What is microfluidics?

Microfluidics is the study of fluid behavior in micrometric systems. This field is inspired by nature, which already masters these techniques (tree sap, blood capillaries ...).

This field is booming because the number of industrial applications is considerable: health, energy, green chemistry, cosmetics, agri-food...

  • For example, teams are working on the detection of tumor cells to diagnose cancer early.
  • Others seek to detect traces of pollution in the air or water.
  • Still others aim to test the effectiveness of thousands of molecules to treat a disease.

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