Rapid Solutions for POC (Point
of Care) In Vitro Diagnostic
applications in Human Health
The company was created in June 2011 by IK4-IKERLAN to
commercialize the accumulated strengths within the field of
Pre-Validated Prototype Alfa: microfluidic cartridge and the
The company is owned by IK4-IKERLAN and Mondragón
VISION ON THE MARKET
2010 IVD products and solutions worldwide sales
Blood Screening (1200)
Global sales ($47 billion)
Point of care
Tissue typing (100)
Total 6215 M$
Sexually transmitted diseases (STD)
• Market estimated at 450 M$ and growing (our solution is diagnosis and therapy decision in 1
Hospital acquired infections (HAI)
• 1.2 billón $ market where still around 90% of the assays are based on bacterial cultures (our
solution will help eliminate this need)
• MRSA y C.Diff. as initial applications
Acute Care (ACUTE)
• 200 M$ market. Still in initial faze. Our proposition saves time and lives.
COMPETIDORES & REGULATIONS
Empresas IVD POC
El competidor de referencia es Cepheid
Cambio ISO 13485
The LoF research has provided a stronger patent family from IK4 Ikerlan participation
Method for obtaining microfluidic polymer structures
Request Europea EP07704725.6 , date 15/07/2008. In progress. Request USA US12/160.638 , date
11/07/2008. Concedido en 2012.
Flexible micro/nanofluidic devices
Request PCT ES2007000296 , date 22/05/2007. Request EP07765875.5 , 21/11/2008. In progress.
Request USA US12/301.967 , date 26/11/2008. In progress
Method for the Production of Micro/Nanofluidic Devices for Flow Control and Resulting Device
Request Europea EP07823028.1 , date 26/04/2010. In progress.
Request USA US12/740.824 , date 06/04/2010. In progress
Method for Producing Microfluid Devices
Request PCT ES2011070291 , date 25/04/2011. In progress.
Method for Producing a Microfluid Device
Request PCT ES2012070785 , date 12/11/2012. In progress.
Dispositivo para Proveer de Muestras Fluid. en Sis. de Diagn. basados en Diagnostico Molecular
Request PCT ES2012070887 , date 21/12/2012. In progress.
Sistema Potenciador de la Repetitividad y Reproducibilidad en Camaras de Reaccion
Request PCT ES2012070923 , date 31/12/2012. In progress.
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