Training sessions for firms


Technology transfer and training for industry (courses provided in French only)


Chemists (technicians, engineers, supervisors) wanting to undertake peptide synthesis
Biologists or analysts with some basic knowledge of organic chemistry

  • Review the theory of peptide synthesis in solution and on supports
  • Be able to critically select a synthetic approach from the most recent strategies and methods for the synthesis of peptides and analogues
  • Be able to carry out a solid-state synthesis of a peptide
  • Be able to purify and analyse a peptide

> Where : Montpellier
> Laboratory: IBMM
> Equipment: Synbio3 Platform
> Training Coordinators: Gilles Subra, Pascal Verdié

8–11 March 2021

Preparative HPLC for the
purification of peptides

Engineers and technicians using phase liquid chromatography

  • Know the critical parameters and influencing factors in the process of peptide purification by HPLC (high pressure liquid chromatography)
  • Be able to optimize the purification protocol according to the defined criteria
  • Be able to apply a change of scale (analytical to preparative)

> Where : Montpellier
> Laboratory: IBMM
> Training Coordinators: Pascal Verdié, Luc Brunel

16–18 March 2021

Nanoparticular systems:
preparation and characterisation methods

Technicians, engineers, researchers in the pharmaceutic, cosmetic, environmental, chemical, agrifood industries

  • Acquire the state-of-the-art in polymer and lipid nanoparticle preparation techniques by bottom-up and top-down techniques
  • Be able to characterize nanoparticles in terms of size distribution (intensity, number and volume) and surface charge by DLS (dynamic light scattering) coupled with zetametry
  • Know how to determine the concentration of nanoparticles by NTA (individual monitoring of nanoparticles)
  • Highlight the complementarity between DLS and NTA on the characterization of synthetic or natural nanoparticles, both mono- or multi-dispersed

> Where : Montpellier
> Laboratory: ICGM
> Training Coordinators: Sylvie Bégu, Marie Morille, Philippe Legrand

24–26 March 2021

Mechanochemistry for
green synthetic chemistry

Technicians, engineers, researchers

  • Understand the fundamental principals of mechanochemistry
  • Apply mechanochemistry in the context of green syntheses
  • Acquire the state-of-the-art based on academic and industrial developments in the application of mechanochemistry to reactions
  • Be capable of carrying out a reaction by mechanochemical methods

> Where : Montpellier
> Laboratory: IBMM
> Training Coordinators: Frédéric Lamaty, Thomas-Xavier Métro, Xavier Bantreil

10–11 March 2021

Coatings by sol-gel synthesis :
preparation and industrial applications

Technicians and engineers working in the area of coatings: research, development and production

  • Learn about the preparation and industrial applications of coatings obtained by sol-gel methods
  • Master the chemical fundamentals of the sol-gel process
  • Be able to prepare, on the lab scale, a coating using the sol-gel process
  • Understand the correlation between the coating’s functional properties and its morphology and structural characteristics

> Where : Toulouse
> Equipment: Tools for the preparation of the sol and its deposition on the substrate; optical 3D microscope; scanning electron microscope; tribometer
> Laboratory : CIRIMAT
> Training Coordinator : Marie Gressier

26–28 May 2021

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