Industry News: Rigaku to Sponsor 24th Congress & General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography

10 Apr 2017


Rigaku Corporation is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 24th Congress & General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr), to be held August 21- 28, 2017 in Hyderabad, India. The program will consist of 3 plenaries, 40 keynotes, 119 microsymposia, regular and e-posters, commercial exhibits, satellite meetings, workshops and official meetings of the IUCr.

As the sole Diamond Sponsor, Rigaku is committed to building a better working environment and making a meaningful difference by contributing to the development and promotion of all aspects of crystallography. Rigaku will also be sponsoring or participating in a number of special events at the Assembly.

The IUCr is a scientific union in compliance with the International Council for Science (ICSU). Its objectives are to promote international cooperation in crystallography, to promote international publication of crystallographic research, to facilitate standardization of methods, units, nomenclatures and symbols, and to form a focus for the relations of crystallography to other sciences.

A global leader in analytical X-ray technology, Rigaku offers instrumentation and software for macromolecular and chemical crystallography, X-ray fluorescence, general purpose X-ray diffraction and small angle X-ray scattering.