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Light-Induced Nickel-Catalysed Negishi Cross-Coupling


Date: 10 April 2018 | Category: News

Dr Jesús Alcázar and the team from Janssen Research and Development have collaborated with the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha to demonstrate how light can be used to enhance nickel-catalysed Negishi cross-coupling reactions, using naturally abundant metals and an E-Series with a UV-150 photochemical reactor.

Vapourtec deliver Seoul seminar


Date: 28 March 2018 | Category: News

Vapourtec distributor manager Dr Hannah Chilvers, and eminent scientist Dr Marcus Baumann, Assistant Professor of the School of Chemistry at the University of Dublin ( recently delivered a seminar on the role and latest developments in flow chemistry at The K Hotel, Seoul.

Vapourtec installation team expanded

Sek Choong Vapourtec flow chemistry

Date: 28 March 2018 | Category: News

At Vapourtec we strive to offer the best possible standards of installation, training and customer support.  A significant step towards this objective has been the appointment of Sek Choong Tan in January 2018 as Installation Engineer.

Electrochemical reactor collaboration with Thomas Wirth

Thomas Wirth - Vapourtec - electorchemistry

Date: 23 March 2018 | Category: News

Flow chemistry engineering firm Vapourtec has linked up with Professor Thomas Wirth, one of the leading experts in continuous flow electrochemical reactors, for their latest project; to develop a Versatile Continuous Flow Laboratory Scale Electrochemical Reactor.

SP3 rich library synthesis via Photoredox


Date: 13 March 2018 | Category: News

A group at Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. led by Dr Michael Boyd have shown in a recent publication that flow chemistry can vastly improve the yields of sp3-sp2 cross-coupled compounds, during a library photoredox synthesis using the Vapourtec E-Series, and UV-150 photochemical reactor.

Vapourtec seminar in Seoul, South Korea


Date: 26 February 2018 | Category: News

Vapourtec are excited to announce that eminent scientist Dr Marcus Baumann, Assistant Professor of the School of Chemistry at the University of Dublin will be presenting at an upcoming seminar in Seoul, South Korea on 23rd March.

Singlet-oxygen new application note presented

E-Series heterogeneous photochem

Date: 30 January 2018 | Category: News

Singlet-oxygen is a highly energetic electronic state of oxygen. Singlet oxygen has a wide range of synthetic, biological and environmental applications.
This application note describes:
• Production of singlet oxygen in continuous flow
• The use of the UV-150 photochemical reactor for heterogeneous dispersions
• Use of heterogeneous photocatalysts as slurries and packed beds in continuous flow
• Easy handling of a complex flow stream of solid, liquid and gas

Vapourtec on show at Flow Chem India

Vapourtec - easy-polymer-flow-reactor

Date: 11 January 2018 | Category: News

Continuous flow chemistry specialists Vapourtec and Pi Process Intensification will be showcasing their entry level easy-Medchem E-Series flow chemistry system together with their recently launched SF-10 lab reagent pump at the forthcoming Flow Chemistry India conference in Mumbai (17-18 January).

Vapourtec flow chemistry delivers in Barcelona


Date: 18 December 2017 | Category: News

The recent 9th Symposium on Continuous Flow Reactor Technology for Industrial Applications, held in Barcelona, Spain, proved a great success for Vapourtec with significant levels of interest in the R-Series system and UV-150 photochemical reactor.

Vapourtec Reaction Video Series

Dr Ryan Skilton flow chemist - Vapourtec

Date: 02 November 2017 | Category: News

Vapourtec are launching an 8-part series of videos that show a broad range of reactions being performed using our products in our own laboratory.

Vapourtec MD delivers China talk


Date: 24 October 2017 | Category: News

Vapourtec MD Duncan Guthrie delivered a talk about the company’s involvement in pioneering flow chemistry research at the UK-China Life Sciences business reception in Beijing.

Taming the highly unstable reagent MSH


Date: 27 September 2017 | Category: News

Brocklehurst et al., from the Synthesis and Technologies group at Novartis, demonstrate how Vapourtec R-Series can be used to generate and react highly unstable reagent MSH.

Selective hydrogenation with Stoli catalytic reactors


Date: 17 August 2017 | Category: News

As part of our continuing focus to develop efficient yet straightforward methods for selective hydrogenation in flow, Vapourtec have teamed up with Innovate UK award winners Stoli Catalysts Ltd to demonstrate their recently developed range of catalyst coated reactors for flow chemistry applications.

Vapourtec on show at ACS in US capital


Date: 15 August 2017 | Category: News

Vapourtec’s presence at this year’s 254th ACS National Meeting and Exposition will reflect the event’s theme of ‘chemistry’s impact on the global economy’

In-situ production of Grignard reagents in continuous flow


Date: 06 July 2017 | Category: News

Grignard reagents are powerful tools for forming C-C bonds, but require careful handling. A collaboration between the Janssen Research Group and Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha has used a Vapourtec R-series to overcome the challenges of their formation and use. By developing a continuous flow protocol for the in-situ production of Grignard reagents in continuous flow, reagents are produced as needed and under the safety and control of the Vapourtec system.

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