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Micro Fluid Management Technology

  • ID: 662157
  • October 2008
  • Region: Global
  • Yole Développement


  • Alzet
  • Bronkhorst High Tech
  • Dolomite
  • HNP
  • Micro
  • Porter
  • MORE

Market and technology analysis of pumps, valves, sensors and controllers for Microfluidics Applications

Objectives of the report

This report describes the market for micro pumps, valves, pressure sensors, flow sensors and flow controllers.

It provides an overview of the technologies and their numerous applications, the business opportunities, the main players, as well as the main challenges and trends…Over the last years, we followed the developments and market of microfluidic components, and carried out a large number of interviews with the key players in this field. All this information is structured, analyzed and complemented by our vision on the market perspectives.

Main Challenges

Beyond ink-jet printers and lab-ona-chip assays, recent advances and innovations contribute to the recognition of Microfluidics as a key enabling technology of the future.

Precise manipulation of microliters down to picoliters of fluid see potential applications in the Medical, In- Vitro Diagnostic, Chemistry, Energy and industrial fields.

Up to now, microfluidic products on the market employed passive fluid control techniques such as the use of capillary READ MORE >

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  • Alzet
  • Bronkhorst High Tech
  • Dolomite
  • HNP
  • Micro
  • Porter
  • MORE

Executive summary


Objectives of the report

Scope of the report

Microfluidic tasks

The value of Microfluidics

Flow management devices Market
– Market evolution
– Application Roadmap
– Main players
– Global Trends

Example of systems
– Oxygen concentrator
– Kidney dialysis control
– Point of care devices
– Microreaction
– Micro Fuel cells
– Diverse industrial applications

– Micropumps : definition
– Micropumps Market
– Main drivers & trends
– Pumps Technologies and principles
– Micropump technologies

Solenoid, air, etc

Piezo electric properties

Thermal actuation

With electro-osmotic actuation

Using passive properties of the medium

Osmotically induced flow.

Available products

Infusion pumps

– Microvalve: definition
– Microvalves market
– Main drivers & trends
– Microvalves technologies
- - Microvalves with integrated actuators
- - Microvalves with external actuators
- - Shape memory actuation microvalves
- - Phase Change Material (PCM) Valves: actuation principle
– Available products

Flow sensors
– Definition Flow sensors
– Technologies
– Mass flow versus Volume flow
– Flow sensors Market
– Main drivers & trends
– Flow sensors technologies
- - Thermal flow sensor
- - Coriolis flow sensor
- - Acoustic flow sensor
– Available products

Pressure sensors
– Definition
– Pressure Sensors Market
– Main drivers & trends
– Pressure sensors Technology : Working principle
– Available products

Flow regulation devices
– Micro Flow Controllers Market Data
– Flow Controllers market per field of application
– Main drivers & trends
– Flow regulation devices Technologies
– Working principles
– Available products

– Summary
– Trends towards disposable devices, to be integrated into microfluidic chips.

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- Alzet
- Arbiotec
- Azbil
- Bartels mikrotechnik
- Biochem Fluidics
- Bronkhorst High Tech
- Brooks Instruments
- Burkert
- Cetoni
- Debotech
- Dolomite
- Durect
- Eksigent
- Fluigent
- GE sensing
- HP
- Idex
- IQ
- Micro
- Kloehn
- Micronics
- Omega
- Porter
- Sensirion
- Takasago
- The Lee company
- ThinXXs
- Tronics
- Valcor

Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown


Our Clients

Flowserve Corporation Volvo Car Corporation ABB Ltd. Siemens AG Kone Oyj Schneider Electric SE