SPICA 2020

18th International Symposium on Preparative and Industrial Chromatography and Allied Techniques

 Lisbon, Portugal    October 27-30, 2020

SPICA History

The International Symposium on Preparative Chromatography and Allied techniques (SPICA) is an international multi-disciplinary forum for specialists active in all branches of fundamental research and practical applications of Preparative Separation Science in life and natural sciences, including corresponding areas of chemistry, biology, polymers and biotechnology.

Initially the meetings were called "PREP", later re-named "International Symposium on Preparative and Industrial Chromatography and Allied Techniques", under the acronym SPICA. The Symposium is held biennially in places within Europe.

So far the following European Symposia of this series have taken place:

  • SPICA 2018 - Darmstadt, Germany - Chair: E. Francotte
  • SPICA 2016 - Vienna, Austria - Chair: A. Jungbauer
  • SPICA 2014 - Basel, Switzerland - Chair: E. Francotte
  • SPICA 2012 - Brussels, Belgium - Chair: O. Ludemann-Hombourger
  • SPICA 2010 - Stockholm, Sweden - Chair: K. Larson
  • SPICA 2008 - Zurich, Switzerland - Chair M. Morbidelli
  • SPICA 2006 - Innsbruck, Austria - Chair A. Jungbauer
  • SPICA 2004 - Aachen, Germany - Chair: J. Dingenen
  • SPICA 2002 - Heidelberg, Germany - Chair: A. Seidel-Morgenstern
  • SPICA 2000 - Zürich, Switzerland - Chair: M. Morbidelli
  • SPICA 98 - Strasbourg, France - Chair: D. Tondeur
  • PREP'96 - Basel, Switzerland - Chair: E. Francotte
  • PREP'94 - Baden Baden, Germany - Chair: K. Unger
  • PREP'92 - Nancy, France - Chair: M. Perrut
  • PREP'90 - Ghent, Belgium - Chair: M. Verzele
  • PREP'88 - Baden Baden, Germany - Chair: K. Unger
  • PREP'86 - Paris, France - Chair: R. Rosset