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Workshop and Training Course on Micro & Continuous Flow Reactors for Industrial Scale Organic Synthesis

Held in conjunction with Flow Chemistry India

20 Jan 2015 - 21 Jan 2015, at 9:00 am to 5.00 pm in Mumbai


WORKSHOP (January 20, 2015) - Only for Registered Delegates of the Training Course

Venue: Mumbai

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

A workshop on "Demonstration of Applications and Capabilities of Flow Chemistry using Continuous Flow Reactors" will be held one day prior to the training course i.e. on 20th January, 2015 in Mumbai. This workshop is specially designed to demonstrate the applications and capabilities of the Flow Chemistry utilizing Continuous Flow Reactors in Live Running Condition.The reactions likely to be demonstrated using Flow Chemistry during this workshop include the following:

  •     Grignard Reaction
  •     Nitration Reaction
  •     Reaction(s) using n-BuLithium Reagent
  •     Alkylation Reaction with Epichlorohydrine
  •     SNAr Reaction
  •     Reaction involving Biocatalysis

The delegates registered for the training course will be automatically considered registered for this workshop and no additional fee will be charged for attending the workshop. Participation in workshop only, without training course is not allowed. For more details, please CLICK HERE

TRAINING COURSE (January 21, 2015)

Ramada Powai Hotel and Convention Centre, Mumbai


9:00 am - 3:00 pm (with coffee and lunch breaks provided)

1. Basic concepts of Micro Reaction Technology
A brief introduction to the type of reactors used will be given, but most time will be devoted to the key concepts such as heat transfer and mixing.

2. General References
Books - review articles - feature articles - online resources

3. Equipment Review
Commercially available Micro Reactors and Flow Reaction Technology - General features with reference to specifically to Industrial applications.

4. Synthetic Reactions performed in Flow Reactors
This section will review in detail the reactions reported in the literature emphasizing the reasons why industry want to adopt the technology.

5. Scale Up/Process Intensification Training
Application of Technology for Industrial Scale Manufacture

6. Other Applications of Micro Reactors
Polymerization, Nanoparticle Synthesis, Emulsification and Online Analysis will be outlined

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

7. Equipment Handling
Practical tips and safety aspects relating to Micro Reactors - Reaction Optimization - General Tips

8. Outlook
Emerging Applications - The future of Micro Reactors

9. Q & A Session

With time allowed for open questions and discussion, this one day will enable the audience to get to grips with most of the issues involved in Micro Reactors and Continuous Flow Production. All participants will receive a comprehensive set of notes in CD-ROM format consisting of the material presented in the morning and afternoon sessions.

Who Should Attend?
Chemists from Industry, Research & Academia who are involved in basic research in Chemical synthesis, Bio-processing, Pharmaceutical, Fine chemical, Petrochemical, Agrochemical or related synthetic topics, including Medicinal, Organic and High-throughput Chemists, Nanotechnology in addition to scientists involved in Process Development. A basic knowledge of chemistry is required.
The course is designed to make participants familiar with this emerging field and improve the productivity of synthetic processes resulting in substantial cost saving.  This course will be valuable to both industrial and academic researchers currently involved with or intending to become active in the area of Continuous Flow Synthesis.

What will I gain by Attending?
Obtain a State of Art introduction and training in Continuous Flow Synthesis.
• Understand the Theory and Concepts behind Micro & Continuous Reactors
• Become familiar with all major types of commercially available equipment
• Learn to apply Flow Technology to your Synthetic Chemistry problems
• Learn about a diverse set of chemistries and applications during the course
• Find out about future trends in Micro Reactor Chemistry in particular in Chemical and Biological Processing and  Scale-up         
• Discover where to look for more advanced information

Paul Watts

Paul Watts, Research Chair in Microfluidic Bio/Chemical Processing, Nelson Mandela University