FEATURE SESSION:

Meeting your customers’ needs for sustainability

Time & Location

Thursday: 12.00 to 13.00, Stage 3

Session Host

Session Host: Jacqueline BalianHead of Laboratories Sector - GAMBICA

About this session

Hosted by GAMBICA, the Trade Association for Instrumentation, Control, Automation and Laboratory Technology

In this session, expert members of GAMBICA, the trade association for lab equipment suppliers, will profile solutions already available which will help you to meet your customers’ aspirations for sustainability.

As more and more companies are looking to ‘buy green’ in order to meet Race to Zero targets, reporting on sustainability is being demanded throughout the supply chain.

This session will cover what’s already out there on the market to help. Looking at real life applications which will help you reduce water, solvent, oil and energy usage the experts will also identify options which will improve your productivity and reduce costs. For those involved in recycling materials or looking to do so, the session will also cover how you can ensure appropriate consistency and quality of your outputs.

Speakers will include: Martyn Fordham of Asynt, Shailesh Kavedra from Thermo Fisher and David Martin from Buchi.

 

Host Bio

Prior to joining GAMBICA Jacqueline developed the Low Carbon Consultants and Low Carbon Energy Assessor schemes at CIBSE, ran carbon saving initiatives and subsequently ran the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme at Ofgem.

Guest Speakers

Martyn Fordham

Martyn Fordham

Managing Director, Asynt

Presentation Title:

The Lean, Green, Profitability Scene – Part of the ‘Meeting your customers’ needs for sustainability’ Feature session – hosted by GAMBICA


About this presentation:

Improving sustainability and green chemistry practices correlates perfectly with lowering operation costs, increasing profitability and ramping up productivity. It is possible for all businesses to implement sustainable practices and still see profitable growth. Adapting to new forms of technology, not only improves efficiency and sustainability, but also encourages innovation leading to reduced costs and wastage in the laboratory

 

David Martin

David Martin

UK Market Manager, BUCHI UK Ltd

Presentation Title:

Sex, drugs and rock n roll – Part of the ‘Meeting your customers’ needs for sustainability’ Feature session – hosted by GAMBICA

 

About this presentation:

Whatever you like to indulge in, there are ways you can do it more sustainably. David Martin will take you on a tour of greener options for micro-encapsulation, whether you are using insecticide or semen. He will offer advice on how to get alcohol suitable for your rock n roll lifestyle produced more efficiently by cold distillation and has a number of options for those working on cannabis in all its forms to help you purify it more sustainably.

Shailesh Kavedra

Shailesh Kavedra

Applications/Business Development Manager EMEA Vibrational Spectroscopy, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Presentation Title:

Vibrational spectroscopy in plastic circular economy Part of the ‘Meeting your customers’ needs for sustainability’ Feature session – hosted by GAMBICA


About this presentation:

Shailesh will cover aspects of  analytical tools in plastic recycling, quality control (Virgin-recycled polymers), assessment of biobased polymers using Infrared spectroscopy and processing and compounding of novel polymers using Extruders and compounders.