Innovations in Encapsulation 2016

10 June 2016 09:30-18:00, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Topics include encapsulation of live bacteria, yeast biocapsules, applications to food pharmaceutical and agrochem markets. Companies represented include QinetiQ, National Formulation Centre, Aqdot, Revolymer and various academic institutions.

Sponsored by the SCI who will provide poster prizes.

Programme is as follows:-
09:00 – Registration

09:30 - Introduction

09:40 – Wilson Poon – Live bacteria in encapsulated in emulsion droplets

10:10 – Marijana Dragosavac – Loughborough University - Encapsulation by membrane emulsification

10:40 – Craig Duckham – CD R&D Consultancy Services Ltd – Yeast Biocapsules: More than just a carrier for food flavours

11:00 – Andrew Laing  - Short Presentation on QinetiQ programme - Additives to prevent the malicious use of consumer chemicals

11:10 - Coffee + exhibition and posters  

11:40 – Dimitris Charalampopoulos – Reading University – functional food – probiotic bacteria

12:00 – Darren Ragheb – Innovations in Encapsulation at the National Formulation Centre

12:30 - Lunch + exhibition and posters

13:30 – Gleb Sukhorukov – Biomedical materials - Queen Mary London

14:00 – Mira Buhecha – Brighton University -  Characterization of theophylline and budesonide encapsulated PLA nanoparticles.

14:20 – Roger Coulston – Aqdot – Novel polymer microcapsules formed by host-guest complexation and their potential for encapsulation.

14:45 – Paul Findlay – Revolymer – One-Pot Route to Liquid Encapsulation

15:10 - Coffee + exhibition and posters

15:30 – Paul Clegg - Edinburgh University – Secret life of Pickering emulsions

15:55 – Paula Felix De Castro and Dmitry G. Shchukin – Liverpool University -Encapsulation of Docosane into Polyurethane Microcapsules as Latent Phase-Change Materials for Thermal Energy Storage Devices

16:20 – Presentation of poster prizes by SCI – Richard Greenwood

16:30 - Sophie Latins – Chocolate Liqueurs

17:00 – Networking

18:00 – Close

  • Dr Craig Duckham PhD MSB FIFST, CD R&D Consultancy Services Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Prof Gleb Sukhorukov Professor of Biomedical Materials at Queen Mary University, United Kingdom
  • Dr Paul Clegg Reader in Soft Matter Physics at the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Dr Marijana Dragosavac lecturer in Chemical Engineering at Loughborough University, United Kingdom
  • Dr Dimitris Charalampopoulos Associate Prof. Reading University food and Nutritional Sci, United Kingdom
  • Prof Wilson Poon Prof Condensed Matter Physics University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

John McIntrye Conference Centre

Pentland Suite, John McIntrye Conference Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5 AY, United Kingdom

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