Thank you This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Dr. Matthias Fischer, Team Leader Automation, Analytik Jena AG Matthias Fischer has a background in biomedical engineering, obtained in 2007 from the University of Applied Sciences, Jena, Germany. While completing his Ph.D. at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel in Germany, he developed a fluorescence-based fiber-optical biofilm sensorfor studying biofilm formation dynamics in the field. In 2013, he joined the photonics group at the University of York, United Kingdom, as a postdoctoral researcher. Since 2017 Dr. Fischer's focuses on the design and development of lab automation systems to address liquid handling applications.