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StarFish Bio Services support three core areas:

  • Microfluidics
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Microbiology

We commercialize client assays in a wide range of formats including ingestible, point of care and microfluidics. Our experienced team of dedicated professionals ensure quality at every phase of product development.

We provide complete turnkey development services or expertise focus on a critical subsystem. Our engineers, physicists, industrial designers, regulatory and manufacturing experts work with your team to ensure an optimal outcome.

Bio Services works on many types of medical device product development projects, ranging from handheld diagnostic tools to highly automated lab equipment, autonomous sampling and assay technologies for infectious disease diagnostics.

StarFish Bio Services Experts

Nick Allan

Bio Services Manager

Gary Skarja

Bio Services Program Manager

Maharshi Trivedi

Bio Services Program Design Lead

Joris van der Heijden

Bio Services Program Manager


As we worked through the project, it was not only an engineering firm developing an instrument, but it was a consultancy, as well, that allowed us to do it properly to make sure that the CLIA-certified laboratory was happy with the LDT that was developed at the lab.

We also envision the use of these instruments going through 510(k) approval to be sold to external laboratories, academic institutions, or large GI practices, so they can use them outside of our CLIA lab post-510(k).

And we know that StarFish has the capabilities to help us through that journey.

Matt Mitcho
Founder, CEO
Gemelli Biotech

Encouraging a company to go down a development path that is realistic from a design, regulatory, and indication for use perspective is really important. StarFish Medical identified major risks in developing the medical device and made sure we tackled those first. They understand small details which go into developing a medical device that a first time research team wouldn’t consider.

Working with StarFish provided us access to lots of talented engineers—electrical, biomedical, mechanical, and software—and structured project management. Our microbiome sampling project and prototype had been going on for 4 years. We handed the project to StarFish and have made great progress since.

They took a very methodical approach based on determining indication for use that helped us identify new peripherals, add functionality and enable manufacturability.

Mitchell Lawrence Jones MD, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer
Micropharma Limited

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Our hiring is highly flexible – we engage full-time employees, contractors (fixed duration and as-needed) and on-call staff. To apply, please submit a cover letter outlining your interest, availability and rate to [email protected].

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