Android apps developments: Current and future outlook- 2019

Today not only smartphones are must but also people need smart apps. Android is one such platform which gives freedom to experiment with the same app in many environments for ex. smartphones, wearables, TVs etc. In today’s scenario people give preference to apps over a website, considering this interest and huge demand almost every hour

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By Erik J. Brink
Erik J. Brink
Android apps developments: Current and future outlook- 2019

Tuesday

Feb 12

2019

Complying with FDA Regulations for Food Contact Materials Made Easy

The FDA Regulations for food contact are contained in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Chapter 21 Parts 170 to 199.  This is a compendium of all the successful Food Additive petitions the FDA received from 1958 to 1999.  Each regulation deals with a separate topic or material type and the substances listed are cleare

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By Nick KERNOGHAN
Nick KERNOGHAN
Complying with FDA Regulations for Food Contact Materials Made Easy

Thursday

Jan 31

2019

Hybrid-Silanes: Practical approach to improve your existing and new formulations

Imagine the problem of making a bond between two substrates or sealing a gap or protecting materials or enhancing fillers by a coating. The coating or bond should be strong enough, but on the other hand, applying the material should happen easily. You could do by different ways; solvent borne, water borne, molten state etc. But you could t

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By Johan GORIS
Johan GORIS
Hybrid-Silanes: Practical approach to improve your existing and new formulations

Thursday

Dec 06

2018

Highlights on 2018 popular cosmetic claims- How to support them by objective in vitro and In-vivo methods?

With non-stop product launches and a never-ending stream of trends born on social media, the beauty industry thrives on newness, but some movements are very significant. This year may have kick started the anti-pollution stance in beauty, and saw probiotic products and blue light protection ingredients reaching the market. Cosmetic claims

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By Jeremie NESTOR
Jeremie NESTOR
Highlights on 2018 popular cosmetic claims- How to support them by objective in vitro and In-vivo methods?

Wednesday

Oct 31

2018

EU Food Contact Legislation – Where Are We and Where are We Going?

The European Commission started harmonizing food contact legislation in the mid-1970’s. Over the following years up to 2011 steady, if unspectacular, progress was made with the development of legislation covering the general framework and GMP for all materials and the specific cases of plastics, recycled plastics, active and intelligent

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By Nick KERNOGHAN
Nick KERNOGHAN
EU Food Contact Legislation – Where Are We and Where are We Going?

Thursday

Oct 18

2018

Stability Testing And Prediction Of Cosmetic Formulation: How To Avoid Stability Failures?

Stability is one of the first conditions that have to be respected when one wishes to develop new Cosmetics products. The purpose of stability testing cosmetic products is to ensure that a new or modified product meets the intended physical, chemical and microbiological quality standards as well as functionality and aesthetics when stored

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By Jeremie NESTOR
Jeremie NESTOR
Stability Testing And Prediction Of Cosmetic Formulation: How To Avoid Stability Failures?

Wednesday

Jun 06

2018

PSA Formulation Optimization, Selection and Influence of Plasticizers, Tackifiers and polymers

This training will try to reveal the working of a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) and how we can reach the right properties by using tackyfiers, plasticizers and polymers. A pressure-sensitive adhesive can be made from different materials. It can be water based, solvent based, 100%-solid based, like a hot melt, UV/EB-cured, silane cured,

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By Johan GORIS
Johan GORIS
PSA Formulation Optimization, Selection and Influence of Plasticizers, Tackifiers and polymers

Wednesday

May 16

2018

MS excel: Smart tips to use it effectively- updated

Most users are under-utilizing Excel and could be saving minutes every day if they know some of the many useful and handy tips. Excel has the basic features of all spreadsheets, using a grid of cells arranged in numbered rows and letter-named columns to organize data manipulations like arithmetic operations. It has programming aspect as we

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By Erik J. Brink
Erik J. Brink
MS excel: Smart tips to use it effectively- updated

Tuesday

May 08

2018

Advanced Cosmetics Formulation: Micro and Nano-emulsions, Highly Concentrated & LC Emulsions, Low Energy Preparation Methods

Most of the cosmetic formulations that are actually sold on the market are based on emulsion technology. Knowledge in colloidal science and phase diagram studies are very powerful tools that give extremely valuable help to formulate innovative formulations based on other kind of dispersions such as nano-emulsions, microemulsions, highly co

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By Jeremie NESTOR
Jeremie NESTOR
Advanced Cosmetics Formulation: Micro and Nano-emulsions, Highly Concentrated & LC Emulsions, Low Energy Preparation Methods

Thursday

Apr 12

2018

Agricultural land management for better productivity

It is absolutely true that if we do proper land management we can achieve far better results in terms of productivity even in minimum resources. Proper land management is a science based calculation performed after analysis of the land and climate changes. We need to consider the water quality issues, land and nutrient management strategie

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By Murli P. Ramachandran
Murli P. Ramachandran
Agricultural land management for better productivity

Tuesday

Apr 03

2018

Polyethylene: Expert Advice on Formulation & Failure Analysis to Achieve Best Performances

Polyethylene resins are the largest volume plastic material used worldwide, approximately 80 million metric tons. In spite of a rather simple structure, polyethylene is a relatively diverse material used in a wide range of applications. One of the things that make polyethylene unique is the variation in structure, resulting different classes of pol

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By Jeffrey A. Jansen
Jeffrey A. Jansen
Polyethylene: Expert Advice on Formulation & Failure Analysis to Achieve Best Performances

Thursday

Mar 29

2018

How to be an engaging presenter?

Anyone can become an engaging speaker, all you need the confidence to in yourself that yes, whatever you are saying is true in all aspects and is practical in professional life. In order to be great speaker you need to understand the perspective of your audience and know what they want to listen. In the academic world, people give talks al

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By Francesco Rodriguez
Francesco Rodriguez
How to be an engaging presenter?

Tuesday

Mar 13

2018

Barrier Films for Food Packaging Applications: Technology Updates To Meet Strict Regulatory Standards

Today Emerging food packaging applications have lead to stricter requirements for the packages that contain the food products. Among these needs, improved barrier films for the construction of the actual packages are one of the growing areas that are demanding attention.  An improvement in the barrier features leads to an enhancem

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By Mark DeMEUSE
Mark DeMEUSE
Barrier Films for Food Packaging Applications: Technology Updates To Meet Strict Regulatory Standards

Thursday

Mar 08

2018

High Temperature Polymers: Smart Selection Criteria & Quick Technology Updates

High temperature polymers are polymers that meet higher requirements than standard or engineering polymers. They are more expensive and generally used in smaller amounts.  For many years, their use has been very limited to specialized applications in area like aerospace and defense fields.  In fact, many high temperature polymers

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By Mark DeMEUSE
Mark DeMEUSE
High Temperature Polymers: Smart Selection Criteria & Quick Technology Updates

Thursday

Jan 25

2018

Formulate Halogen-Free Flame Retardant, Low Hazard & Low Smoke Polymer Compounds

With the increased demand for safety and health hazards, companies are now developing materials that are non-hazardous, safe and flame retardant. It is now understood that smoke and poisonous fumes can be a greater risk to lives than that of fire alone. This training focuses on how to  formulate a low hazard, safe and halogen free

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By Francesco Vallorani
Francesco Vallorani
Formulate Halogen-Free Flame Retardant, Low Hazard & Low Smoke Polymer Compounds

Tuesday

Dec 19

2017

Solidification of Hot Melts: Formulation Insight, Quick fix & Best Practices

Hot melt is made from a mixture of different thermoplastic materials. A hot melt is liquid when hot. But a hot melt needs to harden to form a bond, which happens when it cools down. Different mechanisms exists in the setting process of a hot melt. Physically cross links are formed by crystallization, micro-separation, hydrogen bonding. In

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By Johan GORIS
Johan GORIS
Solidification of Hot Melts: Formulation Insight, Quick fix & Best Practices

Thursday

Nov 16

2017

Using DMA (Dynamic Mechanical Analysis) to Optimize Present & Future Polymer Formulations

Dynamic Mechanical Analysis, or DMA, is seeing an increasing popularity among people that are interested in the characterization of polymers. Due to its very high level of sensitivity it can be used to detect transitions and events that are not easily observed with other polymer characterization techniques. As such, it can be effectively u

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By Mark DeMEUSE
Mark DeMEUSE
Using DMA (Dynamic Mechanical Analysis) to Optimize Present & Future Polymer Formulations

Wednesday

Oct 25

2017

Cosmetic Claims Decoded How To Be Smart For Quick Approvals & Avoid False Claims

European and U.S. authorities are more concerned about believable but unsubstantiated claims, although U.S. officials are regarded as more aggressive. Cosmetic claims are best tools and usually used to market the final product. Sometime there is a very thin line between a cosmetic product and a drug, and it becomes confusing while approach

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By OT Team Author
OT Team Author
Cosmetic Claims Decoded How To Be Smart For Quick Approvals & Avoid False Claims

Thursday

Jun 01

2017

Defoamers: Performance Optimization

In industrial processes, foams pose serious problems. They cause defects on surface coatings, causing issues in process or performance. Even without direct system impact, the presence of foam could result in a negative perception of system quality. In this training instructor will focus on the root causes of foam, best solutions and what m

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By OT Team Author
OT Team Author
Defoamers: Performance Optimization

Tuesday

May 30

2017

Surfactants Smart Selection For Your Cosmetic Formulations & Best Practices

Surfactants are some of the most versatile ingredients in skin care, playing numerous roles in cosmetic formulations. Different types of surfactants are found in facial cleansers, soaps, body washes, shampoos and emulsions, they work by becoming imbedded in both oil and water substances. It is said somewhere that in order to become a succe

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By OT Team Author
OT Team Author
Surfactants Smart Selection For Your Cosmetic Formulations & Best Practices

Tuesday

May 02

2017