UKASF 2018 United Kingdom Automated Synthesis Forum

Mill Court, AstraZeneca Ltd, Macclesfield, UK |
Oct 29, 2018
W6 UKASF 2018 AstraZeneca, Macclesfield

The UKASF is an annual conference, now in its 21st year, organised in a not-for-profit basis by a cross-section of scientists from the UK’s industrial and academic community. The focus of the conference is on cutting-edge enabling technologies, both post- and pre-commercialisation, which expedite real-world research.

The aims of the symposium are to share best practice and to review new technologies to facilitate innovation in the small and large scale chemical environment. The UKASF has been operating for over 20 years and attracts representation from most major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, as well as an increasing number of academic institutions. In addition, a number of equipment suppliers also exhibit at the event.

The organisation of the meeting is rotated and this year will be hosted by AstraZeneca Ltd at their Manufacturing and Development site in Macclesfield.

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in three therapy areas – Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism and Respiratory. The Company also is selectively active in the areas of autoimmunity, neuroscience and infection. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

Proposed themes include (Full agenda to be confirmed):

  1. Flash Vacuum Pyrolysis
  2. DNA Encoded Libraries
  3. Big Data / Artificial Intelligence
  4. Photochem / Electrochem
  5. Automated Liquid Handling
  6. Peptides/Solid Phase Synthesis
  7. Improving Automated Downstream Processing
  8. Other Novel Technologies

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Come see Dr Richard Buck and Steve Cole who will be showcasing Radleys innovative products including Mya 4 Recation Station and AVA Lab Control Software along with parallel and reactor products that can help improve productivity, efficiency and safety in your lab.

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