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March 4, 2024
Arthrex One Center
Naples Florida

Manu Prakash, Foldscope's co-founder, was a speaker at this year's Imagine Solutions conference in Naples, Florida. Dr Prakash spoke on his work in Frugal Science and bioengineering and gave demonstrations to participants showing the Foldscope.


December 2-6, 2023
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210

We're back, baby! After a bit of a hiatus (y'know, Covid and such) we're heading to Boston to be part of Cell Bio 2023. Our own Manu Prakash is a keynote speaker - another reason to attend!

Check out our booth and see our latest products and offerings. 

Can't wait to see you there!

Visit the ASCB CellBio2023 website.

Introducing Foldscope's Fast & Curious Tour, where our Director of Strategic Partnerships, Dr. Paola Moreno-Roman will be traveling around the US conducting FREE Foldscope demos.

These are 90-minute demos with a maximum amount of 10 attendees. Each participant will receive a free assembled Foldscope and will learn how to use it, prepare samples, and couple it with their phones.

The following dates are where Paola will be for August and September. If you are in any of the corresponding areas and are interested in scheduling a free demo email training@foldscope.com.


 August 1-5 Houston TX
August 15-18
Nashville TN
August 22
South Carolina
August 23
Durham NC
August 23 - September 30


Current location: Washington DC

Washington, D.C. Trip on Roadtrippers


Date: September 12–15, 2022
Time: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
Location: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

A new conference for Foldscope - ASTC will be a great place for us to connect with Science & Technology Center professionals - as always, we'll have Foldscopes to demonstrate and that you can purchase.  We're looking forward to meeting in Pittsburgh and showing off our low-cost microscope.  Join us!

Date: Nov 10-13, 2022
Location: JW Marriott Indianapolis, Indiana

We're heading to Indiana for the annual National Association of Biology Teachers Conference for 2022.  As usual, we'll be exhibiting our products and showing off the amazing features of the one-and-only Paper Microscope.  Come see us in Indianapolis this November.

Date: July 21-23
Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 PM Exhibits open
Location: McCormick Place, West Building

2301 S Indiana Ave., Chicago, IL 60616

We're thrilled to head to Chicago this summer to attend the 2nd NSTA conference of the year.  Can't wait to demonstrate the Foldscope to all the new science teachers we'll meet.  Join us there, if you're free!  We'll also have giveaways and lots of Foldscopes to sell.

Date: June 15-18
Time: 5:00 PM June 15, Exhibits Open
Location: Ontario Convention Center,
2000 E Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764

Excited to be hitting the Homeschool convention circuit and demonstrating Foldscopes to a whole new cadre of teachers and parents.  Be sure to visit us at our booth and pick up some giveaways and see our latest finds under the Foldscope microscope.  We will have Foldscopes for sale as well.

Location: Oracle Park 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94107

We're excited to be back at Oracle Park in 2022 for the Bay Area Science Festival's Discovery Day!  All things science and geeky and fun - including your favorite paper microscope, the Foldscope!  We'll have giveaways and Foldscopes for sale at our booth.  Come Join Us and visit the microcosmos!
  • George R. Brown Convention Center (map)
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We’re back! It’s been two years since we have been able to attend our favorite Science conference! Join us at booth #2209 - we’ll have giveaways and demonstrations. You can also purchase a Foldscope or two at discounted prices.

Harris Muhlstein leads a workshop on "Investigating Plankton and Harmful Algae with Foldscope!"


Saturday, November 21, 2020

Azul Serrano Purcell gives us tips on "Implementing the Foldscope in 7th Grade Science Lessons!"


Wendy Sanchez from MicroMundo discusses “MicroMundo en una Gota de Agua - Explorando las piletas en las plazas con un microscopio de papel”en Espanol. Special thanks to Alejandra Riveros Campos, MicroMundo team member!


Carmen Chavez, of ACEER, talks about using Foldscopes in the Amazon.


Juan Morales, from Join the Node, talks about "Insectos en el huerto: moscas y mosquitos" en Espanol.


Mohammed Abbas talks about Exploring insects and wings and research on its origin mystery.