European Workshop on High-Throughput Developments and Applications

Preliminary Programme

 This programme is not yet final and will be subject to changes.



Sunday, February 26, 2012




Opening Remarks
H.-W. Zanthoff, Evonik Industries AG, Marl/D; F. Ausfelder,
DECHEMA e.V., Frankfurt a.M./D


15 Years High Througput in Catalysis and Materials Research
W. Maier, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken/D


Welcome Reception and informal exchange
sponsored by hte Aktiengesellschaft, Heidelberg/D


Monday, February 27, 2012 (Industry)


Organisational Remarks
H.-W. Zanthoff, Evonik Industries AG, Marl/D; F. Ausfelder,
DECHEMA e.V., Frankfurt a.M./D


Where does HTE stand in the development of industrial catalysts?
Focus on IFPEN choices
S. Morin, IFPEN. Lyon/F


Large Scale High Throughput - New Developments
in Process and Catalyst Development

J. Klein, hte Aktiengesellschaft, Heidelberg/D

10:00 Coffee break
10:20 Setting the scene: Arguments for workshop sessions
"HTT in industry"
W. Schrof, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen/D

10:40 Workshop sessions "HTT in industry" (in parallel)
1 Critical aspects for successful implementation of HTT in industry
2 Levers for optimisation of HTT machine capacity use 
3 Personnel: Skill requirements and strategies
4 Transferability of HTT results (scale-up)
5 Increased business lifetime of HTT plantsby flexibility,
   successful business models
12:10  Bavarian Breakfast
sponsored by Robert Bosch GmbH, Waiblingen/D

  Instruments and data management

Design and implementation of High Throughput
Experimentation for the development of pigmented
colorant formulations and color system solutions
L. Driessen, Evonik Colortrend B. V., Maastricht/NL

14:10 The SiLA Software Standard: An Opportunity for Differentiation
I. Schmid, SILA Corporation, Zurich/CH
14:30  Making decisions on scientific data. Solutions to challenges
presented in organic synthesis and catalysis using a research
data management platform
H. Harvey, IDBS, Guildford/UK

14:50 Applications of the data analysis platform KNIME in HTS
T. Meinl, KNIME Zurich/CH

Quantum chemical High-throughput screening in applied catalysis
M. P. Checinski, CreativeQuantum Berlin/D


Poster session and exhibition
sponsored by Evonik Industries AG, Marl/D


Developments in Data Management and Mining
D. Nicolaides, Accelrys Ltd., Cambridge/UK

17:10 A high-throughput study of the catalytic properties of Nb-Ni oxides in low temperature CO oxidation
P. Laveille, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal/SAR


High-Throughput experimentation modules for applications in
practical courses in academia - an urgently necessary update

ProcessNet working group on high-throughput technology and

17:50 Reports from workshop sessions "HTT in industry"
18:30 Dinner

20:00 Informal exchange


Tuesday, February 28, 2012 (Academia)

08:30 Combinatorial Synthesis and Characterization of Conducting Oxides and Oxide Layers
for Efficient Chlorine Production

K. Stöwe, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken/D
08:50 High-Throughput Development of Nanostructured Nanoparticulate
Inorganic Contrast Agents for Medical Imaging

D. Kennedy, CSIRO, Clayton/AUS
09:10 Integration of organic synthesis and chromatograpy:
High-throughput reaction
kinetics of catalysts
O. Trapp, Universität Heidelberg/D

Development of new shape memory materials using high-throughput 
S. Thienhaus, Ruhr-Universität, Bochum/D

10:10 Coffee break
10:30 Setting the scene: Arguments for workshop sessions "HTT in
W. Maier, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken/D; U. Schubert, Universität Jena/D

Workshop sessions "HTT in academia" (in parallel)  
1 Differences in implementation of HTT methods in academic and
   industrial  environments
2 Combinatorial methods in teaching  
3 Automatisation requirements for currently non-automated methods
   and working procedures
4 Exchange of experiences: Demands and expectations on project
   partners in publicly funded multi-partner projects
12:20 Lunch

Screening of Catalytic Materials for JP-8 Fuel Reformation
J. Lauterbach, University of South Carolina, Columbia/USA

14:30 Automation techniques in systematic process development for purification of
natural substances
S. Schuldt, TU Dortmund/D

14:50 Very fast screening of microbial libraries
M. Held, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich/CH

15:10 Coffee Break

High-Throughput polymer research: Structure-property-relationships by high-throughput experimentation in polymer science
U. Schubert, Universität Jena/D


Reports from workshop sessions "HTT in academia"

16:50 Poster session and exhibition sponsored by BASF SE, Ludwigshafen/D

19:00 Transport to conference dinner location
19:30 Conference dinner

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 (Small and medium size enterprises)

08:30 High Throughput Discovery and Optimisation of Solid State
Materials in the Energy and Electronics Sectors

D. Smith, Ilika Inc. Southhampton/UK
09:10 High Throughput Compounding: Application Specific Thermoplastic
Compounds Developed More Rapidly and Cost effectively

M. Gross, Polymaterials AG, Kaufbeuren/D

SMOLEFIN © a pradigm shift in selective catalysis R&D, polyolefin
and quality control
M. Schneider, ChemSpeed Technologies AG, Augst/CH


09:50 Problems & Challenges in Implementing High-Throughput Technology to Determination of Reaction Kinetics in Multiphase Systems
A. Nagy, ILS, Berlin/D
10:20 Coffee break

10:40 Accendo Flow Reaction Optimisation and Library Synthesis
T. Wells, Zinsser Analytic (UK) Ltd., Maidenhead Berks/UK
11:00 Selecting (green) surfactants for emulsions, by combining HLD-NAC theory, it's modelling software and High Throughput screening
S. van Loon, VLCI, Amstersam, NL

New multi-sample volumetric instrument for high throughput adsorption measurements
A. Puls, Rubotherm GmbH, Bochum/D

11:40 Special requirements and trouble shooting of High-Throughput Formulation in adhesives and cosmetic development
T. Brinz, Bosch GmbH; Waiblingen/D


Final discussion and end of conference
H.-W. Zanthoff, Evonik Industries AG, Marl/D; F. Ausfelder,
DECHEMA e.V., Frankfurt a.M./D

12:15 Lunch





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