SPICA 2018

17th International Symposium on Preparative and Industrial Chromatography and Allied Techniques

 Darmstadt, Germany    October 7-10, 2018

Agilent Technologies

Agilent is a leader in Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, Diagnostics, and applied markets. The company provides laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise, enabling customers to gain the insights they seek. Agilent has about 14200 employees globally and had revenues of $4.47 billion in fiscal year 2017.

Biotage AB, from Sweden

Biotage is a leading manufacturer of purification systems from laboratory to process scale, and synthesis and workup resins for metal mitigation, especially the removal of palladium in final API products. Our products are specifically designed for use in a process environment, where regulatory requirements are stringent.

Chiral Technologies Europe

Chiral Technologies Europe (CTE) is the global leader in enantioselective chromatography. We offer the largest portfolio of chiral stationary phases (CSPs.). Our chiral phases play a vital role in the development and manufacture of single enantiomer products. Chiral Technologies is a subsidiary of the global technology and manufacturing company Daicel Corporation.

DAISO Fine Chem

DAISOGEL is distributed to the European customers by our company located in Düsseldorf, Germany. DAISOGEL is the prime bulk silica gel for High Pressure Liquid Chromatography. This silica product group is made in Japan, chemically modified in GMP compliant way in our state-of-the-art facilities in Amagasaki city.

Fauquet Innovation

A simple but revolutionary technology for process intensification or method development from scratch for any preparative chromatography equipments. INEXIOTECH transforms your discontinuous purification processes into continuous ones. A disruptive technology to boost your production capacities.
Main advantages of the INEXIOTECH process:
- Major cost savings for both Capex & Opex,
- Boost your production capacities,
- Minimize the eluents consumption,
- Gain new markets by dropping your purification costs,
- Suitable with all kind of mixtures,
- Give more agility to your production equipment without changing your devices,
- A sustainable and eco-responsible technology,
- Simplification of your purification systems.

Gilson International BV Germany

Gilson is a family-owned global manufacturer of liquid handling, purification and extraction solutions for the life sciences industry - from manual pipetting to automated systems and preparative liquid chromatography. Backed by worldwide R&D, service, and support, Gilson strives to enable verifiable science and make lab life easier for our customers.

KNAUER Wissenschaftliche Gerńter GmbH

We separate molecules and unite people.
Based in Berlin, KNAUER has been serving the sciences since 1962. We develop and manufacture scientific instruments of superior quality for liquid chromatography systems and components, including:
• Analytical HPLC / UHPLC
• Preparative HPLC
• Fast protein liquid chromatography (FPLC)
• Multi-Column Chromatography / SMB
• Osmometry
We are an established partner in science. Today and in the future.

Kromasil - AkzoNobel PPC

AkzoNobel offers Kromasil®, high performance chromatographic media based on state-of-the-art spherical silica for UHPLC/HPLC/SFC analysis and purification using HPLC, SFC and SMB process technology.  Kromasil materials’ unique combination of pore volume and surface area, together with very high mechanical and chemical stability is unmatched for the separation of substances from small molecules to peptides and proteins. Kromasil is available for NP, RP, SCF and chiral applications for pharmaceutical, natural products, food, industrial and clinical markets. www.kromasil.com


LABOMATIC is since nearly 40 years active in the field of preparative high-performance liquid chromatography.
Our strengths are:
- preparative HPLC, meeting GMP and ATEX specifications
- customized liquid handling Systems, with flexible dimensions and freely programmable
- high-tech fluid and medical technology producing complex customer-specific assemblies for medical diagnostics instruments

Merck KGaA

Merck, a leading science and technology company in life science, offers products to safely and efficiently develop and manufacture therapeutics. Our broad range of products and services includes single-use manufacturing, filtration, chromatography and purification, virus reduction, pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical raw materials, biosafety testing, process development, engineering, validation and regulatory services.


Phenomenex is a global technology leader committed to developing novel analytical chemistry solutions that solve the separation and purification challenges of researchers in industrial, government, and academic laboratories. From drug discovery and pharmaceutical development, food safety to environmental analysis, Phenomenex chromatography products, technical services and chemical reference standards accelerate science and help researchers improve global health and well-being.

PIC Solution

PIC Solution provides analytical and preparative scale supercritical fluid chromatographs ranging from the bench-top SFC-PICLab PREP 100 to the pilot scale SFC-PICLab PREP 1000 plus columns ≥ 5 cm for SFC, HPLC, SMB and the FlexPacker packing station.  New in 2018: the open bed Hybrid 10-100 HT-MS with CO2 recycling, and supercritical fluid extraction systems.

Purolite Life Sciences

Formed in 2012, Purolite® Life Sciences provides API’s, enzyme carriers and immobilized enzymes, and resins for purification and separation, to support research and development and production-scale applications in pharmaceuticals, protein purification, food production, bioprocessing, fine chemical and other markets.


Shimadzu is one of the world leaders in analytical instrumentation. The company’s systems are essential tools for consumer and product safety in nearly all industrial segments including healthcare, environmental protection and sciences. Chromatography, mass spectrometry, spectroscopy, environmental analysis, biotechnology, balances and material testing make up a homogeneous yet versatile offering.

Tosoh Bioscience GmbH

Tosoh Bioscience is a global leader in the field of liquid chromatography with a focus on bioseparations. Tosoh Bioscience is providing cutting-edge solutions for customers developing and producing biologics, biosimilars or biobetters. The product portfolio encompasses a comprehensive line of chromatographic media for downstream processing and (U)HPLC columns.

YMC Europe

YMC offers innovative chromatography products including UHPLC/HPLC columns for analytical chromatography, bulk media for preparative chromatography and glass columns for various applications. In addition, YMC provides on-demand services for application support and method development. This product range, developed and engineered in YMC facilities, is available worldwide supported by YMC subsidiaries.


Ypso-Facto is a service company helping industrial firms to develop, optimize and secure their chemical and biochemical processes. We address upstream (reaction, fermentation, etc.) as well as downstream. Regarding downstream, we offer development services and software including ChromWorksTM, for adsorption-based processes, and Ypso Ionic® when ionic interactions play a role.


Swiss, world leading in manufacturing of silica gel for the purification of especially Peptides, Insulins (analogues) and Oligonucleotides. Next to excellent classic stationary phases we offer our successful mixed-mode ZEOsphere DRP.  Faster separations with improved selectivity and lower organic solvent consumption, leading to substantial lower production costs.