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Our Mission

we PRODUCE LOW-COST scientific TOOLs to expand ACCESS TO SCIENCE. We aim to break down the price barrier between people and the curiosity and excitement of scientific exploration.

What is the Foldscope?

The foldscope is an ultra-low cost microscope made from common materials such as paper. It is designed to be produced affordably, to be durable, and to give optical quality similar to conventional research microscopes.


The New Yorker (December 2015)

Moore Foundation (July 2016)

TEDGLOBAL (June 2012)