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NOV 17 - 18 2020

Merck's Food and Beverage Days

Merck’s Food and Beverage Days starting November 17!

Calling all food heroes to join us for a free two day online event to share knowledge around Food and Beverage regulations, chemical and microbiological testing, and lab innovations. You will have access to webinars, live chats with technology specialists and recorded product demonstrations, so you can continue to learn, grow and stay motivated.

We want to THANK our food heroes for all that you are doing to continue to put food on our tables during this difficult time. We stand together even while apart.


The event will include virtual booths centered around:

  • Microbiology
  • Chemical analysis
  • Lab Water solutions
  • Digital Lab productivity
  • R&D


Join us at a time of your convenience to learn more about how Merck’s food and beverage solutions can help you with your critical testing and innovative lab solution needs. Along the way you will find opportunities to win prizes while exploring this exciting event, begin with registering today.


We look forward to staying connected with you virtually!
 


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  • Fast efficient and cost effective chromatographic solutions for HPLC in the Food & Beverages industry
    NOV 18, 2020 12:00 PM CET
    Fast efficient and cost effective chromatographic solutions for HPLC in the Food & Beverages industry
    Martin Finkbeiner
    Field Marketing Manager Instrumental Analytics
  • Reliable Certified Reference Materials for Food Testing
    NOV 18, 2020 10:30 AM CET
    Reliable Certified Reference Materials for Food Testing
    Matthias Nold, PhD
    Product Manager Reference Materials
  • How to choose the best-adapted water quality for your food and beverage tests
    Nov 17, 2020 3:00 PM CET
    How to choose the best-adapted water quality for your food and beverage tests
    Estelle Riché, PhD
    Global Application Specialist, Milli-Q® Lab Water Solutions, Merck KGaA
  • Sample Preparation for Photometric Analysis for Food & Beverage Industries
    Nov 17, 2020 2:00 PM CET
    Sample Preparation for Photometric Analysis for Food & Beverage Industries
    Gunter Decker
    Senior Manager, Merck KGaA
  • NOV 17, 2020 12:00 PM CET
    Would you like to achieve tangible time, cost and quality advantages in your lab and across your larger organization?
    Oliver Jahns
    Field Application Specialist
    Claudia Schwarz
    Field Application Specialist
  • ISO 11133 Culture Media Quality Assurance - Latest Updates and Practical Lab Tips
    NOV 17, 2020 10:30 AM CET
    ISO 11133 Culture Media Quality Assurance - Latest Updates and Practical Lab Tips
    Barbara Gerten
    Senior Scientist at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Speakers

  • Barbara Gerten
    Senior Scientist at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
    Biography

      Barbara Gerten is a microbiologist with many years of industry experience who has been at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, since 2008. She is a member of several ISO/CEN committees including ISO Working Groups e.g. “Culture Media” and “Quality control of membrane filters” and she is also Chair of the German DIN NAL Working Group “Microbiology in the Food Chain”.

    • Oliver Jahns
      Field Application Specialist
      Biography

        Merck has initiated an enterprise wide digitization initiative. As a result the Life Science business has created “connected lab” as a promise Ventures, which has the goal to deliver digital tools to increase efficiency on lab processes, reduce motion waste and help relieving pain and cost from managing unstructured data. This offers a unique opportunity to serve our customers, while being digitally present throughout their problem solving journey and bring them closer to the digital business transformation they might striving for

        Dr. Oliver Jahns and Claudia Schwarz both hold a degree in Biology / Biochemistry and work as field application specialist within the connected lab promise venture.

      • Martin Finkbeiner
        Field Marketing Manager Instrumental Analytics
        Biography

          Diploma in Biochemistry from Free University in Berlin/Germany

          Dr. rer nat (PhD equivalent) at Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry in Munich/Germany

          Postdoc at WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon/France

          With Merck since 2007 in various positions

        • Matthias Nold, PhD
          Product Manager Reference Materials
          Biography

            Matthias Nold finished his PhD studies in organic chemistry at the university of Basel switzerland in 2004. He joined Sigma-Aldrich Switzerland in 2008 as a product manager for analytical standards. Since 2016 he is a global product manager for reference materials at Merck with a special focus on reference materials for Food and Beverage Testing.

          • Claudia Schwarz
            Field Application Specialist
            Biography

              Merck has initiated an enterprise wide digitization initiative. As a result the Life Science business has created “connected lab” as a promise Ventures, which has the goal to deliver digital tools to increase efficiency on lab processes, reduce motion waste and help relieving pain and cost from managing unstructured data. This offers a unique opportunity to serve our customers, while being digitally present throughout their problem solving journey and bring them closer to the digital business transformation they might striving for

              Dr. Oliver Jahns and Claudia Schwarz both hold a degree in Biology / Biochemistry and work as field application specialist within the connected lab promise venture.
               

            • Gunter Decker
              Senior Manager, Merck KGaA
              Biography

                Member of the Scientific customer support team at Merck Life Science, specialist for Photometry, 35 years of experience in the field of environmental analysis, including 20 years in product management for photometry. Currently responsible for trainings, lectures, publications.

              • Estelle Riché, PhD
                Global Application Specialist, Milli-Q® Lab Water Solutions, Merck KGaA
                Biography

                  Dr. Estelle Riché holds an engineering degree in chemistry from ESCOM (France) and a PhD in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA). 

                  Prior to joining Merck KGaA fourteen years ago, she was an assistant professor in the School of Dentistry at UNC for four years. She is currently a Global Application Specialist for Milli-Q® Lab Water Solutions, based in Guyancourt, France. Her responsibilities include understanding the potential impact of water contaminants on the results of laboratory tests and providing support to scientists regarding the optimal use of purified water in their experiments.

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