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3rd FoodIntegrity conference FOODINTEGRITY 2016
6-7 April, 2016, Prague, Czech Republic

Advanced Chromatography Technologies Ltd manufacture ultra-inert and highly efficient ACE UHPLC / HPLC columns for the global biopharmaceutical, food & beverage, environmental, clinical, chemical and bioanalytical industries. ACE products include traditional and specifically designed phase chemistries on both porous and solid core particles to maximise selectivity and speed. Method Development Kits allow analysts to explore up to 2 extra different chemistries for the price of a single column.
With over 20 years of mass spectrometry and chemistry expertise, Advion offers the expression family of compact mass spectrometers designed for the chemist. The affordability, small size and ease-of-use make them ideal for use directly at the chemist’s bench, giving immediate answers and informed decisions instead of waiting in line at a central analytical service laboratory. Quickly and effortlessly analyze samples from Flash chromatography, Prep-LC, SFC, TLC, (U)HPLC, or manual syringe injection. Now every synthetic chemist can have a mass spec that works the same hours that they do. Learn more at www.expressioncms.com.
Agilent is a leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. The company provides laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise, enabling customers to gain the insights they seek. Agilent’s expertise and trusted collaboration give them the highest confidence in our solutions.
Agilent focuses its expertise on six key markets, where we help our customers achieve their goals:
Food: Agilent helps ensure that our global food supply is free of contaminants—whether chemical, viral, bacterial or microbiological. Our customers include government regulators and labs that control food safety, as well as private companies that produce, package and sell food to the public.
At Biorex Food Diagnostics we offer a wide range of ELISA assays for the rapid detection of hormones, antibiotics and other veterinary drug residues found in food and feed.
These kits can be used to test animal urine as well as foodstuffs such as meat, seafood, honey, milk and eggs. Our Mycotoxin range of kits can be used to test corn, nuts, dried fruits and feed that animals consume during animal husbandry.
Biorex Food Diagnostics is an ISO 13485 & ISO 9001 certified company.
Bipea is an independent nonprofit organization providing proficiency testing programs for laboratories concerned by quality control and analytical accuracy. Present in more than 80 countries worldwide, our services cover different fields like cereals (grain, milling, feed), agro industry (dairy food, beverages, contaminants) environment (feed waters, waste waters, soils, sludge), cosmetic (sunscreen, fragrances, flavorings). We offer you the possibility to evaluate the accuracy of your results and to improve your efficiency. Also, our programs can be used to check the good functioning of your equipment and the technical skills of your staff, or in order to be updated with the requirements of Quality Standards. In this context, we propose more than 100 programs of interlaboratory comparisons covering a wide range of matrices and criteria in microbiology, physic and chemistry. Our services include: design and manufacture of the tests, shipment via express courier, efficient scientific and technical support, fast edition of the statistical report and a strong relationship of cooperation with our participating laboratories.
For 75 years BUCHI is a leading solution provider in laboratory technology for R & D, quality control and production worldwide. We serve a wide range of industries such as food & beverage, feed, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, environmental analysis and academia. Our solutions for laboratory and parallel evaporation, extraction, near infrared spectroscopy, spray drying, preparative chromatography, distillation & dumas, and meet the highest needs of our demanding customers around the globe.
The Bruker name has become synonymous with the excellence, innovation and quality that characterizes our comprehensive range of scientific instrumentation. Our trusted solutions encompass a wide number of analytical techniques ranging from Magnetic Resonance to Mass Spectrometry, to Microanalysis, Optical and X-Ray Spectroscopy.
Cambridge Isotope Laboratories (CIL) is the world leader in the manufacture of stable isotope labeled compounds used in trace and ultra-trace analysis by Isotope Dilution Mass Spectrometry. CIL offers high quality standards for environmental, food, water and human exposure testing, including legacy compounds such as Dioxins and Furans, PCBs, Pesticides, and PAHs, as well as emerging substances like Perfluorinated compounds, Flame Retardants, Pharmaceutical & Personal Care Products, and many more organic pollutants.
Using isotopically labeled internal standards is the best way to ensure quantitative accuracy in environmental, food, water and exposure analysis. Please visit us at Booth #50 to learn more about our full range of products.
Chiron AS provides the scientific community worldwide with sophisticated solutions for difficult chemical analysis. Since 1983 Chiron has supplied reference standards, fine chemicals and reagents for toxicological, pharmaceutical, environmental, food safety, petroleum and geochemical analysis. Chiron’s offering consists of more than 10,000 unique products, and if you can’t find what you are looking for, Chiron also provides a custom synthesis service for microgram to kilogram quantities. Chiron is headquartered in Trondheim, Norway, has offices in the UK and Sweden, and operates though a competent global network of distributors. Many years of investment, the enthusiasm and pioneering team spirit of its staff, and a close cooperation with academic institutions and customers worldwide has bought Chiron to the forefront of analytical chemistry.
As the European Commission's in-house science service, the Joint Research Centre's mission is to provide EU policies with independent, evidence-based scientific and technical support throughout the whole policy cycle. The Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM), one of the seven institutes of the Joint Research Centre, provides scientific services and tools in support to EU policies related to the safety and quality of food and feed.
ELEMENTAR develops, produces and markets CHNS/O analyzers (micro and macro sample size), nitrogen/protein analyzers for food and feed analysis. TOC/TNb analyzers for water quality control, environmental and pharmaceutical applications, trace analyzers for sulfur and nitrogen down to the ppb-level for petrochemical applications and elemental analyzers (micro to macro sampling) coupled with mass spectrometers for the analysis of stable isotope ratio of 15N, 13C, 34S, 18O and 2H (IRMS technique).
Elisa Systems offers high quality kits to the food industry and our food allergen test kits are used extensively both locally as well as internationally. We have a wide range of both traditional ELISA based kits, which are developed and produced in Australia, as well as our new rapid detection devices. Our new devices are designed to be very easy to use with fast results. Our team are technical experts in the field of allergen testing, participating in both local and international technical special interests groups. We look forward to working with you for all of your allergen testing needs.
Elsevier’s Food Science Program features a wide range of journals devoted to the rapid publication of research on all aspects of food science, including food chemistry, food microbiology & safety, food engineering, sensory studies, food structure, as well as titles focusing on specific areas such as meat, cereals and dairy.
Eppendorf is a leading life science company that develops and sells instruments, consumables and services for liquid handling, sample handling and cell handling in laboratories worldwide. Its product range includes pipettes and automated pipetting systems, dispensers, centrifuges, mixers, spectrometers and DNA amplification equipment as well as ultra-low temperature freezers, fermentors, bioreactors, CO2 incubators, shakers and cell manipulation systems. Consumables such as pipette tips, test tubes, microliter plates, and disposable bioreactors complement the range of highest-quality premium products.
Eppendorf products are most broadly used in academic and commercial research laboratories, e.g., in companies from the pharmaceutical and biotechnological as well as the chemical and food industries. They are also aimed at clinical and environmental analysis laboratories, forensics and at industrial laboratories performing process analysis, production and quality assurance.
Eppendorf was founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1945 and has about 2,930 employees worldwide. The company has subsidiaries in 25 countries and is represented in all other markets by distributors.
EuroProxima is specialized in the development and production of antibody based test systems for food safety control. These tests include ELISA tests as well as on-site test systems. For over twenty years EuroProxima and its products are recognized in the international market for service and quality.
Product lines of EuroProxima are:
  • Contaminants and residues: an extensive panel of test kits for antibiotics, mycotoxins, shellfish toxins and hormones.
  • Species Identification: meat speciation in raw, cooked and processed products.
  • Gluten-tec: detection of α 20 gliadin in different food matrices.
  • Milk proteins: test kits for lactoferrin and species specific casein.
Immunoaffinity columns: clean-up of samples before use in ELISA, HPLC and LC-MS.
Fapas, the Proficiency Testing division of Fera Science Ltd. are the world leaders in proficiency testing for the food and environmental sectors with over 4500 customers from over 120 countries. Fapas offers the highest quality proficiency tests in food chemistry, food microbiology, GM and water to fully meet your laboratories´ needs, allowing you to demonstrate your proficiency to your customers..
World leaders in Centrifugal Evaporator technology, Genevac's high performance systems are designed for use in chemistry, biology and analytical science applications. Whether concentrating a few microliters or removing up to 100 litres, Genevac’s patented evaporation systems remove even the most difficult solvents and mixtures without compromising sample purity or integrity. Genevac is a subsidiary of SP Scientific, a leading manufacturer of specialty equipment for science and industry.
Hettich Imaging Technology, a division of Hettich Lab Technology, Tuttlingen, Germany, designs, engineers, and commercializes software and automated incubation systems for quantitatively and conclusively identifying pathogens of interest using Elastic Light Scatter (ELS). Utilizing standard microbiological practices, reproducible results are generated rapidly and reagent free in a non-destructive environment. Embracing core strengths, innovative technologies, and partnerships with the USDA, Purdue University, and others, Hettich Imaging Technology is introducing BEAM™, a modular platform applying cutting edge technology with Hettich innovation, to efficiently identify various pathogens.
IonSense Inc provides DART® (Direct Analysis in Real Time) mass spectrometry solutions for the fields of forensics, food safety, drug development and chemical/materials analysis. The company has recently introduced a DART source for the compact Waters Acquity QDa detector and a new product line for SPE sample prep. The technology enables the rapid analysis of gas, liquid or solid samples at ambient conditions using minimal sample preparation. The company supplies sources and accessories for JEOL, ThermoFisher, Agilent, AB SCIEX, Bruker, Shimadzu and Waters Mass Spectrometers.
IonSense products are distributed in the USA by IonSense, JEOL & GenTech Scientific; in Europe by KR Analytical Ltd; in China, Hong Kong & Taiwan by ASPEC Technologies; in Japan by AMR Inc.
Immunolab is a German immunodiagnostic company with more than two decades of experience in the fields of in-vitro diagnostics and food safety. Our aim is to provide safe and reliable test systems for the detection and quantification of vitamins, antibiotics, hormones, mycotoxins and allergens in food and feed. To this end, Immunolab offers a broad range of versatile ELISA test kits and immunoaffinity columns for use with the most prevalent matrices examined today.
KR Analytical are suppliers of ambient Ion sources including DART, AP-MALDI and ASAP. We also provide MALDI Image preparation equipment from SunChrom, Chemyx syringe pumps and AMS nitrogen generators.
DART enables rapid analysis of samples without the need for chromatography, thus increasing sample throughput. An ideal technique for food safety analysis it can also be used for screening samples such as urine, blood and hair. Unlike conventional techniques, food analysis by DART delivers results in a very short time as there is no need for sample preparation or chromatography.
AP-MALDI gives your existing LC-MS the capability to perform standard MALDI experiment or imaging MALDI at a fraction of the cost of a dedicated MALDI-MS instrument. We have a dedicated team of highly knowledgeable people who can help you with your applications based in our offices in the UK.
LECO Separation Science is world recognised for leading advanced technologies in TOF MS and Comprehensive Chromatographic performance. Delivering the highest quality Chromatographic Resolution and Mass Spectrometry into laboratories throughout Europe and the Globe. LECO offers guidance and shares premium in-house knowledge from our dedicated and educated team to consult your analytical needs.
LGC Standards is a global producer and distributor of reference materials and proficiency testing schemes. We have a network of dedicated sales offices extending across 20 countries in 5 continents and 30+ years experience in the distribution of reference materials, and unparalleled breadth of ISO Guide 34 accredited reference material production facilities at 5 sites across the UK, the US and Germany. LGC offers an extensive range of reference standards for the food and beverage sector industry including:
  • food constituents & natural products - sugars, carotenoids, amino acids & vitamins
  • food additives - preservatives, antioxidants, sweeteners & colourings
Neogen Europe has been developing and supplying diagnostic kits and expert services to determine the quality and safety of food and agricultural products since 1998.
Neogen offers on-site diagnostic kits and laboratory testing services to detect mycotoxins, marine and other natural toxins, speciation and allergens as well as a wide range of products for traditional and rapid microbiology, pathogens and spoilage organisms. Neogen also offers a complete hygiene monitoring system.
Ocean Optics is the inventor of the world’s first miniature spectrometer and a global leader in UV-Vis, NIR and Raman spectroscopy for research, life sciences, food and agriculture, education and OEM applications. Ocean Optics’ extensive line of complementary technologies includes spectrometers, light sources, chemical sensors, optical fibers, thin film coatings, software and complete system integration.
Ocean Optics is focused on helping the food and beverage industry leverage spectroscopy to measure quality, ensure consistency and authenticate real vs. fraudulent products. Ocean Optics modular approach offers the advantages of small, robust portable equipment ideal for monitoring crops or measurements in challenging real world environments.
PerkinElmer is a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment. Our dedicated team of 7,700 employees worldwide are passionate about providing customers with an unmatched experience as they help solve critical issues in human and environmental health. Our innovative detection, imaging, informatics and service capabilities, combined with deep market knowledge and expertise, help customers gain greater insights into their science to better protect our environment, our food supply and the health of our families.
Phenomenex is a global technology leader committed to developing novel analytical chemistry solutions that solve the separation and purification challenges of researchers in industrial, government and academic laboratories. Phenomenex’s core technologies include products for liquid chromatography, gas chromatography, sample preparation, bulk purification chromatographic media, and chromatography accessories and equipment.
Randox Food develop and manufacture revolutionary food screening products with the drive to improve global food security. With powerful multiplex screening solutions applicable to a vast range of laboratory and testing facilities, Randox Food provide a complimentary range of drug residue ELISAs, biochip arrays and analyser platforms.
With over 30 years’ experience in the diagnostic market, Randox Food offer an innovative and globally trusted test portfolio of drug residue screening of antimicrobials, growth promoting hormones and drugs of abuse in Meat & Seafood, egg, urine, honey, wine and mycotoxins in feed and grain.
Markes International manufactures instrumentation for detecting trace-level volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds. Markes has a well-deserved reputation for its expertise in the field of thermal desorption, and has recently gained recognition for its innovative, high-performance BenchTOF™ range of time-of-flight mass spectrometers for GC.
R-Biopharm AG (Darmstadt, Germany) is a globally leading provider of analytical test kits and innovative analytic systems for clinical diagnostics as well as for food and feed analysis. The company has a network of 21 international affiliated companies in Australia, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Latin America, US and over 100 international distributors. R-Biopharm helps customers from trade, industry and government institutions to find answers and solutions to current analytical challenges.
A leading innovator of chromatography solutions, Restek has been developing products and services to monitor the quality of air, water, soil, food, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and petroleum products since 1985. Our experts have diverse areas of specialization and close relationships with government agencies, international regulators, academia, and instrument manufacturers.
Romer Labs® is a leading provider of diagnostic solutions to ensure the highest quality standards at all stages of the food chain. Romer Labs® products and services address the entire agriculture and food value chain from screening at the producing farms to highly sophisticated reference laboratories. The company’s broad range of innovative diagnostic tests and professional services play a pivotal role in integrated food safety approaches. The fundamental objective of Romer Labs® is to provide scientifically sound, high-quality products and services in our fully accredited laboratories for „Making the World’s Food Safer®“.
SCIENION AG provides systems and services for the contact-free printing of biological and chemical agents for diagnostics, plant and food analytics and research.
Addressing the dynamically increasing needs for miniaturization and multiplex analyses, SCIENION offers a unique technology portfolio that has been consequently expanded over one decade. SCIENION’s dispensers allow for precise drop spotting in the pico- to micro-liter range and are optimally suited for microarray based analytics.
SCIEX helps to improve the world we live in by enabling scientists and laboratory analysts to find answers to the complex analytical challenges they face. The company's global leadership and world-class service and support in the capillary electrophoresis and liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry industry have made it a trusted partner to thousands of the scientists and lab analysts worldwide who are focused on basic research, drug discovery and development, food and environmental testing, forensics and clinical research. With over 40 years of proven innovation, SCIEX excels by listening to and understanding the ever-evolving needs of its customers to develop reliable, sensitive and intuitive solutions that continue to redefine what is achievable in routine and complex analysis.
Shimadzu as a worldwide leading manufacturer of analytical instrumentation provides essential tools for quality control of consumer goods and articles of daily use, in health care as well as in all areas of environmental and consumer protection. Since 140 years, Shimadzu has been at the service of science ensuring precise, reliable diagnoses and analyses in food, chemistry, pharmacy and medicine. Shimadzu´s innovative solutions in field of atomic- and molecular spectroscopy, chromatography, mass spectrometry and material testing ensure the highest level of food quality and food safety.
Sigma-Aldrich is a global manufacturer of quality chemicals and reagents. The company also offers key products and their applications required for food testing labs, including Certified Reference Materials, supporting you with quality products from sample prep to separation.
Visit us Booth#5 and discover our innovative products for the analysis of pesticides residues and persistent organic pollutant in fatty and oily matrices.
SPEX Europe is the European division of the SPEX CertiPrep Group and provides local support and enable scientists across the EMEA region to make our region a healthier, cleaner and safer place.
We help our customers in developing new therapeutic products, providing safe and traceable foods, solve complex analytical issues, remediate contaminated land, research new materials and optimise laboratory throughput.
Spex Europe’s major brands SPEX CertiPrep, Spex SamplePrep and Katanax have been providing excellence in innovation, quality and reliability for over 60 years.
Spex manufactures Certified Reference Materials for a variety of analytical techniques such as AA, IC, ICP, ICP-MS, GC, GC-MS, HPLC, LC-MS. We can offer custom made solutions based on your lab’s individual needs. All Spex CRMs are Certified by UL-DQS for ISO 9001 and accredited by A2LA for ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO Guide 34 with the most comprehensive scope in the Industry.
We also manufacture superior sample preparation laboratory equipment: a range of high quality mills, tissue homogenisers, cell lysers, true cryogenic mills and electric fluxers that have become the industry standard for reliability and durability being used in a variety of analytical techniques including XRF, GC-MS, ICP, PCR and QuEChERS.
Spex Europe offers products of unrivalled performance; comprehensive application advice; excellent product support; and works in collaboration with highly trained distributors who are experts in their own markets, to ensure the highest levels of customer service.
As a result Spex Europe strives to make sure that all products are used effectively to deliver reliable, high quality analytical results leading to Better Science, thereby making the world a better place…..
Since 1994 Tecna has developed, produced and commercialized screening test kits for the analysis of chemical contaminants in food and feedstuffs. Tecna main activities are focused on the detection of drug residues and hormones, mycotoxins and allergens. Various technologies are implemented, from classical microplate immunoassays to receptor assays, immunochromatographic rapid tests on strip and the new master-curve calibrated enzyme immunoassays. The mission of the company is to provide fit-for-purpose, reliable and versatile analytical kits to its heterogeneous clientele, granting a complete port-folio of products and services. Trainings, classes, workshops, start-ups are scheduled every year to support customers and partners in learning about the correct application and validation of screening methods.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.
Unisensor is a Belgian biotech company strongly active in the agro-food industry. Since 1997, Unisensor has been developing rapid testing solutions for food safety.
We have built a strong expertise in the detection of contaminants by means of a unique multiplexing approach. Through our global expansion, Unisensor is more than a supplier of diagnostic tests. We have become a major player in the development of advanced technologies that ensure the quality and safety of food around the world.
Our main activity consists of designing advanced and innovative diagnostic tools. They are appropriate, very simple to use and accessible to everybody. Whether the farmer, laboratory and industry, we want to be responsive to their needs. These activities then form our goal, to be more than just a diagnostic manufacturer: take the opportunity to become even closer to the final user.
UCT is always at the forefront of sample preparation and chromatography technology. The company’s wide range of reproducible SPE sorbents and HPLC columns provide scientists consistent results. UCT is committed to ensuring customer satisfaction; delivering top quality products, and unmatched technical support. For the food industry UCT was one of the first companies to commercialize QuEChERS products and is still a global leader in this technique, with the broadest selection of these products.
The VGA-100 is a patented and proprietary universal mass-sensitive gas chromatography detector which provides both qualitative and quantitative date through VUV absorption technology. The strong absorption of gas phase molecules in the VUV provide excellent sensitivity and the compound-specific absorption spectra provide unparalleled selectivity.
Waters Corporation, the premium brand in the analytical instruments industry, creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering practical and sustainable scientific innovation to enable significant advancements in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality worldwide. Bringing keen understanding and deep experience to those responsible for laboratory infrastructure and performance, Waters helps customers make profound discoveries, optimize laboratory operations, deliver product performance, and ensure regulatory compliance. Pioneering a connected portfolio of separations and analytical science, laboratory informatics, mass spectrometry, as well as thermal analysis, Waters’ technology breakthroughs and laboratory solutions provide an enduring platform for customer success. Learn more at www.waters.com.
FMS – Fluid Management Systems:
New generation of low cost automated Extraction, Sample clean up and concentration for rapid detection of Dioxins, PCBs, Pesticides, BFRs, PAHs and PFCs in food, water and beverages
RESOLUTION Microbial genotyping system is a rapid confirmatory tool that performs molecular strain typing of pathogens such as Salmonella, Listeria and BIG 7 STECs directly from enriched culture in less than 5 hours, no isolate is required. There are over 1000 strains of pathogens in Resolution library
Is an ISO17025 certified analytical laboratory which provides the EconoLab a Rapid start up, low cost, turnkey fully automated, laboratory of any size from a small Drinking Water lab to large Food Safety Lab to detect chemicals and pathogens.