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Multienzyme conversion of amines to alcohols


Date: 16 July 2018 | Category: News

Associate professor Francesca Paradisi and her group at the University of Nottingham have recently described in Nature Catalysis how they have used column reactors on the Vapourtec R-Series to perform a cascade of enzyme reactions that demonstrate remarkable ability in converting amines to primary or secondary alcohols, while exerting significant control over the stereochemistry.

Vapourtec focus on automation at Dial-a-Molecule

RS-400 at dial-a-molecule

Date: 06 July 2018 | Category: News

Vapourtec will be present at the forthcoming Dial-a-Molecule Annual Meeting 2018 (9th – 10th July, iHUB, Imperial College London) where the scientific community gathers to explore the latest developments in enabling technologies.

Vapourtec will be demonstrating a range of innovative flow chemistry technologies including the R-Series flow chemistry system, the UV-150 photochemical reactor, the SF-10 pump and the Vapourtec API. 

World scientific experts meet in Dublin for PhotoIUPAC


Date: 05 July 2018 | Category: News

Vapourtec will be attending the 52nd PhotoIUPAC (8th-13th July 2018) at University College Dublin where experts in the field of photochemistry meet to tackle some of the world’s most complex challenges including renewable energy, green chemistry, atmospheric photochemistry, single molecule microscopy and super resolution imaging.

Vapourtec strikes Poland distribution deal


Date: 28 June 2018 | Category: News

Vapourtec has secured its latest distribution agreement for the supply of Flow Chemistry systems with Polish specialist laboratory supplier WITKO. This agreement expands and strengthens Vapourtec’s presence and distribution network across Europe.

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Dichlorophenylacrylonitriles as AhR Ligands – Targeting breast cancer


Date: 19 June 2018 | Category: News

In a fascinating paper recently published in ChemMedChem, Prof. Adam McCluskey and a team of collaborators from Newcastle, Australia and West Lafayette, USA have used a Vapourtec easy-Photochem and UV-150 photochemical reactor to perform a photo-bromination in continuous flow, of a highly promising series of anti-cancer compounds.

Huge flow success at ACHEMA 2018


Date: 11 June 2018 | Category: News

Vapourtec will be exhibiting in the new Flow Chemistry Pavilion at the globally renowned ACHEMA 2018 world forum for chemical engineering and the process industry.

Vapourtec on show at CDD-HTM Thailand


Date: 10 May 2018 | Category: News

Our distributors in Thailand, Applied Chemical and Instrument Co. Ltd, will be exhibiting at the forthcoming joint CDD and HTM conference in Songkhla (23rd – 25th May 2018).

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.

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