Bento Lab is a DNA analysis laboratory, that combines the essential tools for molecular biology used by scientists everyday. With Bento Lab, you can take a biological sample, extract the DNA, and conduct a simple genetic analysis.
It brings inexpensive and easy-to-use lab testing to professionals and non-professionals alike: from curious makers, ambitious students, innovative artists and cutting-edge scientists.
Bento Lab has a sophisticated computer inside with the ability to connect to the web for software updates and remote operation.
Industrial Design by Instrument Industries
Client // Bento Bioworks Ltd
Team // Bento Bioworks, Peter Krige, Instrument Industries
Location // London
Status // Live
Available from bento.bio.
The Custom Hardware
We designed 5 custom PCBs for the Bento Lab each with a different function to make all of the parts in the device work. Shown below are the individual PCBs.