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Synthesis of energetic materials in continuous flow


Date: 04 April 2022 | Category: News

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) has issued a technical report entitled “Flow chemistry and the synthesis of energetic materials” [1]. In this report, the JRC focuses on the synthesis of explosive materials using hazardous reagents.

One of the JRC’…

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Manuel Nuño talks of the future of peptide synthesis


Date: 23 February 2022 | Categories: Headline News, News

Vapourtec’s CSO Manuel Nuño explains why the future of peptide synthesis is linked to continuous flow in the latest issue of Speciality Chemicals Magazine. In the article entitled “Continuous flow brings solid-phase peptide synthesis (SPPS) to a new level”

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Focusing on the evolution of lab automation

RS-400 multiple pump flow chemistry system

Date: 08 December 2021 | Categories: Headline News, News

The current state of lab automation and its future direction has been brought into focus in a preprint article by the Cambridge Centre for Computational Chemical Engineering (University of Cambridge) entitled “From Platform to Knowledge Graph: Evolution of Laboratory Automation”

Vapourtec systems on show at JASIS


Date: 24 November 2021 | Category: News

Vapourtec’s Japanese distributor Nippon Science Core has recently showcased Vapourtec’s flow chemistry systems at JASIS (Japan Analytical & Scientific Instruments Show), the largest, annual research instrument exhibition in Japan.

Advancing CF-SPPS with Vapourtec: Cleaving peptides in flow


Date: 12 November 2021 | Category: News

Here we present our latest application note, “Application note 72 – Cleaving peptides in flow”. In this work, we report a continuous flow protocol that enables the cleavage of peptides typically in just under 40 minutes. The key to success was to keep the resin consistently p…

Innovation business award for Vapourtec


Date: 01 November 2021 | Category: News

Vapourtec picked up the West Suffolk Award for Innovation, sponsored by Treatt, for their easy-HC10 disinfectant maker and sprayer at the recent Bury Free Press Business Awards.

The award celebrates West Suffolk businesses who are actively investing in research & developme…

Vapourtec on show at Synthflux and IOPC 2021

RS-400 multiple pump flow chemistry system

Date: 13 October 2021 | Category: News

Vapourtec will be showcasing their flow chemistry systems and reactors at two forthcoming events in Synthflux2021 (18-22 October, Blériot-Plage, France) and the IOPC 2021 (International Oligonucleotides and Peptides Conference, 18-19 October, virtual).

Synthflux focuses on …

Scale up of a continuous slurry Suzuki coupling with Vapourtec


Date: 23 September 2021 | Category: News

Green Chemistry has published the paper entlitled “Continuous slurry plug flow Fe/ppm Pd nanoparticle-catalyzed Suzuki–Miyaura couplings in water utilizing novel solid handling equipment”, in which Professor Bruce H. Lipshutz, in collaboration with Novartis, explored contin…

On the road again!


Date: 22 September 2021 | Category: News

The Vapourtec team are excited to be back on the road again following the pandemic lockdowns. Vapourtec plan to attend a number of key flow chemistry events over the next 12 months.

In October 2021 alone Vapourtec’s technology and expertise will be showcased at two flow chem…

Vapourtec launches publication search tool


Date: 02 September 2021 | Category: News

Vapourtec has launched a new tool on its website that provides precise, searchable information on peer review publications showcasing key flow chemistry research breakthroughs over the past 15 years. The database is searchable by Author, Institute, or other keywords.

Photochemical scale-up. Kilos/day with a High Power LED


Date: 05 August 2021 | Category: News

Here we present our latest application note: “Application Note 71: Photochemistry – Process development and scale up to kilos/day” featuring Vapourtec 420 nm High Power LED”.

In this work, the ene-like reaction between singlet oxygen and citronellol was optimised and sca…

Flow electrochemistry for undergraduate teaching labs


Date: 05 July 2021 | Category: News

Vapourtec is set to launch the Electrochemical Reactor Teaching Module, a complete flow electrochemistry system for undergraduate teaching labs. With this new product, chemistry undergraduates will be able to learn the fundamentals of electrochemistry in continuous flow.

Rapid optimization of photoredox reactions


Date: 23 June 2021 | Category: News

ACS Central Science has published the paper entitled “Rapid Optimization of Photoredox Reactions for Continuous-Flow Systems Using Microscale Batch Technology”, in which Prof Dave W. C. MacMillan, in collaboration with Eli Lilly, explored photoredox catalysis using Vapourtec.

A clearer view for flow chemists

Flow chemistry systems with software touchscreen

Date: 21 June 2021 | Category: News

Vapourtec have launched a new, capacitive, touchscreen interface to complement the R-Series flow chemistry system.
Featuring improved 1280×800 screen resolution, the panel represents a step forward in user interaction and includes USB, SD and ethernet ports for connectivity and back up.

Stern-Volmer analysis – Do it in flow


Date: 28 April 2021 | Category: News

Here we present our latest application note, Fast Stern-Volmer analysis in flow, prepared by the VilelaLab at Heriot-Watt University. In this work, an E-Series flow chemistry system was set to perform Stern-Volmer analysis in flow.

Peptide therapy featured on BBC News


Date: 11 February 2021 | Category: News

Successful results from the recent international clinical trial of Semaglutide have been featured on the BBC News website.

Focused on weight loss therapy, the study revealed an average 15 kg weight loss during the 15 month trial.

Improving solid-phase peptide synthesis with Vapourtec


Date: 02 February 2021 | Category: News

Here we present our latest application note, Automated continuous flow solid-phase peptide synthesis (CF-SPPS) and evaluation of GLP-1. In this work, the Variable Bed Flow Reactor was used to evaluate the effect of different solid media in the synthesis of the 30-mer Glucagon-Lik…