Britest is a leading exponent of whole process design for the chemical, pharma and other process manufacturing industries.
Our suite of proprietary tools help users define, structure, and translate working knowledge into process understanding. Expert facilitation, mentoring and training allow organisations to embed this approach to derive tangible business value. Our members share knowledge and dilute research risk through a unique collaborative ethos,defining and delivering innovative solutions to key process and manufacturing challenges.
A Britest methodology to support the optimisation of changeover/cleaning processes was used to help FUJIFILM Imaging Colorants address capacity constraints. Improvements to significantly time-consuming steps, and opportunities for improvements to existing CIP equipment were identified, along with a more ambitious opportunity to reduce the cleaning cycle time from 2-3 days to 12 hours through targeted use of a key cleaning solvent.READ MORE
As 2017 draws to a close, Britest's CEO Gareth Jenkins provides a timely reflection on the interwoven paths trodden towards widespread adoption of continuous manufacturing by the chemicals industry, and the development of the Britest toolkit for capturing and improving process understanding. Over the last few years, Britest has developed and applied a number of support tools for multiple-criterion based business decision making, and 2018 will see more case studies emerging,READ MORE
Research arising from the EU's 7th Framework Programme’s SYNFLOW project on which Britest collaborated has resulted in a new, peer-reviewed publication describing a conceptual design study for a butadiene telomerization process.READ MORE
At the core of Britest is a dedicated team of Britest support specialists. Experts in Britest tools and study methods, they are also skilled facilitators, communicators, and mentors - in short all the back up your product and process development teams need to maximise the benefits.
An experienced senior business manager with a proven track record of growing chemical sciences based businesses, Gareth's passion for process excellence drives Britest forward.
An experienced industrial chemist, consultant and trainer, equally fascinated by people and processes, John brings bring a personable and flexible approach to technical communications within the Britest community, and in support of dissemination and exploitation activities in our collaborative research projects.
Emma's organisational skills and tireless commitment to customer satisfaction, acquired in the demanding environment of world class hospitality provision, are put to work ensuring that the administration of Britest's events, meetings, and training goes without a hitch. If you need it, Emma can sort it.