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Twenty-up for pioneering Vapourtec


Date: 10 August 2023 | Categories: Headline News, News

Flowchem firm celebrates two decades of innovation.
Continuous flow synthesis has developed significantly in the 20 years since the formation of UK-based flow chemistry engineering specialists Vapourtec Ltd.

Much of the progress and increase in profile for flow chemistry can …

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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”

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Collaborative DRIVE for COVID-19 treatment

COVID-19 research

Date: 01 April 2020 | Categories: Headline News, News

Industry, academia and regulatory agencies are collaborating like never before to carry out COVID-19 research. Developing and testing both existing medicines and medicines in late-stage clinical trials to help patients fight Coronavirus infection.

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2020 Vision for UV-150 Photochemistry Reactor


Date: 08 August 2019 | Categories: Headline News, News

Vapourtec’s pioneering UV-150 photochemical reactor has been enhanced with a number of significant advancements.

Improvements within the 2020 version include an ability to use reactors  with internal diameters of up to 2.5mm, better solid handling and more.

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Anti-malarial drug breakthrough


Date: 23 May 2014 | Categories: Headline News, News

Scientists at the Max Planck institute have unveiled a breakthrough synthesis method for the drug Artimesinin that could make effective malaria treatment affordable for > 200 million worldwide sufferers.

The synthesis uses a Vapourtec flow chemistry system and a photo reactor.

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Sun shines on Vapourtec R-Series down under

high intensity UV light reactor

Date: 02 April 2014 | Categories: Headline News, News

Vapourtec’s R-Series flow chemistry system has played its part in another significant breakthrough with the development in Australia of a brand new sun cream based on mimicking the natural protection to sunlight created by coral in the Great Barrier Reef.