Publications

As an innovation focused company, Britest actively promotes dissemination of  project outputs through publication and conference or meeting presentations.

The following is a list of publications and presentations given by Britest staff and members about the development and use of our tools and methodologies. 


Hodgett, RE (2015).  Comparison of multi-criteria decision-making methods for equipment selectionThe International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, available online.

Teoh, Soo Khean, Rathi, Chetankumar and Sharratt, Paul (2015). A practical assessment methodology for converting fine chemicals processes from batch to continuous, Organic Process Research & Development, 20(2), 414–431, 2016.



Fleet S (2014). Recent Developments in Modular Continuous Chemical Production. UK Flexible Manufacturing SIG Meeting London, 10 September 2014.

Gordon, CM, Peace, A, Talford, MC (2013). A Methodological Approach to Sustainable Catalytic Processes. Green and Sustainable Chemistry - 6, University of Nottingham, August 2013.


Hodgett, RE, Martin, EB, Montague, G, Talford, M (2013). Handling uncertain decisions in whole process design. Production Planning and Control: The Management of Operations, 25(12), 1028-1038, 2014.


Manipuraa, A, Martin, EB, Montague, GA, Sharratt, PN, Houson, IN (2013). Risk-based decision making in early chemical process development of pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries. Computers and Chemical Engineering, 55, 71– 82, 2013.


Talford, MC  (2013). Establishing whole process understanding for API development and manufacturing. Presented at the AMRI Process Development Symposium, Albany, NY, October 2013


Double, JM (2012). Process Intensification: choosing appropriate targets. Presented at IChemE Thames Valley Branch meeting, 4 October 2012.


Gordon, CM, Double, JM, Peace, A, Talford, MC (2012). A Methodological Approach to Solvent and Phase Selection in Chemical Process Development. Presented at Green Solvents for Synthesis, Boppard, October 2012.


Löb, P, Farnell, R, Fletcher, S, Double, JM (2012). Process Intensification Methodologies Applied to Liquid-Liquid Systems in Structured Equipment – Objectives, Results and Generic Learning of the EU FP7 Project PILLS. Presented at CHISA, Prague, Czech Republic, August 2012.


Double, JM (2011). Process intensification: choosing appropriate targets. Presented at European Process Intensification Conference, Manchester, UK, 20-23 June 2011.


Double, JM (2011). Choose your target and … intensify! The Chemical Engineer, June 2011, pp 41-43.


Double, JM (2011). Process intensification - converting from batch to continuous processes . Presented at the Joint ISPE / IChemE Pharma Subject Group meeting on Advances in Continuous Processing, 5 October 2011


Houson, IN (ed) (2011).  Process understanding for scale-up and manufacture of active ingredients. Weinheim, Germany, Wiley-VCH Verlag. Available to purchase online.


Atherton, JH, Houson, IN and Talford, MC (2011). Understanding the reaction. Chapter in Houson, IN (2011), op cit


Davison S, Simoncelli A (2010). A methodology for Fast Flexible and Future (F3) process design for large scale continuous plant. Presented at CHISA, Prague, Czech Republic, August 2010.


Fleet, SM (2010). Shaping opportunities for innovation through successful collaboration. Presented at ACENET ERA-NET Symposium, Malaga, Spain, 27-28 May 2010


Fleet, SM (2010). How creative collaborations in process design enable companies to get further ahead......faster!! Presented at 5th Annual Global Pharma Manufacturing Summit, Boston, MA, USA, 14-15 June 2010


Houson IN, Affeltranger B, Klais O (2010). Incorporation of health safety and environmental considerations for multiscale processing during early decision making in Suter G, De Rademaeker E (eds). Loss prevention and safety promotion in the process industries: proceedings of the 13th international symposium, 6-9 June 2010, Brugge, Belgium. Antwerpen: Technologisch Instituut, 2010, vol 2, pp 241-248.


Houson, IN (2010). Using qualitative models to capture and demonstrate process understanding. Presented at AIChE 2010 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, USA.


Lindsay, D (2010). Making informed decision based on whole process understanding models. Presented at Drug Information Association meeting, Bethesda, MD, USA, 22-23 March 2010


Löb, P, Fletcher, S, Lindsay, D, Double, JM, Membrez, J, Kiwi-Minsker, L, Rodriguez, A, Lopes, JC, Baldyga, J, Araújo, P, Gaudêncio Baptista, C (2010). Process Intensification Methodologies Applied to Liquid-Liquid Systems in Structured Equipment – Concept, Objectives and Status of the FP7 EU-Project PILLS. Presented at CHISA, Prague, Czech Republic, August 2010


Talford, MC and Henry, J (2010). Sustainability - Issues and opportunities for the high value added chemical industries. European Meeting on Chemicals Industry and the Environment, Mechelen, May 2010


Houson, IN (2009). Britest adding value through process understanding. Presented at CIKTN Synthetic Methodology Workshop, Birmingham, UK, 10 June 2009.


Houson, IN (2009). Process understanding - an industrial perspective. Presented at Symposium on Physical Organic Chemistry.


Houson, IN (2009). Equipment selection for chemists. Presented at RSC Problem Solving Symposium, 25 September 2009.


Davison, S (2008). The whole pictureThe Chemical Engineer, July 2008, pp42-43.


Davison, S (2008). Improving process efficiency by improving process understanding. Presented at Chemicals North West meeting, 8 February 2008.


Davison, S (2008). Formulation manufacturing: current challenges/future direction. Presented at CI KITE meeting, Bradford, UK, 20 May 2008.


Davison, S (2008). Secondary manufacturing /formulation:convert your process to continuous. Presented at joint IChemE / ISPE meeting, Bracknell, UK, 4 June 2008.


Davison, S (2008). Sustainability through whole process design – an integrated approach. Presented at joint IChemE Pharma Subject Group / ISPE meeting on sustainability and pharmaceutical manufacturing, Manchester, UK,  8 October 2008.


Davison, S, Houson, IN, Double, JM, Talford, MC, Gourlay, B, Wall, K, Sharratt, PN (2008). A methodology for multiscale process design. Presented at CHISA, Prague, Czech Republic, August 2008.


Double, JM (2008). Equipment selection within the IMPULSE Multiscale Process Design framework. Presented at the Process Intensification Network meeting, Runcorn, UK, 9 September 2006.


Double, JM, Talford, MC, Wall, K, Rathi, C (2008). Equipment selection within the IMPULSE Multiscale Process Design framework. Presented at CHISA, Prague, Czech Republic, August 2008.


Houson, IN (2008). Whole process design, moving from route selection to process selection. Presented at Scientific Update meeting, September 2008 .


Houson, IN (2008). Britest adding value through process understanding. Presented at GSK, Stevenage, October 2010.


Houson, IN (2008). Whole process understanding - what does this really mean for the development team? Presented at SCI meeting, December 2008.


Houson, IN (2008). Process chemistry: it's just large scale cookery, how difficult can it be? Presented at EastChem Industry Day, St Andrews, 24 January 2008.


Lindsay, D, Basu, P (2008). How to gain a competitive edge through process understanding. Presented at Interphex 2008.


Davison, S (2007). A knowledge management view of PAT. Presented at EFCG, Brussels, Belgium, 5 September 2007.


Davison, S (2007). Sustainable manufacturing. Presented at Yorkshire Chemical Focus, 12 September 2007


Double, JM (2007). Appropriate use of microreactors in pharmaceutical processes. Poster presented at the ISPE conference, Paris, France, 16-19 April 2007.


Double, JM (2007). Microreactors as a tool in the design of whole processes. Presented at the ISPE conference, Paris, France, 16-19 April 2007.


Double, JM (2007). Appropriate use of small-scale continuous reactors. Presented at the Joint ISPE / IChemE Pharma Subject Group meeting on Small-Scale Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, 10 October 2007.


Lindsay, D (2007). Process understanding & whole process design: Britest’s pre-requisites to PI. IChemE CPD Seminar on Process Intensification, Grangemouth, UK, 25 April 2007.


Sharratt, PN (2007). Increasing process understanding using visual “multi-level” methods. Presented at ISPE meeting.


Dickson Mark (2006). Continuous processing…when, how and why we should change. SCI Conference, Cambridge, Dec 2006.


Double, JM (2006). Opportunities for process intensification in the fine chemicals and pharmaceuticals sector. Presented at the Humber Chemical Focus meeting, March 2006.


Double, JM (2006). Project IMPULSE: equipment selection methodology. Presented at CHISA, Prague, Czech Republic, August 2006.


Double, JM (2006). Suitability of industrial reactions for process intensification. Presented at the Process Intensification Network meeting, Newcastle, UK, 16 November 2006.


Sherlock, J-P, Brewis, N (2006). Early birds catch the wormThe Chemical Engineer, August 2006, pp30-32.


Atherton, JH, Double, JM, Gourlay, B (2005). Survey of PI equipment requirements in the fine chemicals and pharmaceuticals sector. Presented at the World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Glasgow, UK, 11-14 July 2005.


Double, JM; Atherton, JH (2005). Process intensification equipment requirements in the fine chemicals and pharmaceuticals sector. Presented at the Commercialization of Micro and Nano Systems conference, Baden-Baden, Germany, 21-25 August 2005.


Fleet, SM (2005). A vision for the future of pharmaceutical / fine chemical manufacturing. Presented at the Commercialization of Micro and Nano Systems conference, Baden-Baden, Germany, 21-25 August 2005.


Obenndip, DA, Sharratt, PN (2005). Enhancing fine chemicals process chemistry: a practical approachTrans IChemE, Part A, August 2005, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, vol 83, no. A8, pp 1–7.


Sharratt, P N (2003). Advanced reactor design - capabilities and problems. Presented at IChemE Pharma Subject Group meeting, Birmingham, UK, January 2003.

Sharratt, PN, Wall, K, Borland, JN (2003). Generating innovative process designs using limited data. J Chem Technol Biotechnol vol 78 pp156–160.


Sharratt, PN, Wall, K, Borland, JN (2003). Novel process design methods to access safer processing optionsIChemE Symposium Series No 149, pp217-226.


Wall, K, Sharratt, PN, Sadr-Kazemi, N, Borland, JN (2001). Plant-independent process representationOrganic Process Research & Development 5, 434-437, 2001.

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