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WEBINAR:  Mastering Quality Control: The Power of FT-IR/NIR and Raman Spectroscopy for Pharmacopeia Compliance

29 Sep 2023
3.00-4.30pm SGT | Online

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Topic Breakdown:

  1. Introducing the Infrared (IR) technique and how today’s technological improvements support its application in Pharma Industry (20 min) by Mr. Mario Eck (Bruker Germany)
  2. Introducing the complimentary technique, Raman, and how today’s handheld Raman technology ensures user safety and enhances measurement reliability (20 min) by Dr. Felix Fromm (Bruker Germany)
  3. FT-NIR for Content Uniformity and Process Analytical Control (PAT) (20 min) by Dr. Mui Saranwong (Bruker Germany)
  4. The development of today’s software in compliance of Pharma Industry (15 min) by Dr. Felix Fromm (Bruker Germany)
  5. Q&A (10 min) hosted by Mrs. Li Yuan (Bruker Singapore)

Content Overview:

In this webinar, participants will gain valuable insights into Infrared (IR) and Raman technologies tailored for the Pharma Industry. The session will commence with an introduction to the IR technique and how recent technological improvements have supported its application in Pharma Industry. Additionally, attendees will explore the complimentary Raman technique and discover how the handheld product offers rapid and reliable results. The webinar will also shed light on FT-NIR technology, especially its role in ensuring content uniformity and facilitating Process Analytical Control (PAT) in Pharma manufacturing. Finally, the session will emphasize how the development of software ensures compliance of these products with the stringent requirements of the Pharma Industry, showcasing their adherence to quality standards and regulations.

Led by:

Mario Eck, Business Development Manager FT-IR Spectroscopy, Bruker Germany

Mr. Mario Eck has a master’s degree in chemistry, specializing in Technical Chemistry. He serves as research associate at the Exhaust Gas Center Karlsruhe since 2017. In 2022, he joined Bruker as a Business Development Manager for the ALPHA II. With over 5 years of experience in FT-IR spectroscopy, he possesses a deep understanding of this analytical technique and its application.

Dr. Mui Saranwong, NIR & Process Business Development Manager, Southeast Asia and Japan, Bruker Germany

Dr. Saranwong has more than 20 years’ experience on Near Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy. She started her NIR work at National Food Research Institute in Japan in 2000; then move to Bruker to support NIR business since 2011. Her expertise covers wide area from food and agriculture to Pharmaceutical, Biology and Chemistry. She also received honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Vaasa, Finland on Technology. Her works at Bruker now covering research and development, quality control and online/inline applications. On top of that, she has been honorary Secretary for the International Council for Near Infrared Spectroscopy (ICNIRS) for more than 10 years.

Dr. Felix Fromm, Application Manager Handheld & FT-Raman, Bruker Germany

Dr. Felix Fromm holds a PhD in the field of solid-state physics with a specialization on Raman spectroscopy. Since joining Bruker in 2015 as an application manager for the handheld Raman spectroscopy, he has accumulated over 15 years of experience in this field. His extensive background in Raman spectroscopy, combined with his role as a Pharma expert, greatly supports the Validation team at Bruker.

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