Eurofins Sponsors Chemistry Technology exchange featuring 2016 Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry – Dr. Bernard L. Feringa
MILWAUKEE, Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Eurofins SF Analytical (ESFA) sponsored a novel chemistry technology exchange organized by the University of Wisconsin Chemistry Department including a poster presentation and technology exchange involving 18 chemistry programs across the University of Wisconsin network. Dr. Bernard L. Feringa, 2016 Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry, gave the plenary speech and keynote address. Eurofin’s Dr. Michael Dziewatkoski introduced Dr. Feringa and five scientists from ESFA attended the exclusive event.
The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (UW-MKE) chemistry program and ESFA enjoy a unique partnership which provides Eurofins scientists with exclusive and confidential access to state-of-the-art spectral analysis and structural elucidation equipment ranging from SEM-EDXA to NMR and chemical separation, quantitation and unique protein characterization capability. These technologies are all located in the newly commissioned Shimadzu Laboratory for Advanced and Applied Analytical Chemistry mass spectrometry facility located on UW-MKE campus just 20 minutes from ESFA in New Berlin, Wisconsin.
ESFA boasts five scientists who are UW-MKE graduates and three other scientists from University of Wisconsin affiliated chemistry programs. ESFA is the flagship investigative analytical lab for Eurofins North America and tackles the most challenging projects in food chemistry, specialty environmental, microbiology including foreign material identification, trace contamination in food, beverages and packaged products; chemical verification and ingredient/excipient release testing by USP, EP, JP, FCC, NF compendial methods, off-flavor/odor analysis, MICA fat claims, specialty environmental and elemental analysis as well as product recall support, insurance claim and litigation support for food, beverages, packaged products and specialty investigations across many sectors.
Eurofins was founded in 1987 by Gilles Martin in France with 10 people having a focus on food authenticity and quality. As Eurofins celebrates its 30th anniversary, the company has over 30,000 staff in more than 375 laboratories with over 130,000 methods across 41 countries. In the United States alone, there are 39 laboratories serving the needs of industry, research institutions and academia.
Eurofins is a global network of laboratories specializing in chemical, bioanalytical, microbiological, and physical testing services for food, pharma, environmental, consumer products, and food safety training. The Eurofins Network offers solutions for both routine analysis and specialized testing and project management. The Eurofins path has been and continues to be fulfilling the mission: «To contribute to global health and safety by providing our customers with high quality laboratory and advisory services…»
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