“The unique fusion of individual innovative technologies will provide a novel diagnostic tool leading to a better understanding of the underlying pathophysiology of rare anaemia.”

Lars Kaestner, Coordinator of CoMMiTMenT

Epigem Limited (Epigem)

EPIGEM is a highly specialised polymer microengineering SME supplying micofluidic, optoelectronic and microsystem markets. This ranges from high resolution flexible circuit boards and specialty coated /microstructured films for display touch screens through to microfluid devices, modules and systems for instrumentation and medical devices.

Established as a private company in 1995, with premises in the UK comprising 1500 m2 factory with 600 m2 of clean rooms, equipped with design, fabrication and application testing capabilities covering microstructure shaping, microfluidics, electrode and optoelectronics integration, surface coating, macro to micro to molecular world interconnection, sealing and bonding. Automated precision drilling and routing enable direct machining of millifluidic analytical consumables. EPIGEM was a Europractice / Integramplus Microsystems service provider and operated the Fluence Microfluidics Centre within the UK’s Micro and Nano Technology Network. EPIGEM has two manufacturing lines. One for sheet and board based products the second for reel-to-reel film processed products. Both lines provide wet coating, photochemical etching, polymer replication particularly by UV embossing / imprinting, plasma surface modification and etching, and electroplating. EPIGEM are ISO9001:2008 and MNT Quality Mark certified and "Investors in people" accredited.


  • Dr Tim Ryan
  • Epigem Limited (Epigem)
  • 3 Malmo Court, Kirkleatham Business Park, Redcar TS10 5SQ
  • Phone: +44 (0) 1642 496300
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