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Harold McNair (1933 - 2021)
Harold McNair, emeritus professor at Virginia Tech (USA) and eminent gas chromatographer, passed away on June 27th. Harold had strong ties with the Dutch analytical community, which started back in 1959. He...
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COAST has a new website and we are proud of it! On this new website you can find next to general information also information about upcomming events, our education programs,...
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The COAST R&D program’s overall objective is to advance research, development and innovation in analytical science for the benefit of its application areas, societal challenges and science as a whole.
COAST sets out to boost Analytical Science in the Netherlands by increasing the number of professionals in this field at all levels from (professional) BSc to PhD and beyond.
The principle of doing things together is of importance at COAST. This is achieved through partnerships of organizations that have a strong interest in the innovation and application of analytical technologies.
About our mission
Analytical science plays a crucial role in economic and societal dynamics in the Netherlands. Positioned between fundamental sciences and final application, analytical science is at the heart of innovation. By uniting technology and application under a shared focus, innovation in analytical science will greatly benefit the topsectors and the societal challenges or mission themes as defined by the Dutch government.
- Enables system understanding through measurement of a variety of factors
- Generates insight in structure-property relationships for materials and biological entities
- Facilitates real-time in-situ measurement
The COAST community invests in innovation and education of analytical science. Participation in COAST allows you to leverage your analytical capabilities, both technologically and in terms of human capital.
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