FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is this a patent protected technology?
Yes. Patent protected technology US 9’126’197′.

Is the BioPen® system available now?
Yes. Please contact us for further details. We may be demonstrating at a location near you soon.

How many solutions can I put in one BioPen® pipette tip?
The BioPen® pipette tip can be loaded with 4 solutions at one time that can contain 35 µl each. The 4 last wells on the device are currently set for collecting waste.

What are the BioPen® pipette tips made from?
The BioPen® pipette tips are made from Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), a flexible biocompatible polymer.

How often do the BioPen® pipette tips need replacing?
To offer a contamination free controlled delivery system, the BioPen® pipette tips are designed to be disposable and easily exchanged. Typical usage is 4-6 hours, with occasional refilling of solution.

What additional equipment would I need?
The BioPen® system, fully assembled, resembles many microscope probe systems, and requires a micromanipulator to position the device to your sample. A simple computer running windows (XP SP3, or newer) is needed to control the pneumatics.

Do you have any publication with the BioPen® system?
Yes, we do have publication. Please check out our published material.