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Chemspec Europe 2017 to Exceed Expectations; Expands Conference Program

Published on 2017-05-17. Author : SpecialChem

Chemspec Europe is the International Exhibition for Fine and Specialty Chemicals. Its 32nd edition will take place in halls A5 and A6 of the Munich Trade Fair Centre, Germany. Due to high demand, exhibition space has been expanded twice in the run-up to the show, resulting in this year’s net floor space exceeding the 6,000 m2 mark for the first time ever. Furthermore, visitors to Chemspec Europe 2017 can expect an even wider conference program than at previous events.

Major Sourcing and Networking Event

Chemspec Europe 2017 to Exceed Expectations
with Expanded Conference Program

  • Chemspec Europe 2017 is Europe’s major sourcing and networking event for the fine and specialty chemicals industry
  • For purchasers and agents looking for specialized ingredients or bespoke solutions, the event is a renowned marketplace to source products, exchange expertise and build international contacts
  • Compared to the previous event, Chemspec Europe 2016 in Basel experienced an increase of 7 % in net floor space
  • Only a few weeks before this year’s show, Chemspec Europe 2017 is following up on this success: To date, 388 exhibitors from 29 countries have secured their stands on a net floor space of 6,140 m2. For the first time ever, net floor space exceeds the 6,000 m2 mark, representing an increase of more than 5 %

Germany, the UK, Switzerland, Belgium and France are the major European exhibitor countries. Asian exhibitors mainly come from China and India. Companies from the USA will also be well represented.

Expanded Conference Program

Chemspec Europe is known for its varied conference program, which is organized in cooperation with renowned partner organizations. The conferences not only provide the latest results of ongoing R&D projects but also a framework for exchanging expertise with industry professionals and valuable networking opportunities. Due to popular demand, this year’s conference program has been expanded.

For the first time, the program will include the conference “Innovative Start-ups: New Chemicals & Industrial Biotechnology”, organized by BCNP Consultants. On Thursday, 1 June 2017, from 13:00 to 16:00, eight innovative chemistry start-ups and entrepreneurs will present new substances and new production routes in the fields of classical chemistry and industrial biotechnology.

Dr Magid Abou-Gharbia’s ever popular “Pharma Outsourcing Best Practices Panel” will not be his only contribution to the 2017 conference program. On Wednesday, 31 May 2017, from 11:30 to 12:30, Dr Abou-Gharbia, from the Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research, will give an additional lecture on the topic “Drug Development in a Changing Environment: Current Challenges and Future Opportunities”.

The day before the official start of the exhibition, on Tuesday, 30 May 2017, from 14:00 to 17:30, EFCG will return with “The Crop Protection & Fine Chemicals Forum”.

Remaining Conference Program

The remaining conference program includes the Agrochemical Outlook Conference, sponsored by AGROW, and the Regulatory Services Conference, organized by REACHReady. The two-day RSC Symposium, organized by the Royal Society of Chemistry, will offer presentations on “Continuous Flow Chemistry for Industrial Processes: Across Specialty and Fine Chemical Market Sectors”.

Chemspec Europe 2017 will take place in halls A5 and A6 of the Munich Trade Fair Centre, Germany, and can be accessed via the East Entrance (“Eingang Ost”). Opening hours of the exhibition will be on Wednesday, 31 May and Thursday, 1 June 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00 h.

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Source: Chemspec Europe 2017
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