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Biophotonics

Biophotonics

Biophotonics is an ambitious, multidisciplinary research area that utilizes light-based technologies in medicine and life sciences. The term derives from two words of Greek origin: ‘bios’ means life and ‘phos’ light. Biophotonics refers to the interplay between light and biological matter.

B-PHOT has developed expertise in designing, modelling, prototyping and demonstrating low-cost manufacturable photonics-based systems for various biophotonic applications including:
- Laser-induced fluorescence and absorbance analysis for chromatographic separations
- Detection of pathogenic microorganisms in drinking water
- Sorting of zebra-fish embryos

Responsible

Heidi Ottevaere Heidi Ottevaere
hottevae@b-phot.org
+32 2 629 34 51

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Contact

Hugo Thienpont
Prof. Dr. Ir.
Hugo Thienpont
Managing Director
Nadia Cornand

Nadia Cornand
Secretary
ncornand@b-phot.org
+32 2 791 68 52

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Pleinlaan 2
1050 Elsene
Building F - 9th floor

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