Phil Summersgill

Phil is an experienced project engineer with a creative track record in developing new products and processes and over 25 years of experience in developing and running operations for ICI Advanced Materials and Epigem. Phil is responsible for the design, building, developing the company’s microfluidics capabilities, focusing largely on instrumentation and new manufacturing processes. His strong design skills have boosted Epigem’s capability in its new market of medical instrumentation.

Phil is a named inventor on Epigem’s patent portfolio of interconnection methods for modular microfluidic systems and also on film-based processes relating to products fabricated using wet coating, embossing and imprinting.These microfluidics inventions are now being used in commercial products manufactured by Epigem for a wide range of clients. Phil has supported many of these projects from business idea to commercialisation.