since 2006 he is working for Philips Research UK, focusing on Point-of-Care Blood Analysis as well as alternative applications for microfluidic biosensors.

Philips Research Cambridge was established in 2008, and aims to combine the local high-tech know-how with Philips’ strengths as a leader in Health and Well-being. It is an interdisciplinary group, with expertise in electronics, physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics and bio-informatics with a strong focus on open innovation and the facilitation of external collaborations.”

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