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SPONSORS & SUPPORTING PARTNERS

Agilent Technologies Inc. is a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. Now in its 20th year as an independent company delivering insight and innovation toward improving the quality of life, Agilent instruments, software, services, solutions and people provide trusted answers to customers' most challenging questions. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com. To receive the latest Agilent news, subscribe to the Agilent Newsroom.

https://www.agilent.com/

"Applied Food Research" is an open access scholarly journal devoted to scientific and technological applications of food science and engineering. The journal is fully open access, which means your research will be immediately available for all, without paywall. The Article Publication Fee is waived until December 31st, 2021 - publish your research for free!

https://www.journals.elsevier.com/applied-food-research

"The Journal of Food Composition and Analysis" publishes manuscripts on the chemical composition of human foods, analytical methods, food composition data and studies on the statistics, use and distribution of such data. The IF of the journal is 4.556, it is indexed in 14 international databases, to make your research more visible. Submit your article!

https://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-food-composition-and-analysis

For 40 years, the medium-sized and owner-managed company Axel Semrau has been active in the sale and support of special solutions for sample preparation and chromatography as well as application-optimized workstations. The focus is on efficient automation in the laboratory. Axel Semrau integrates hardware from well-known manufacturers or its own hardware and software into the complete solutions. Especially for food analysis, reliable systems have been developed for routine applications, for example to determine the content of MOSH/MOAH, MCPD, FAMEs or glyphosate in food. New instrument components and applications are developed by experienced employees in cooperation with leading manufacturers and customers and are therefore strongly application-oriented. Therefore, we can proudly say: "We sense good chemistry!"

https://www.axelsemrau.com

Bruker is enabling scientists to make breakthrough discoveries and develop new applications that improve the quality of human life. Bruker is enabling innovation, improved productivity and customer success in life science molecular research, in applied and pharma applications, in microscopy and nanoanalysis, and in industrial applications, as well as in cell biology, preclinical imaging, clinical phenomics and proteomics research and clinical microbiology.

https://www.bruker.com

At Milestone we help chemists providing the most innovative technology for sample preparation for trace metal analysis and direct mercury analysis since 1988. Our industry-leading technology allows Milestone to provide you the highest return on investment possible. Our commitment is to consistently provide scientific and industrial communities with the most effective, safe and productive instruments for Microwave Digestion for ICP analysis, Microwave Extraction, Direct Mercury Analysis, Microwave-Assisted Synthesis and Microwave Ashing.

https://www.milestonesrl.com/

CTC Analytics AG is the world leader in automated sample prep for chromatography and mass spectrometry (GC-MS/LC-MS). We resolve laboratories bottle necks with automated just-in-time sample preparation and offer integrated sample prep workflow solutions for applications in food safety, environmental, life science and clinical labs. The solutions are developed and brought to market together with leading chromatography and mass spec manufacturers as well as specialized solution providers worldwide.

https://www.palsystem.com

Every day, we make an impact. PerkinElmer is a $2.8 billion global company committed to innovating for a healthier world. We create the instruments, tests and software used by scientists, researchers and clinicians to address the most critical challenges across science and healthcare. We strategically partner with customers to enable earlier, more accurate insights, supported by deep market knowledge and technical expertise. Our dedicated team of about 13,000 employees is passionate about helping them work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life and sustain the wellbeing of people worldwide.

https://www.perkinelmer.com/

Open Chemistry is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research, reviews, and communications in the fields of chemistry in an ongoing way. Our central goal is to provide a hub for researchers working across all subjects to present their discoveries, and to be a forum for the discussion of the important issues in the field.

https://www.degruyter.com/journal/key/chem/html

Phenomenex is a global technology leader committed to developing novel analytical chemistry solutions that solve the separation and purification challenges of researchers in industrial, government and academic laboratories. Phenomenex's core technologies include products for liquid chromatography, gas chromatography, and sample preparation; bulk purification chromatographic media; and chromatography accessories and equipment. For more information, visit

http://www.phenomenex.com

Randox Food Diagnostics provide the global food market with tools for the screening of antimicrobials, growth promoting hormones, drugs of abuse in animals and mycotoxins in feed and cereals. Offering superb limits of detection and simple sample preparations. Our versatile range of products includes drug residue & mycotoxin ELISAs, biochip arrays and dedicated enzymatic kits for honey analysis.

https://www.randoxfood.com

We are an independent, international team of employee-owners not bound to one brand of instrument or geographic region. We live and breathe phase chemistry, peak separations, resolution, and inertness because chromatography is our business-a business we serve with unrivaled Plus 1 service, applications, and expertise. From LC and GC columns to sample preparation, reference standards to accessories, Restek is your first and best choice for chromatography.

https://www.restek.com

At SCIEX, our mission is to deliver solutions for the precision detection and quantification of molecules, empowering our customers to protect and advance the wellness and safety of all. SCIEX has led the field of mass spectrometry for 50 years. From the moment we launched the first ever commercially successful triple quad in 1981, we have developed groundbreaking technologies and solutions that influence life-changing research and outcomes. We proudly stand behind our tagline: The Power of Precision.

https://www.sciex.com

SepSolve Analytical provides analytical platforms for separation scientists, including equipment for automated sample introduction, advanced GC separation, state of the-art mass spectrometry and powerful data analysis. Options include sample preparation (liquid injection, headspace, SPME & large-volume injection), robotic autosamplers, TD instruments, GC×GC technology (INSIGHT flow modulator), the BenchTOF2 time-of-flight MS with Tandem Ionisation (simultaneous hard- and soft-ionisation technology), and the powerful ChromSpace & ChromCompare software packages.

https://www.sepsolve.com/

Shimadzu as a worldwide leading manufacturer of analytical instrumentation provides essential tools for quality control of consumer goods and articles of daily use, in food, beverages and agriculture as well as in all areas of environmental and consumer protection. Shimadzu's innovative solutions in field of atomic- and molecular spectroscopy, liquid- and gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, TOC analyzers and material testing equipment ensure the highest level of food quality and food safety.

https://www.shimadzu.eu

Syft Technologies develops and sells the proprietary technology "Selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry (SIFT-MS)" for the direct analysis of volatile organic compounds (VOC) and permanent gases in food, flavour, pharma, environment, consumer goods and semicon applications. Real-time, quantitative analysis with detection limits of pptv - ppbv is achieved without the need for sample preparation, pre-concentration or chromatographic separation. Syft is well recognized for class-leading support.

https://www.syft.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science. Our Mission is to enable customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Our global team delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies and services for the food industry through our industry-leading brands.

See you at RAFA during our webinars!

https://www.thermofisher.com/uk/en/home/products-and-services/promotions/industrial/food-safety.html

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. offers life sciences solutions, analytical instruments, specialty diagnostics, and laboratory products and service worldwide. The Microbiology Division provides solutions for the detection of bacterial contamination in industrial applications and offer services in food and feed industry, environmental and pharmaceutical laboratories through a range of products that includes culture media, molecular solutions and new technologies as Next Generation Sequencing.

https://www.thermofisher.com/

Waters is a leader in developing food testing systems that incorporate analytical standards and reagents, sample preparation products, chromatographic columns, instrumentation, and data management software. Our solutions offer food laboratories the tools needed to ensure regulatory compliance, decrease operational costs, increase productivity, and ensure consumer safety. See our latest analytical methods

https://www.waters.com/food

MEDIA PARTNERS

Affidia Journal (by Affidia Srl benefit company) is an independent media in the field of food safety and food testing. Affidia Journal aims to provide food business owners, food safety and laboratory managers with high-level scientific/technical/regulatory information. The journal covers all the major topics, accepting scientific and technical contributions by a variety of academic and private sources, always with clear distinction between scientific information and products/services promotion. Affidia's vision is that safe food produced in an ethical and sustainable way should be a right for all people in the world, therefore, we are committed to report what is happening in Europe and other well-developed countries, as well as in low-income ones.

https://affidiajournal.com/

Recording, scrutinizing - but, most importantly, celebrating - the world of analytical science
We bring people together. We give a voice to everyone in analytical science. We share stories. We provide a platform for connections and exchange. And we actively listen to our audience, contributors, and community.
Covering a wide scope - from proteomics to food to pharma - with high level insight, The Analytical Scientist is committed to the people, techniques, and innovations shaping the world through measurement science.

https://theanalyticalscientist.com/

Foods (ISSN 2304-8158) is an open access and peer reviewed scientific journal that publishes original articles, critical reviews, and short communications on food science. Currently, Foods has been indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE-Web of Science), PubMed, and Scopus. We invite you to be one of our authors, and in doing so share your important research findings with the global food science community. For more information, please visit:

https://www.mdpi.com/journal/foods/about

LCGC is a multimedia platform with a reputation for editorial excellence in the separation science community. LCGC has pioneered innovation across a broad portfolio of digital and print platforms, including the monthly print publication, website, newsletters, webcasts, special issues, e-books and virtual symposiums. The aim of the information we provide is to help separation scientists improve productivity and enhance their effectiveness through valuable practical information that offers solutions to the real-world challenges they face. Find out more at www.chromatographyonline.com

https://www.chromatographyonline.com