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Fluigent: Smart Microfluidics™

Fluigent develops, manufactures, and supports innovative fluid handling solutions for a variety of rapidly growing applications where precise fluid control is important. We are the global leader in providing innovative fluid handling solutions for microfluidics, from compact microfluidic controllers for droplet generation to turnkey organ on a chip platforms. Since 2006 we have delivered thousands of Fluigent products, including the pressure pump MFCS™-EZ (Microfluidic Flow Control System), the sensors FRP (Flow-Rate Platform) and the ESS™ (Easy Switch Solutions™) to hundreds of customers worldwide, with two subsidiaries and a strong network of distributors.

 

Who we are

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Global leader

In 2006, Fluigent changed the microfluidic market by introducing pressure-driven flow control pumps, as opposed to conventional syringe and peristaltic pumps.

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Innovation Driven

Thanks to our FASTAB™ technology, experimental time has droped down from one hour to few seconds, allowing ground breaking discoveries and published papers.

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Industrial Scale

Our product design and manufacturing activities far exceed simple assembly activities: we master all algorithmic, mechanic, electronical, pneumatic and microfluidic chains.

What we do

Intellectual Property

Thanks to our proprietary and patented solutions (FASTAB™ technology, pneumatic and electronic design…), we don’t rely on fixed pre-packaged external solutions and we are able to tailor products to your specific needs.

Complete solutions

Fluigent is the first and only company to master a full pressure and flow-rate control solution designed for coupled multi-channel configurations (Flow Rate Control Module).

Plug and play solutions

Our solutions are modularized, enabling our customers to save precious time with cumbersome engineering fluidic developments.

OEM

Our OEM products are specifically designed for integration into larger diagnostic & test equipment and include DLL libraries and industrial interface buses for easy integration.

Our strengths

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Innovation

As pioneers in microfluidics, we have set the standard in microfluidic control and strive to stay in the forefront of the science. We have the responsibility actively innovate.

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Customer Focused

As our ISO 9001 shows, customer satisfaction drives us to improve ourselves every day. In addition to the performance of our products, we focus on ease of use and providing the highest level of technical support to optimize your set-ups.

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Team Work

We come from diverse backgrounds and cultures, but we grow as one team. Our group of engineers, biologists, chemists, and business people work get the most from our different views to make our products smarter.

Our story

Fluigent was the first company to introduce pressure-driven flow control to the microfluidic research market, as opposed to conventional syringe and peristaltic pumps.

Fluigent history

May 2003

Fastab™ patent

The FASTAB™ technology is patented to get the best results in terms of response time and stability for microfluidic flows.

November 2005

Oseo Award emerging company

Fluigent won an Oseo award from the BpiFrance for its promising future and gets started!

January 2006

Inception
This is the official creation of our company as we are moving forward to an incubator in Paris: Santé Cochin.

March 2006

First sales
Less than a year after our settlement Fluigent is already selling complete instruments to customers interested in better performance.

May 2007

First international customer

Our company is expanding fast as we celebrate our first instrument sold in Europe and soon in the US as well.

July 2008

Flow-rate monitoring intruments

Controlling the pressure is great, monitoring your flow-rates is even better with new products to complete your setups.

Market expansion in Asia

During the whole year, our market expands with the beginning of new partnerships with a distributor network in Asia, mainly in China, Japan and South Korea.

February 2010

ISO-9001 certifiation

In order to prove that our products and services were relevant to the market needs we decide to get certified the ISO 9001 norm.

March 2010

MFCS™-VAC

We can now offer our customers negative pressure ranges from -800mbar to -25mbar for very small pression ranges as well.

October 2011

MFCS™-FLEX and 100

Our product line intensifies as we can now mix pressure ranges within one device and we have a new pressure range: 100 PSI or 7bar.

June 2012

MFCS™-EZ and ESS™

We have now better performance on our pressure controller, with a new software, MAESFLO™ 3.0. We also expand our offer to new functionalities with a full switch platform.

October 2012

OEM activity

As our market still grows, we develop an OEM offer for industrial customers that need custom products that can be integrated within their own systems.

July 2013

FRCM algorithm

We develop an algorithm to control the flow-rate directly within our software for a better use and increased performance of their setups.

October 2013

FLOW-RATE PLATFORM

We offer now a modular solution for our flow sensors to be more relevant to the reality of the use of our intruments.

June 2014

Fluigent Deutschland GmbH

To encourage our expansion in Eastern Europe we create a subsidiary in Jena, Germany, to be closer to our customers in this area.

July 2014

Fluigent, Inc

To encourage our expansion in North America we create a subsidiary in Boston, MA, to be closer to our customers in this area.

June 2015

Linux SDK support

We can now offer our customers in need to develop their own platform within a Linux environment such as Raspberian to use our SDKs.

April 2016

10th anniversary

We are 10-year-old. We can celebrate this event within the brand-new facilities of the IPGG in Paris.

Our team

France Hamber

France Hamber, CEO

After a PhD in chemical engineering, France joined Air Liquide group where she held management positions and had the...
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Nour Yakdi

Nour Yakdi, Technical Sales Manager

Nour joined the Sales team in 2016 following completion of his PhD in microfluidics, microfabrication and...
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Anne Le Nel, CSO

Anne joined Fluigent in 2009 after a PhD in analytical chemistry and miniaturized systems at the Institut Curie in the...
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Anne Le Nel

Maximilien Guérin, International Distributor...

Max joined the Sales team in 2012 after working in stem cell genetic engineering at Cellectis. He worked on application...
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Maximilien Guérin

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Position description

In the context of a strong increase in demand and the extension of the product range, your missions are to compile the sum of customer, service, marketing and sales needs in a software development specification and then to implement this notebook. Loads by developing the associated software elements in accordance with the software design processes.

You oversee some of the software developments marketed with our products, fluid management systems in microfluidic environments for academic research and industrial equipment.

Your skills and rigor allow you to carry out in full, the development of robust commercial software, bring your experience to elevate the computer process to the level of industrial needs and constraints, to bring your touch of creativity to make the software the most ergonomic, powerful and robust possible.

You are required to work in full autonomy or in a team, in close collaboration with our strategic providers. You report to the Software Development Manager and are in permanent contact with production, marketing, sales, R & D, external service providers, subcontractors and partners.

Missions:

  • Write technical specifications
  • Develop HMIs and software for user applications and R & D studies
  • Ensure the maintenance and improve existing applications
  • Write user, design and validation documentation
  • Software technical support
  • Manage software versions
  • Validate, test and ensure the quality of achievements.
  • Supervise potential trainees or junior developers

 Training and experience:

A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, you have a first significant experience in design and development using NATIONAL INSTRUMENT technologies (choice of NI hardware, architecture and software development LabVIEW).

You have at least two years of experience in software engineering, embedded computing and industrial computing.

You have a solid foundation in the LabVIEW programming language. You have good experience and mastery of object concepts and computer development (object-oriented programming, Framework, deployment of applications …).

You have the ability to integrate into an innovative technical environment and take over software development projects in their entirety.

Knowledge about: electronics, instrumentation, automation, embedded programming (microcontroller) and Linux are a plus.

Abilities

  • Thorough
  • Respect for methodologies
  • Autonomy and ability to work in a small structure
  • Ability to communicate
  • Pragmatism
  • Open mindedness and flexibility

Contract

Type: Full time job

Vacancy: Open as soon as possible

Salary: Compensation according to profile

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Job Description

Reporting: to Sales Manager

The position describes a technically orientated and commercially minded professional with a good working knowledge of microfluidic and biology in the commercial area. The field application and sales specialist will be responsible for technical aspects in Europe, Middle-East, and Asia Pacific zones (EMA/APAC)

Responsibilities

Working with the Sales Managers, the activities will include:

  • Carry out demonstrations of all Fluigent’s products
  • Carry out installations and training of all Fluigent’s instruments and applications
  • Act as the direct contact in EMEA/APAC for all technical queries from Fluigent’s current and future customers. This includes providing technical support to the sales team or distributors for future instrument sales.
  • Take in charge the sales administration for EMEA/APAC Areas under supervision of the sales manager.
  • Update CRM databases, Optimize and use the quotation generation system on CRM
  • Assist the Sales managers with Tenders offers
  • Assist the Sales managers with Exportation procedures and Customs
  • Maintain a good knowledge of Fluigent’s instruments and their applications. This includes deep understanding of the individual applications and being able to demonstrate them with complete competency.
  • Generate marketing contents thanks to a good understanding of the scientific literature related to Fluigent’s applications
  • Write clear and concise reports for evaluations undertaken
  • Discuss and report effectively with the Customer Support and R&D teams to consult on technical issues requiring advice. Share data with the technical teams at Fluigent on new projects and data
  • The role will also require knowledge of service issues and may involve help in repairing minor problems with instrumentation in the field as required, jointly with the customer support team.
  • Circulate around the current customer base to keep them up to date with new technology, help with any technical enquiries
  • Report directly to the Sales Manager on all technical issues as required

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bac+5 or PhD in Biotechnology, Mechanical engineering – if possible in microfluidic area
  • Fluency in English – Another fluent language would be a plus
  • Experience in microfluidic applications
  • Basis in Physics and Electronics, Biotech application knowledge would be a plus.
  • Very good communication skills and training experience
  • Sales/marketing skills would be appreciated with past working experiences (at least 2 years) in scientific instrumentation
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Power Point, Word and Excel, CRM and Excel databases
  • Flexibility and ability to liaise with different organizational areas and key internal and external referees
  • Proven ability to organize and plan work, manage travel, and balance multiple priorities effectively is required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills are required.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of cross-functional teams is required.
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 30% to meet clients at their offices.

Fixed Salary and Incentives package based on qualification and Experience

Applicant must be located or relocated in Paris area.

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The position:
We are looking for an apprentice Sales Administration Assistant to work in our sales team.

We are looking for a sales assistant who can learn a lot in a short period of time, has an appetite to contribute and improve, and at the same time, who has the mindset of company, team, then individual, but who also understands the individual is where it all starts.
Responsibilities

Sales Administration

  • Generate and send quote, order confirmation, order
  • Assist with Metrics generation
  • Invoice & Payment Follow-up

Company Travel Coordinator

  • Assist all Departments with travel arrangements as needed
  • Assist accounting by processing all travel expense receipts into our exepense software (N2F)

Import/ Export Coordinator

  • Facilitate the shipping of products from one destination to another
  • Prepare paperwork ensuring all Customs requirements are met.
  • Make bookings using the most cost effect method of transport.

CRM Administrator

  • Updating and control of CRM system ensuring accurate and up to date data is maintained
  • Provide CRM and admin support to sales teams
  • Ensure that contacts have up-to-date information
  • Generate metrics from the CRM

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Preparation of a diploma Bac + 2 to Bac + 3, BTS NRC, DUT Marketing Techniques, Bachelor of Business, Business School.
  • Fluency in English
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Power Point, Word and Excel -CRM Microsoft Dynamics is a plus
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written), as well as strong organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively multi-task various job duties simultaneously.
  • Detail-oriented in all aspects of job.
  • Ability to quickly learn sales automation tools and other software used in the job (, Sales CRM, Quickbook, N2F).
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Please ensure that you have read the job description and meet the criteria before applying.

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Missions:
La satisfaction de nos clients est au centre de notre stratégie. De ce fait, il est essentiel d’avoir un support aux clients efficace et pertinent.
Lorsqu’un client observe une défaillance sur son produit et contacte le service après-vente pour réparations, l’appareil arrive dans nos locaux et doit être réparé efficacement et durablement, dans le but de satisfaire le client.
La mission proposée est la réparation des équipements commercialisés par la société (MFCS, FRP, ESS, LineUP). Ces appareils allient principalement électronique, mécanique et pneumatique et sont utilisés par des clients issus du monde académique et de l’industrie.

Profil recherché :
• Formation type BTS ou Licence électronique, électrotechnique ou mécanique en alternance.
• Bonne habileté manuelle (soudure, montage mécanique, réglage de précision)
• Rigueur, flexibilité et esprit d’équipe
• Sens du service, satisfaction clients
• Respect des méthodologies et organisation
• Aptitude à relever des défis ambitieux dans une petite structure dynamique
• Bonne connaissance du pack office (Excel, Word, Power point)
• Une connaissance de l’anglais technique serait un plus
• Des connaissances en programmation seraient un plus (LabVIEW, C/C++, Matlab, Python)

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Quality certification

Fluigent is ISO 9001:2008 certified. This attests to our capabilities to meet customer and partner satisfaction on a regular basis for our products and services

Global microfluidic leaders

Global leaders

Leaders in the market since 2005 Fluigent helps you get the best out your microfluidic projects, our products and expertise are made for your applications.

Customers microfluidic satisfaction

Customers satisfaction

Our dedicated team can help you at any time. We are determined to reply to any questions within 24 hours. Our goal is to have your device back in working order as soon as possible.

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