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Join us on October 8, 2019 in Rotterdam for our User Seminar Food Analytics

In order to assure the safety and quality of Food numerous laws and regulations have to be complied to. For the surveillance of basic and luxury Foodstuff Analytics has become an indispensable tool. There is a clear trend of ever rising requirements for the Analytics and the Analytical Scientist.

The companies Merck and Shimadzu cordially invite you for a free of charge one day User Seminar.

  • Learn more about new applications in Food & Bev Analytics
  • Tips & tricks for analytical methods in the food laboratory, e.g. HPLC, LC-MS, GC-MS, sample preparation of fatty and complex samples, ICP-MS, filtration, particle monitoring, ultrapure water for the laboratory, etc.
  • Possiblility to exchange in the seminar breaks
  • Exhibition with Instruments and Products


User Seminar Food Analytics with Merck and Shimadzu
Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam
Blijdorp - Energieweg 2
3041 JC Rotterdam
The Netherlands


09:00 hRegistration and Coffee – Start of the Seminar at 09:30 h
09:30 hWelcome and short Presentation of Shimadzu and Merck
09:50 hDioxin, PFAS and hormones in food and food packaging
 Peter Behnisch, Director at BioDetection Systems - Amsterdam
10:15 hSample preparation for fatty & complex food matrices, new tools for SPE & QuEChERS providing higher efficiency and more reliable results
 Klaus Buckendahl, Merck
10:40 hCoffee Break and Exhibition
11:10 hThe use and complexity of instrumental techniques as a tool for vegetable edible oils and fats
 René Blok, Analytical Development & Quality Control Manager Oils at Bunge Loders Croklaan - Wormerveer
11:35 hFast, efficient and cost-effective chromatographic solutions for HPLC in the food & beverage industry
 Dr. Martin Finkbeiner, Merck
12:00 hOptimal water quality for Food Analyses
 Hans de Nijs, Merck
12:10 hLunch Break and Exhibition
13:10 hApplications of chromatography in the development of sustainable foods
 Prof. dr. ir. Hans-Gerd Janssen - Unilever Research Vlaardingen
13:35 hFiltration and Particle-Monitoring in the F&B Lab & Sample Preparation for instrumental Analytics
 Uwe Wagner, Merck
14:00 hCoffee Break and Exhibition
14:30 hUltra-sensitive sulphur determination in food and beverages
 Dr. Rebecca Kelting - Product Specialist GC at Shimadzu Europe - Duisburg
14:55 hUnique selectivity & capabilities of ionic liquid GC capillary columns, including water determination with GC
 Klaus Buckendahl, Merck
15:20 hRisk assessment of plastics: from pristine materials to waste in the environment
 Albert van Oyen - Control and Research Analyst Thermoplastics at Carat-lab - Bocholt
15:45 hFinal discussion, feedback and certificates of participation
16:00 hEnd of Seminar
Venue: Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam

Blijdorp - Energieweg 2
3041 JC Rotterdam
The Netherlands