proterm Odour management is becoming an increasing issue in Chile. There are already a few Technical norms related with the management of odours. There are also a few olfactometric labs already in this country. Proterm SA is a company located in Concepcion, Chile with over 20 years of experience in environmental monitoring of particles and other gases. From March 2016, this company is offering also services related to odour engineering in the southern and northern zones of Chile.

   Proterm S.A. offers services of sampling according to the Chilean Norm NCh Nº3386:2015, which is an adaptation of the German norm VDI 3880. Also this company offers services of odour measurement using a dynamic olfactometer according to the Chilean Norm NCh Nº 3190:2010.

  In addition, Proterm SA offers services of dispersion modelling according to the Chilean Guideline on Odour Modeling published by the SEA and field inspections according to the German Norm VDI 3940.

mines ales   The Industrial Environment Engineering Laboratory (LGEI) of Mines Alès Engineering School is looking for a motivated and dynamic post-doctoral researcher with solid background in organic chemical analysis and/or gas/vapour analysis. The selected post-doctoral researcher will be a member of the research team connected with the national and international scientific community about odours.

   The Ecole Mines d’Alès, in France, is looking for a post-doctoral researcher with experience in organic chemical analysis and/or gas/vapour analysis for a contract of 18 months (CDD). The research project is focused on measurement of odorous compounds by classical methodologies and by using a new type of monitoring device of odorant compounds. This device is based on Surface Plasmon Resonance hardware technology including microfluidic system, chemically functionalized optical sensors and image acquisition and processing softwares. Experiments will be based on response tests with synthetic or real atmospheres, with variation of parameters such as humidity, strong odorant tracers…

olfasense inco3   The German-Dutch company Olfasense has announced that Inco Ambiental Ltda becomes their new exclusive distributor in the Colombian market for Olfasense's portfolio of odour measurement equipment and software technology.

   Olfasense is a Dutch-German company that was born after the split of the odournet Group. The companies Odournet GmbH (Germany) and Odournet NL (The Netherlands) created a new company group called Olfasense.

    Inco Ambiental, headquartered in Cali, is a leading environmental consultancy in Colombia with over 30 years experience in public and industrial sectors such as food processing, chemicals, asphalt, breweries and healthcare, among others. Inco Ambiental has also been the first accredited laboratory in Colombia for odour sampling according to the Colombian standard on olfactometry NTC 5880.

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