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We have the pleasure of inviting you to our

Training courses, workshops and events in applied colloid, surface and formulation science

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Workshop: Positioning Formulation in future EU Framework Programmes

15 February 2018
The workshop aims at contributing to the development of a clear research and innovation agenda for the upcoming EU Framework Programme, but will also serve for positioning in national programmes and for networking with Swedish actors in the formulation area. The workshop will be part of a series of workshops organised in the UK, Germany, Sweden, Belgium and France and takes place within the context of AceForm4.0 (www.formulation-network.eu). This is a Coordination and Support Action funded by the EU Commission, set up to establish and support collaborations across different formulation industries and throughout the value chain. 

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Course: Colloid Chemistry and Colloidal Dispersions

22-24 May 2018

This 3-day intensive course provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental and practical aspects of colloid chemistry and colloidal dispersions. The course is focused on particles that are dispersed in liquids. Nearby topics, such as surfactant chemistry, polymers in solution and emulsions, are also covered to some degree in order to make the course complete on a stand-alone basis. The course is relevant for industrialists, researchers and students working with development and formulation of any colloidal system, be it paints, coatings, ceramics, food or pharmaceutical formulations. 77% of the participants in 2017 rated this course as excellent; 23% as good.

“It was very intense but we got a good overview of the field”*
“The information in the handouts is clear and really easy to follow.” *
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Course: Emulsion Formulation Technology

19-20 September 2018

This biannual,  2-day course covers fundamental and practical aspects of the formulation of emulsions with surfactants, macromolecules and particles. The course aims at providing an overview of the combined effect of physicochemistry, composition and emulsification protocols on the stability and properties of emulsified systems. 46% of the participants in 2016 rated this course as excellent; 54% as good.

”Very knowledgeable and inspiring lecturers!”**
“The handouts were well-structured and easy to understand. Graphics/graphs made it very easy to grasp the more "advanced" topics.”**

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Surface Analysis and Characterization - an Instrument Workshop

28 November 2018

A one-day workshop on surface analysis and characterization instruments. During the day you will have the opportunity to get acquainted with a range of different techniques. During stops in the laboratories of RISE you will get concise information from our specialists and see the instruments. At the end of the day you will have acquired a better understanding of how results from these techniques can be used by your company/organization in research, product and process development and troubleshooting. This workshop is intended for engineers, laboratory personnel and scientists working with research, development or quality control of products for which surface or interfacial properties have a major impact on product performance. 60% of the participants in 2017 rated this workshop as excellent; 40% as good.

” I got a  good overview of the different available techniques. The information was presented in a way that made it easy to assess if the technique could be useful in my work.”*

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2018 Annual  Meeting of ”Cleaning Innovation- a test bed for cleaning and disinfection”

29 November 2018

Cleaning Innovation (www.cleaninginnovation.se) is an open and neutral test bed created to assist companies in the development and evaluation of environmentally smart and efficient methods for cleaning and disinfection within  a range of industrial sectors including food, home and personal care. It provides independent evaluation of technologies, chemicals, materials, equipment and methods from laboratory to industrial scale. The annual meeting will be held in Swedish. It provides an opportunity for researchers and industrialists to get acquainted with the latest developments in the area.


*    Quotes from participants 2017
**  Quotes from participants 2016

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These events are organized in Stockholm within the framework of PERFORM - a competence platform in formulation science at RISE Research Institutes of Sweden. For further information about the platform go here.
RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

RISE is the Swedish Research Institute and innovation partner. In international collaboration with industry, academia and the public sector, we ensure the competitiveness of the business community and contribute to a sustainable society. Our 2,300 employees support and promote all manner of innovative processes. RISE is an independent, state-owned research institute that offers unique expertise and about 100 testbeds and demonstration facilities, instrumental in future-proofing technologies, products and services. www.ri.se 
RISE Research Institutes of Sweden www.ri.seinfo@ri.se