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The EUCHIS 2023 is starting!

After traveling the beautiful landscape of Iceland, our Chitosan crab is now on its way to Siglufjörður for EUCHIS 2023. We are very much looking forward to seeing everyone again and are excited about the scientific exchange. Besides Chitosan and our crab, we have great news in our luggage. Stay tuned!

Shortly before the equinox, off to Iceland for EUCHIS 2023!

Halle an der Saale, 18th August 2023: While others are still pondering the end of summer, the chitosan industry is meeting in Iceland's northernmost city, Siglufjörður, and presenting the future around this fascinating substance. Five outstanding lectures will lead to the total of 48 international profound insights on chitin and chitosan that will crown your visit to this nature-rich area. Our Managing Director and renowned chitosan expert, Katja Richter, will present ways to ensure quality management of different raw material sources of chitosan.

Press release mRNA active ingredients: Protected for an optimized effect

Berlin, Halle, 16.03.2023: Since January of this year, the project "Zielwirk" is developing a new chitosan technology for the efficient release of mRNA active ingredients. The technology aims to ensure that drugs for the treatment of serious diseases can be better absorbed as well as processed by the body. The participating project partners Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH, FDX Fluid Dynamix GmbH, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology (IPK) are funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection (BMWK) with six million euros over three years.

Katja Richter in the scientific committee of the EUCHIS conference 2023

We are very pleased to announce that Katja Richter, CEO of Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH, has been appointed to the scientific committee of EUCHIS 2023. EUCHIS 2023, the International Conference of the European Chitin Society (EUCHIS 2023) and the 15th International Conference on Chitin and Chitosan (15th ICCC) will be held in Siglufjörður, Iceland, from September 11-14, 2023.

Meet and greet with HMC in 2023 - Save the dates!

Also this year, various fairs and congresses on the topic chitin and chitosan will take place, where HMC will be represented. Use the chance to get to know us personally. In the following article you will find an overview of the events.

Congress and fairs

Meet us in person 2024:

  • 14th PBP World Meeting/ Research Pharm, Vienna, Austria, 18.-21.03.2024
  • CPHI, Milan, Italy, 08.-10.10.2024
  • MEDICA 2024, Düsseldorf, Germany, 11.-14.11.2024

To arrange an appointment please contact Katja Richter via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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