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Chemspeed announces joint paper with the University of Liverpool and Unilever

Chemspeed Technologies AG the leading provider of high-throughput and high-output research & development workflow-solutions is proud to announce a joint paper of the University of Liverpool and Unilever, UK in the Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology.

USE OF FORMAX HIGH-THROUGHPUT PLATFORM TO CREATE A SPECIFIC EMULSION
Daniel H. S. Harvey, Michael J. Egan & Adam J. Kowalski

The Formax high-throughput platform is capable of rapidly mapping out the formulation and process parameters required to produce an array of emulsions with a range of different particle sizes. The specific emulsion in this instance is a stable emulsion with a small droplet size, preferably sub-micron. Using a combination of design of experimental software and high-throughput experimentation the factors required to produce the emulsion with smallest droplet size were identified and verified. Additionally this work produced a template which allows the quick and efficient mapping of process and formulation space to determine for new systems which variables have the greatest impact upon the emulsion produced.

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About University of Liverpool
Founded in 1881, the University of Liverpool has an impressive history of pioneering education and research, with a particular emphasis on ‘education for the professions’. The University produces industry-ready graduates. Today they are a principal centre of excellence in many disciplines, including engineering, medicine, dentistry, business and law. As one of the UK’s top 20 research-led universities, they are furthering knowledge with strategic partners worldwide and they intend to double our £123m pa research budget by 2015. Education creates opportunity. They are proud to be one of the UK’s most inclusive universities, welcoming students from a wide variety of backgrounds and from over 100 countries of the world.

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About Unilever
Unilever works to create a better future every day by helping people feel good, look good and get more out of life with brands and services that are good for them and good for others. Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of fast moving consumer goods with strong operations in more than 100 countries and sales in 180. Consumers buy 170bn Unilever packs around the world every year, and our products are used over two billion times a day. Its portfolio includes some of the world’s best known and most loved brands including 12 €1 billion brands, and global leadership in many categories in which it operates. The portfolio features iconic brands such as: Knorr, Hellmann’s, Lipton, Dove, Vaseline, Persil, Cif, Marmite and Pot Noodle. The company has around 167,000 employees in over 100 countries, and generated annual sales of €44.3 billion in 2010.

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August 7, 2012