BioNavis: Excellence in Surface Plasmon Resonance

SPR Navi™ instruments have been developed for surface analysis in a number of key application areas, expanding the use of SPR from biomolecular interactions to new applications such as material characterization and sensor development. 


MP-SPR: The new generation of SPR

SPR Navi™ represents a generation shift in surface plasmon resonance (SPR) technology. The new Multi-Parametric SPR solves some of the previously open-ended questions and enables measurements on a number of samples, surfaces and conditions, traditional SPR cannot.

SPR Navi™: The only MP-SPR instruments on the market!

  • Real-time molecular interactions (kinetics, on-/off-rates, adsorption, desorption, affinity, concentration, adhesion
  • Physical properties (thickness, swelling, adsorbed mass) 
  • Optical properties (complex refractive index) 
  • Electrochemical behavior

on polymers, metals, alloys, ceramics, organic layers (incl. graphene, SiO2, TiO2, cell layers, Pt, Cu, cellulose, PET, PP, nanoparticles,..)
ranging from a few Ångströms to a few microns in thickness and
interacting with samples in gas and liquid environment.

Key Questions that SPR Navi™ can answer

Life Sciences

  • What is the affinity and on- and off-rates for molecule X interacting with protein Y?
  • How does this surface/analyte interaction change when the electrical potential is changed? 

Material Science

  • How does this polyelectrolyte multilayer grow?
  • How thick is the monolayer and what is the refractive index?
  • What is the thickness and refractive index of the nanolayers in the nanolaminate?

Sensor Development

  • Is the biosensor that I have designed working better than the previous one?
  • How does the surface of my biosensor interact with sample X?



"BioNavis' SPR Navi system allows unique configurations for multiple concurrent research projects"

Prof. Orlando Rojas
North Carolina State University in Raleigh
United States


"We are optimizing the SPR Navi instrument to be used as a standard method in our drug discovery tools platform"

Prof. head of division, Marjo Yliperttula
Division of Biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics 
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Finland


  • SPR angle range: 40° - 78°
  • Refractive index (RI) range: 1.00 - 1.40+
  • Smalles detected molecule: 2 Da (hydrogen measured in gas)
  • Largest detected: cells, liposomes, nanoparticles
  • Sensitivity: picomolar real-time label-free, attomolar with a color dye
  • Fastest sampling rate: from 4 ms
  • Measurable layer thickness: 5 Å -100 nm and 300 nm to µms

Accessories and Consumables

  • Additional set of lasers enabling true RI and thickness measurements, work with cell monolayers and extending the working range
  • Flow cells: standard (PDMS), electrochemistry, high chemical resistance (PEEK), gas
  • Sensor slides: Au-coated, metallic, non-metallic, carboxymethyldextran, custom
  • Software for SPR Navi™


SPR Navi™? SPR Navi™!

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ACS, Dallas USA March 16, 2014 to March 20, 2014
ACS Meeting and Expo March 16th to March 20th, 2014 in Dallas, USA   247th ACS National Meeting and Exposition - Chemistry and Materials for Energy BioNavis is attending ACS (American Chemical Society) Spring expo. We are sponsoring the symposium &ld...
Analytica, Munich, Germany April 01, 2014 to April 04, 2014
24th Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology, Analysis, Biotechnology and analytica Conference Meet BioNavis at Analytica - Our booth is at hall A3, stand 423A Analytica is the world's largest exhibition for the analysis, laboratory-technology and biotechnol...
Tour in Italy April 14, 2014 to April 16, 2014
ROME - PAVIA - TURIN   BioNavis is touring Italy 14.-16.4. together with Q-Sense (BiolinScientific) and Nordtest (our Italian representative). The advanced MP-SPR technology is presented in three different cities - Rome, Pavia and Turin. MP-SPR and Q...

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