Foopettes: Robust, simple, and reliable liquid handling. p20 + p200 + p1000 (& tips) = $130.
PersonalPCR is an affordable and open 8-tube strip PCR thermocyler.
Low-cost imaging for gel electrophoresis with acrylic filters and a consumer webcam.
The biotechnology toolchain is expensive - but it doesn't have to be. We're developing more affordable, open tools, starting with liquid handling, PCR, and gel electrophoresis.