The ChipScope project is based on a patented technology for an optical detection device based on miniaturised LED arrays. The inventors of the patent are researchers participating in ChipScope: Andreas Waag and Martin Hoffman from Technische Universität Braunschweig and Daniel Prades from Universitat de Barcelona.

The patented technology is part of the background of the ChipScope project and access rights are granted to the partners for its execution.