Project Details


The level of hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) is used to assess long-term glycemic control and is the best predictor for the risk of developing
chronic complication of diabetes and appropriate follow up of the patients. The golden standard is an expert laboratory HPLC method
focusing on HbA1c quantification, which has limitations when other relevant hemoglobin variants are to be detected. For approximately
7 % of the world’s population which are carriers of such hemoglobin variants current methods lead to under-, over- or non-estimation
of the HbA1c fraction. VortexLC will not only improve the quality of the analysis to give an instant full picture of the health status of
diabetes patients, it will also produce a cheap point of care device..
Effective start/end date1/03/2228/02/26

Flemish discipline codes

  • Nanophotonics


  • Chromatography
  • Porous Materials
  • Thin Films
  • Diabetolgy
  • Photonics
  • Nano Engineering