We consult for companies around the globe, including USA, Canada, Europe, South Africa, India, Singapore and Australia. Through our expert witness work we ave also supported clients in other parts of Asia, such as Taiwan and Korea.
Scientific Update LLP also operates a world-renowned business, organising conferences and training courses for industrial chemists and chemical engineers in chemical development and scale-up and many other specialist topics in and around organic chemistry. This platform helps maintain our up-to-date knowledge of both the technical literature and needs of industry, giving us a unique and broad persepctive.
With a mail list of over 25,000 people, we are known by the majority of chemistry departments in the worldwide pharmaceutical and chemical industries.
Scientific Update LLP was founded and is owned by Dr Trevor Laird (previously head of Process Development at SmithKline and French). Trevor is also Editor-in-Chief of the international scientific journal entitled Organic Process Research and Development (OPRD), published by the American Chemical Society, and is one of the world’s foremost experts in process chemistry.
Helping Industry, Government and Academia
Our industrial clients range across many sectors of the chemical industry, including flavour and fragrance, polymers and pharmaceuticals. Within the pharmaceutical sector, we have provided advice and service to small/emerging biotechs and virtual pharma companies through to big pharma and generics companies.
We have also assisted companies such as CROs, CMOs and technology companies in a more strategic sense, for instance helping to define the scope of their offerings.
In addition, our unique position in the process chemistry community has led to numerous contracts with governments and with universities.