The Department develops chemical and biological sensors and combines them into compact analysis systems for continuously measuring and monitoring chemical (e.g. O2, CO2) or biological substances.

• Intelligent sensor-based equipment: optical sensors and instruments; sensor textiles; nanosensors and nanofibers; Lab-on-Chip technology; biosensors
• Additive Manufacturing: maskless non-contact digital technologies; contact printing technologies

• APOSEMA: Photonic Sensor Materials
• FunkyNano: Optimierte Funktionalisierung von Nanosensoren zur Gasdetektion durch Screening von Hybrid-Nanopartikeln
• HI-RESPONSE: Innovative High Resolution Electro-Static printing of Multifunctional Materials
• INSPIRED: INdustrial Scale Production of Innovative nanomateRials for printEd Devices
• IonSensChip: Rolle-zu-Rolle-Produktion folienbasierter Elektrophorese-Chips zur Ionenanalytik in der Biotechnologie
• NextGenUpCon: Next generation luminescence upconversion nanomaterials for bioimaging with approved nanosafety by microfluidic cell assays
• O2 HighSpeed: ultra fast oxygen detection in exhaled breath gas for ergospirometric devices
• PathoPoc: Folienbasiertes Chipsystem zur Bestimmung pathogener Keime
• SmartColourTextiles: Entwicklung von Sensor-Textilien und Sensor-Non-Wovens für medizinisch-analytische Anwendungen

Chemo- Biosensors and Microfluidics
Development and miniaturization of chemical (bio) sensors and detection systems
Surface modification
Coating methods
Process control based on opto-chemical and spectroscopic methods
Electronic development and instrumentation of measurement systems

Additive Manufacturing, Processing and Printing
Inkjet printing, aerosol jet printing
Screen printing, flexography
Development of new ink materials

Sensor and Functional Printing

Franz-Pichler-Straße 30, 8160 Weiz, Austria