Event Overview

"The conference is the place to be for the E&L community!"
- Senior Business Development Manager, Agilent Technologies

Why Attend?

How attending this conference will benefit you

Extractables and leachables examination is continuously growing in importance. Given the current scrutiny paid by governing bodies including the FDA and MHRA, understanding the best practice and guidelines to carry out extractables and leachables studies is imperative in order to eliminate risk and potential development delays.

Smithers have been organising the European, USA and China editions of the Extractables & Leachables conferences for over 16 years and have a long history of providing regulatory conferences so you can be sure that this conference will not only provide you with the most up to date information but also a great conference experience.

Whatever your level or position, and whether you're from a CRO, pharmaceutical manufacturer, packaging specialist, instrument or equipment manufacturer, research or academic institution, chemical company or OEM - this conference has something for everyone! 

"Beyond all my expectations - this conference has significantly improved my knowledge of E&L"
- Quality Systems Specialist, Becton Dickinson

Who Attends?

Take a look below for examples of companies that have attended E&L Europe previously.

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"The best conference I've been to in a long time"
- Chemical & Computational Toxicology, Teva Pharmaceuticals

E&L Europe Attendee Breakdown


Why Smithers?

Smithers, founded in 1925, has laboratories and operations in Europe, North America and Asia, and has over 40 years' experience organising leading global events, as well as providing testing, consulting, market intelligence, and compliance services.

Smithers is a leading expert in extractables and leachables testing, with experts who have a proven track record of developing and delivering comprehensive E&L studies for a wide range of clients. 

Our annual Extractables & Leachables events, run in Europe, North America and China deliver high-level insights into the market and global regulatory landscape, while allowing extensive time for new developments, debate and networking.

  • Global insight: With chemical analysis laboratories in both the UK and USA, and industry-leading events in Europe, USA and China, Smithers delivers a comprehensive range of extractables and leachables testing techniques, and a proven background in delivering market insights with a unique, first-hand, global understanding
  • A key partnership: The partnership between the Smithers' E&L labs and the events combines our expert technical knowledge and expertise, with insight into emerging needs and market intelligence into a collaboration that the whole industry benefits from
  • Industry experts: Smithers' E&L team includes the best experts in the field. The industry counts on Smithers to bring professionals to the forefront, with our subject matter experts providing consultative support at every stage of the extractables and leachables process, from understanding the requirements, to deciding on a suitable test strategy, to decoding the results. These experts regularly present and attend at our E&L events, making this event the perfect place to meet them
  • Customer-focused growth: Smithers is always growing and expanding. We choose for that growth to be dictated by what our customers need, ensuring a customer-focused growth and expansion strategy. That knowledge of customer needs and how to provide solutions to these needs translates to every part of the business.