Master thesis rare-cell cartridge

About cytena

cytena GmbH is a fast growing Spin-off from the University of Freiburg.

Our Mission:

We believe that automation and microtechnology will bring the understanding and control of individual cells to a whole new level and empower our customers to serve patients faster and better.

Our products enable our customers, like Novartis and Bayer, to bring important drugs faster and more safely to the market.

Master thesis (m/f/d)

Fabrication of a microfluidic

dispensing cartridge for

single cell isolation

in Freiburg

Your Challenge

  • Transfer of the cartridge manufacturing to the Glassomer technology and development of a suitable process
  • Development of an innovative cartridge design for biomedial applications
  • Fabrication of the cartridge using technologies like lithography, UV casting, stereolithograhpy and thermal bonding
  • Evaluation of the performance of the new cartridges according to key quality features and application requirements

Your Qualification

  • Graduate student in mircosystems engineering, chemistry, materials science or physics
  • Lab experience and CAD skills required
  • Experience in stereolithography printing are beneficial
  • Independent, success-oriented working style
  • High self-motivation and interest in working in a dynamic and young team
  • Good communication skills in German or English

The Job

Goal of the project:

Development of a manufacturing process for disposable microfluidic dispensing cartridges based on glassomers unique glass structuring technology. Assessment of the new cartridge for the isolation of tumor cells using cytena´s single-cell dispensing instruments.

Cytena GmbH works in the field of next-generation single-cell dispensing. Cytena´s products enable our customers, like Novartis and Bayer, to bring important drugs faster and more safely to the market.

Glassomer GmbH has developed a unique process pipeline for the generating of high-quality glass components by techniques commonly reserved for polymer processing like 3D printing.

How to apply

Do you want to work at a young and dynamic start-up? Do you thrive by working on various tasks and

like to work in a well-structured and organized manner? Do you like to work independently and

embedded in a strong team?

Interested? Then send your comprehensive application, including your salary expectations and the earliest possible starting date, as a single pdf-file by e-mail to: careers@cytena.com.

Become part of the cytena story!

We offer

We offer the unique opportunity to work together with two of Freiburgs most innovative start-up companies!

Come to sunny Freiburg and join us building the lab instruments of the future!

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