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.

Analytical science:

  • 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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In the spotlights

This month in the spotlight:

Mobile Flow Cytometry

Flow cytometric analysis is normally performed in laboratories. Here Bernard Jukema demonstrates mobile automated flow cytometry ‘in the field’; an interesting example of ‘Bringing the lab to the sample

Het lab van de toekomst

door Eric van Sprang (Innovatiemakelaar COAST/ChemistryNL)

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