BendFlex - Be Compliant! Go Compliant!

BendFlexTM specializes in designing devices using a novel design paradigm called compliant mechanisms.
Compliant mechanisms are monolithic, scalable, whose stiffness can be tuned and can double-up as force-sensors.


Compliant Mechanism Kit


Enabling mechanism designers to quickly verify their intuition

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Bioreactors and miniature pumps

Developed to address the need for a perfusion-based, portable cell-culture system

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(patent pending)

Micron is a micro-newton force sensor which has been used for a diverse range of applications. Micron is finding its way into the In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) industry to improve the efficiency


(patent pending)

Immobilize and palpate biological cells



(patent pending)

A compliant mechanism-based uni-axial tissue tester. It is a portable, immersible, low-cost tissue testing device


(patent pending)

A clamp-based forceps/tweezers



Author 1

Dr. Ramnath Babu T J

Ph.D. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Author 2

Dr. Santosh Bhargav D B

Ph.D. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Contact Us

BendFlex Research and Development Private Limited,
Bangalore Bioinnovation Center,
Bangalore Helix Biotech Park,
Electronics City Phase 1,
Bangalore – 560 100
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