GAMBICA Sessions: Minimising waste in chemical formulation

This feature 1hr session will consist of feature presentations on aspects of minimising waste in chemical formulation, followed by a 30 minute panel session, discussing waste minimisation


Details: Thu 17th September, 14.30 – 15.00, Stage 3

Presentation 1: Eco-design of R&D equipment

Speaker: Nicolai Kraut, Product specialist for Kjeldahl and extraction, BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

About: Nicolai will explain how this leading Swiss company has addressed the issues of embodied carbon and material efficiency to ensure that users can demonstrate that they are achieving best practice.


Presentation 2: How to improve productivity and reduce waste in the chemical industry

Speaker: Dr Jing Lin, Director – Strategic Market Development, Waters

About: Waters has been developing its equipment in recognition of the importance of waste management to the chemical industry it has focused on two areas: advanced polymer chromatography and process analytical technologies which offer increased speed and significantly reduced consumption of organic solvents.


Panel Discussion:

About: In this session, international expert members of GAMBICA, the trade association for lab equipment suppliers, will offer step by step advice on how to minimise waste in key areas that matter to the chemical industry; embodied carbon, minimising use of raw materials and reduction of waste. Drawing on expertise from around the globe the speakers will explain how they are responding to the chemical industry’s drive to  transform research and development to focus on waste minimisation.

Details: Thu 17th September, 15.00 – 15.30 noon, Stage 3

Host: Jacqueline Balian – Head of Laboratories Sector, GAMBICA

Featured presenters/panelists:

  • Waters Corporation – Dr. Jing Lin Director – Strategic Markets Development, Europe & India
  • BÜCHI Labortechnik AG – Nicolai Kraut product specialist for Kjeldahl and extraction