De Bossche Chemische Kring organiseert lezingen op chemisch gebied. Zij nodigt hiervoor sprekers uit met verschillende werkterreinen, zoals chemische industrie, milieu, farmaceutische industrie en onderzoek, fundamenteel onderzoek, medisch-biologisch onderzoek  etc. Geïnteresseerden zijn van harte welkom.
Contact: Ton Benders, secretaris@b-c-k.nl of tel 06 45100743

De eerstvolgende bijeenkomst is op 25 april 2023, aanvang 20.00 uur.

Strength of physical chemistry in the pharmaceutical industry.

Dr. Käthy Sanders,
Director and Manager of Materials Science & Engineering (MS&E) at global Organon, Oss

She will be presenting her talk “Strength of physical chemistry in the pharmaceutical industry” and will start with a short introduction of the “New Organon”,
followed by the following topics:

  • Identification and root cause investigation of Extraneous matter.
  • Solid state characterization in relation to troubleshooting, sourcing and formulation.
  • Particle size distribution by laser diffraction a challenging technique.
  • Packaging and transport issues.



Kathy Sanders is the Director and Manager of Material Science & Engineering (MS&E) at global Organon with almost 30 years of experience in solving problems in the pharmaceutical industry in various roles.

She started her career at Diosynth and went via different companies: Organon, Schering Plough, MSD Human Health, MSD Animal Health, back to the “New” Organon in 2021.

After setting up a department for Materials Science and Characterization within global MSD Animal Health (2016-2021) successfully, Kathy decided to move to Organon, after the Spinoff of Organon,  to set up “Material Science & Engineering” to deliver global support to the 6 manufacturing sites of Organon. Kathy is located with her labs at the “Pivot Park” (Science Park in Oss) and collaborates with several Contract Research Organizations inside and outside the Pivot Park.

Kathy and her team consist of experts with many years of experience in:

  • Imaging & material identification
  • Solid state characterization
  • Extraneous matter
  • Crystallization
  • Particle size by laser diffraction
  • Powder characterization
  • Thermal analyses and engineering

The team delivers support from drug product/drug substance/excipients to primary and secondary packaging.

Belangstellenden kunnen zich opgeven bij Ton Benders, secretaris@b-c-k.nl of tel 06 45100743