Informulation: Design Principles for Future Formulations 

When: Thursday 3rd October 2013  

Where: CSEC, James Clerk Maxwell Building, King’s Building Campus, University of Edinburgh, EH9 3JZ

(Deadline for registration and 1:1 meeting bookings is midnight Monday 30th September.  Register before Thursday 26th September to be included in the Delegate booklet.)

The Edinburgh Complex Fluids Partnership (ECFP) welcomes you to our event website where you can register to attend our FREE event and submit a summary of a pitch or poster you would like to deliver.  If you are interested in attending 15 minute 1:1 meetings with other participants please ensure your profile is complete and clearly state what expertise, products etc. you offer.

Understanding the interplay of function, structure, interactions and dynamics in multicomponent mixtures will be essential for informed design of future formulations.  At this event, you will learn about current research at Edinburgh on design principles for new soft materials and will share ideas and technical opportunities with scientists from academic and industrial backgrounds.  Will will cover topics such as multicomponent material rheology, stabilization of interface, gel formation and stability, protein and peptide self-assembly and microbes in complex fluid environments. 


At Informulation we invite you to:

  •  Learn about research that will influence the design of future formulations
  •  Network with academics and businesses across all sectors
  •  Present your product, business idea, technical challenges or research interests
  • Enjoy in-depth 1:1 meetings with academics or potential business partners
  • Discover the facilities and expertise available at the University of Edinburgh
  • Learn about funding opportunities for collaborative work

Cross pollination of solutions across sectors will enable your business to flourish.  Collaboration will increase the scope of your market.  Sharing challenges will influence future directions for academic research. 

The Centre for Science at Extreme Conditions (CSEC) is located in the Erksine Williamson building, adjacent to the James Clerk Maxwell Building (JCMB), and located at King's Buildings.  To reach King's Buildings please follow the pages on travel guidance and then use the map to find CSEC.  Parking is available nearby - when you register please request a parking permit if you plan to arrive by car.

If you need assistance please check our FAQ guide. If you do not find the answer there please email: or contact us on 0131 651 7687.