This year’s Pittcon was adapted from its usual face-to-face format and held online as a virtual conference, for the first time in its history. The event promised to showcase the latest in laboratory science, while continuing to bring together top researchers and innovators to advance and facilitate scientific collaboration — something that’s needed more than ever during the ongoing pandemic.
Speakers at this year’s event covered topics from forensic toxicology to cannabis and public health, as well as talks on next-generation imaging and the chemistry of beer and brewing. Over 170 manufacturers exhibited their latest technological advances and products via virtual booths, demos and video presentations from technical experts.
Exhibitors included Thermo Fisher Scientific who showcased some of the latest LC-MS technologies and Shimadzu who introduced multiple advancements in high-performance chromatography. Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc. (ACD/Labs) highlighted products such as the Luminata software platform for process and analytical impurity control and presented solutions for data processing and interpretation, with talks from the company covering digital strategy, chromatographic simulation and 3D optimization.
In this news roundup, we pull together 12 of the top technology stories from the show.
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