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
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 email@example.com by 13th September 2017 (deadline extended).