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Spotlight on – Stuart White, Director of Sanondaf UK Ltd

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Company Name:

Sanondaf UK Ltd

Specialism:

Decontamination using dry fogging technique.  Sanondaf Ltd was set up to become a franchise model and operates in the UK and overseas.

How long have you been a S2C2 member:

I have been involved with the Society since 2014, and became Chairman at the turn of the year.

What does your business do:

Sanondaf have operated as a specialist decontamination company in
the industry since 2014, servicing a range of NHS, Laboratories and University clients.

Has anything changed for your business during the pandemic:

The business has become more widely recognised in the industry since March, with large infrastructure suppliers and government agencies contacting Sanondaf to use our services.  The business has experienced rapid growth in this time, meaning the introduction of six new business owners and the manufacture of 30 new foggers inline with demand.

What are the benefits of being a S2C2 member:

S2C2 is a benchmark for industry professionals to be associated with, being the only UK society to have ICCCS status.  Through membership I have gained knowledge which in turn has translated to new business ideas and contacts.

Sonovia launches face mask business in the UK

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Sonovia is launching its face masks in the UK.

In development for more than seven years, the masks have been proven to be over 90% effective against COVID-19, the company says. The patented technology infuses Zinc Oxide nanoparticles into the fabric, and is designed to boost both the masks’ sustainability and their efficacy.

While it’s easy to see why during a healthcare crisis, the environmental crisis takes a back seat, recent figures suggest damage caused by the volume unrecyclable masks being dumped across the UK is an environmental emergency waiting to happen, Sonovia says.

As the B2B distributor for Sonovia’s products in the UK, GlobalNPD says it aims to make “innovative frontier technologies” more accessible and help the world adjust to the post-COVID landscape.

Dr Jeevan Boyal, a director of GlobalNPD, said: “We’re proud to launch Sonovia’s masks into the UK market via GlobalNPD and hope that the products help businesses and consumers alike in adjusting to the new normal. We have seen the numerous reports of environmental impact of non-reusable masks, and if we continue ignoring it for much longer the impact will go beyond what can be repaired.

“Sonovia’s revolutionary technology took over seven years to develop because we were not willing to compromise on functionality or sustainability whilst keeping in mind our competitive price point and appeal to the B2B audience. Ultimately our mission is to bring frontier products led by superior technology to global audiences, and our roll out in the UK is the next piece of our puzzle.”

Cleanroom Conference UK | HPCi

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Cleanroom Conference Virtual

In response to the most recent UK government restrictions to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, HPCi Media, event organiser for the Cleanroom Technology Conference UK, India and Singapore and Manufacturing Chemist Live 2020, has made the decision to embark on a virtual conference to distribute the content from all four scheduled 2020 events.

All of the events, scheduled to take place later this year, will be incorporated into the extensive agenda of Cleanroom Conference Global, from regional specific content to retrieving insights and trends from that side of the globe.

Keep up to date with cleanroom standards and ensure compliance

The virtual conference will feature case studies, papers and presentations from cleanroom and contamination control experts covering topics such as Regulations & Standards (ISO 14644 & ISO 14698), Microbiology, Containment, Operation and Validation, Consumables, Clothing & PPE, Cleanroom Design, Safe Utility Usage.

A pharmaceutical stream will be introduced to the agenda from Manufacturing Chemist LIVE to incorporate the latest findings and trends in pharmaceutical processing with a focus on manufacturing and Highly Potent Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients.

The event will also provide the perfect platform for delegates to source products and services.

Industry expertise

The Cleanroom Technology Conference is organised by the leading international publication for cleanroom operators and contamination control specialists in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, food and high tech industries. Find out more >>

Life Sciences Users Group

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Involved with Data Integrity and Security While Meeting Regulatory Demands for Cleanrooms?

Let leading experts help you navigate through compliance requirements and demonstrate best practices in GMP-regulated environments.

See our Events page for more information

Beckman LSUG

S2C2 Training Courses – Spring 2020

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  • 19 February 2020 : Cleanroom Validation Testing Course
  • 20 February 2020 : Choosing & Validating a Garment System for Aseptic Applications
  • 20 February 2020 : Particle Counting
  • 21 February 2020 : Cleanroom Cleaning Course
  • 21 February 2020 : Cleanroom Behaviour Course

To book visit our Training Courses page and choose the course you are interested in.

Cleanroom Validation Testing Course a great success

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The recent Cleanroom validation testing course was a great success with attendees from all parts of Europe.
S2C2 are pleased to announce that they will be running this course again in 2020 – on Wednesday 19th February.
Visit our courses section to book your place now.

S2C2 training courses now available

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The society is very aware of the value of training and over the next few months and years we are planning to run courses that will go back to basics. In this mature industry some simple aspects of cleanroom procedures are not understood correctly and we want to address this.

We have revamped our website to make it more relevant and accessible to members. In addition to the variety of courses that are now available to book, over the coming months there will be news of these and future planned courses which will include hands on training given in local areas throughout the UK.
I have always been uncomfortable about certifying anyone. Attending a training course is one thing but giving them a certificate certifying they are competent to carry out complex procedures has never sat comfortably with me. True competence can only be gained over a period from on the job experience using a wide range of equipment and different techniques.

Jim Carmichael, Chairman

The Lab and Clean Room Show

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Arena MK, Milton Keynes, 26 November 2019

This gathering of over 1000 senior management from the UK’s leading cleanroom and laboratory sector offers an opportunity for lab and cleanroom operators, owners and designers to meet with suppliers and keep up-to-date with the latest industry innovations, best practice and new technology solutions in the lab and cleanroom sector.

Over 30 speakers and 50 exhibitors will inform and educate and inform the delegates who have network and listen to key note talks.

Discover innovation for the future of the laboratory industry

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Birmingham NEC, 30-31 October 2019

Lab Innovations is the UK’s largest annual trade exhibition dedicated to the entire laboratory industry, uniting +3,000 laboratory decision makers with +160 laboratory suppliers and manufacturers across all sectors.

Here you can source innovative new technologies, network with peers and earn CPD points in the free-to-attend conference programme. Supported by some of the UK’s top science institutions, it is a key event for powering the business of science.

If you’re looking to source new technologies, future-proof your laboratory, and learn how to keep laboratory procurement sustainable – this is a must-attend event for you!