Dr. Carlo Effenhauser


  • 25 years of R&D experience in pharma and diagnostics industries in technology management positions:
  • Project and program management
  • Management of technology development cooperations with industrial and academic partners
  • Technology management (scouting and evaluation)
  • Intellectual property management
  • Line management
  • Long-standing expertise in microfluidics and biomedical microtechnology dating back to its roots in the early 90ies (µ-TAS concept):
  • Conception and development of biomedical devices for, e.g.
    • In-vitro diagnostics (diabetes care, clinical diagnostics, point-of-care diagnostics)
    • bioanalytics
    • transdermal drug delivery 
  • Development of microfluidic methods and components, e.g.
    • Electrokinetic controlled microfluidics
    • Centrifugal microfluidics
    • "Passive" interfacial energy driven microfluidics
    • Microfluidic particle (cell) separation
  • Detection methods for miniaturized analysis systems
  • Advisor and organizer of international conferences 
  • Consultant for research funding organizations
  • Scientific advisory board member of journals in the field of microfluidics and biomedical microtechnology