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For some products or processes, the smallest fluctuation in temperature can be fatal. For IVF labs, for example, a change of only 0.5 degrees can affect the viability of an embryo. Therefore it’s important to monitor the temperature carefully so that researchers can take action when something is amiss. That’s exactly what BrightSentinel does. The American startup, founded by two Australians, offers a temperature monitoring solution for hospitals and labs. Jenny Samfat and Robert Keith develop and produce precisely calibrated loggers from their office and working space in Microlab in Eindhoven, Netherlands. They have also developed an automated process for calibrating sensors in their in-house calibration lab.

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Author profile picture Milan Lenters is a writer and editor. Through IO, he got to know his native city Eindhoven in a different way and sometimes looks with amazement at the many stories that lie ahead.