Welcome to EEA-Innovations 2018


Innovation Meeting for agchem adjuvant and formulation specialists.


Please mark 7-8 March 2018 in your agenda for the first European Agrochemical Adjuvants Innovation Meeting (EAA-Innovations 2018).


Organiser(s) and scope

EAA-Innovations 2018 is the European follow-up on the two successful Future of Adjuvants symposia, organised by SURfaPLUS in Amsterdam (2011 and 2015). EAA-Innovations is organised by SURfaPLUS in close collaboration with the European adjuvant industry: AKZONOBEL, BASF, CRODA, CLARIANT, DE SANGOSSE and EVONIK.This meeting is primarily focused on new developments/trends in technology and science.



The one and a half day EAA-Innovations 2018 will be held on March 7 and 8, 2018, in Dorint Main Taunus Zentrum Frankfurt-Sulzbach in the 'financial city' Frankfurt am Main (Germany).



On 7 March several experts will update you with regard to innovations in formulations and adjuvants.

On 8 March (morning) there will be a poster session focused on science and new products. See the poster session page for areas of interest.



At this early stage we can already  announce a few presenters, the full programme will be announced in September. Presenters so far with tentative titles:

  • Dr. Ronald Vermeer, keynote speaker
    Bayer CropScience, Formulation technology Environmental Science
    Trends in formulations and the need for adjuvants
  • Dr. Christian Popp, Syngenta,  Formulation Team Leader
    Innovations in formulations
  • Dr. Turgut Battal, AKZONOBEL, senior section manager, Agro Applications, EMEIA
    Adjuvants for foliar nutrition
  • Dr. Hans de Ruiter, SURfaPLUS
    The effects of adjuvants on drop deposit characteristics

Registration and hotel rooms

Registration will be open from September 2017; this will be announced in the September newsletter. In September we also announce how you can book hotel rooms in the Dorint for reduced tariffs.

We look forward to an inspiring meeting,

Hans de Ruiter, SURfaPLUS