Monthly Archives September 2016

Bio-based packaging for cosmetics

The packaging industry is fully committed to go green by choosing other raw materials such as biomass instead of fossil fuels. This is in fact the key message in the report published earlier this year “The new plastics Economy: Rethinking the future of plastics” of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. PET PET is a widely used plastic. A consortium of SMEs and research institutions have developed a unique process to produce high-performance PET from biomass. This BioPET100 is 100% bio-based and suitable for high-end applications, including cosmetics. During the 2nd Biobased Business Event on September 2016 in Emmen (The Netherlands) the
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Vacancy PhD student (M/F)

PhD student (M/F) Syncom invites applications for a PhD student who will work within the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network “Continuous Resolution and Deracemization of Chiral Compounds by Crystallization (CORE).” The CORE Network brings together 8 academic and 7 industrial partners from 6 European countries resulting in an unparalleled combination of chirality, synthesis and crystallization training and research covering the areas of Chemical Engineering, Chemistry and Applied Physics. The research objective of the CORE Network is to construct jointly a CORE Industrial Toolbox on Continuous Resolution that provides next generation tools, approaches and methods to industry for the development of
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Austin Chemical Company, Syncom and ChemConnection establish joint venture SynConnection LLC

Advancing health through connecting science  Austin Chemical Company Inc, a pharmaceutical procurement and logistics service provider announced today the joint venture with Syncom BV, a pharmaceutical contract synthesis company, and ChemConnection BV, a GMP licensed contact manufacturing company. The development of novel active pharmaceutical ingredients (NCEs, APIs) demands a broad range of specialized technologies that should be combined to enable the shortest development time to clinical evaluation. The SynConnection companies, each building upon decades of pharmaceutical development history, join forces providing optimal chemical contract development services for small- and mid-sized pharma and biotech companies. SynConnection offers specialized IND/IMPD enabling technologies
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Job opening: Analytical Chemist (M/F)

Syncom BV is a leading global Contract Research Organization. Since its incorporation in 1988 the company has specialized in the synthesis of active intermediates for the pharmaceutical industry. Syncom is operating one of the largest drug discovery & drug development laboratories in Europe. With a team of over 100 people we support leading pharma and biotech companies from Europe, USA and Asia with the development of their novel active pharmaceutical ingredients. As part of our expansion we currently have a fulltime (40hrs/week) opening for:   Analytical Chemist (M/F) Candidates for this position should at least have a BSc level education
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