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Updated: Jul 2 2012

SAW Instruments

  • SAW Instruments
  • Schwertberger Str. 16
  • Bonn, D-53177
  • GERMANY

SAW Instruments GmbH designs, develops and sells biosensor-based laboratory instruments for Research. Our target market is Life Sciences research in academia and biotech. In a unique approach, the proprietary technology of SAW Instruments uses Surface Acoustic Waves rather than traditional optical methods like SPR.

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