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Microfluidic Innovations

Develop microfluidic software-programmable, lab-on-a-chip devices for assay development, drug discovery, and life science research.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location West Lafayette, IN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2009
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Microfluidic Innovations is accelerating the migration of existing and new assays to Lab-on-a-Chip (LoC) for complex assays in genomics, proteomics and cell-based research based on a single, flexible, Software Programmable Lab-on-a-Chip (SPLoC).


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    Ahmed Amin
    CEO, Cofounder

    Architect of Patented SPLoC system. Authored and drove successful business plan competitions, SBIR grants and matching funds totaling >$450k. He has previously worked at IBM, Mentor Graphics, and interned at Intel and NVIDIA. Dr. Amin earned his Ph.D. from Purdue University in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2011.

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    Mark Hobaugh

    Mark Hobaugh joins Microfluidic Innovations with more than 30 years of experience in engineering, product development, operations, and quality. Before arriving at Microfluidic Innovations, Mark has been Vice President of Operations at Quellan, Resonext Communications, and Sage Inc. All three companies were high-tech startups and acquired by industry leading companies, Intersil, RF MicroDevices, and Genesis MicroChip respectively.

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    Tom Williams
    Board Member

    CEO/President, Founder, VP, Board Member of 5 venture-backed companies. Chairman Business & Finance, Silicon Valley Executive Network. Previous corporate experience: Memorex, Novell, Cisco.


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    Ice Miller
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    Innovation Resources

Previous Investors

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    Indiana Economic Development Corporation
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    NIH, NSF
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    Business plan competitions, cofounders