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Formulation Focus

Event details
Monday, 18 September 2017 at 10:30 am
SCI, Belgrave Square, London, United Kingdom
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KTN and SCI are hosting a one-day event to give an overview of formulation science and technology in the UK

The Formulation Focus event will address industry trends, drivers and future opportunities and provide an opportunity to share best practice, ideas and knowledge across industry borders.

Speakers from across the formulation industries (personal care, pharmaceuticals, food, agrochemicals…) will share their experience and talk about the technical challenges and opportunities they encounter.

This event will appeal to scientists, industrialists and academics who are interested in formulation science and technology. Attendees will be provided with a unique opportunity of networking between like-minded professionals from all branches of the industry.



10.30 Arrival & refreshments

11.00 Welcome – Dr Rachael Rowlands-Jones, Formulation Lead, KTN

11.10 UK Formulation journey so far – Dr Steve Fletcher, Head of Chemistry & IB, KTN

11.20 Session 1 – UK Formulation and beyond

Development and commercialisation of innovative sustainable formulated products – Graeme Cruickshank, Director, National Formulation Centre

11.45 Bringing together the Chemical Sciences Sector in Scotland – Chemical Sciences Scotland

12.10 Flash Poster Presentations

12.30 Lunch, Posters & Networking

13.30 Session 2 – UK Formulation Community

  • Formulation Science & Technology Group – Matthew Giles
  • Food Innovation Network – Simon Baty
  • UK Fluids Network – Rachael Rowlands-Jones
  • Biopharmaceutical Formulation Group (tbc)
  • Cosmetics Cluster – Rachael Rowlands-Jones
  • Formulation Forum – Malcom Faers

14.30 Session 3 – Sector Challenges Advisory Panel

National Formulation Centre, Chemical Sciences Scotland, Bayer, Innospec and Unilever

15.30 Refreshments & Networking

16.30 Close

The meeting will close with a networking reception.


Call for Abstracts

Submissions are welcome across any aspect of Formulation science. The best abstracts will be selected to present a 5 minute flash presentation during the main event programme; winners will be informed by 11 September 2017. An abstract template can be downloaded here.

Posters will be selected on the basis of submitted abstracts and will be selected in advance of the conference. An abstract should be submitted using the template and returned to by 13th September 2017 (deadline extended).