Detergents and Cleaning Products

For many years, this biannual conference has been the perfect platform for bringing together industry experts from all over Europe. Learn about the latest developments in the field of R&D, analytics, quality assurance and performance testing. Stay up to date on market trends, sustainability efforts, new raw materials, packaging and product efficiency.

24.09. — 25.09.2024
Atrium Hotel Mainz
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Bringing together experts from all over Europe!

For many years, this conference has been the ideal platform for bringing together experts from all over Europe. It's time to meet again in Mainz in September!

The conference is aimed at experts from the fields of research and development, analytics and quality assurance. Get first-hand information on the most important topics in the industry: Everyone knows that the European sustainability efforts will have a drastic impact on markets and products – stay up to date on raw materials, packaging, and efficiency of your products.

More important than the hard facts are the contacts, conversations, and discussions among our participants. Our additional bonus: At the end of the first day of the conference, you are cordially invited to attend our evening event and round off the day with good food, a glass of wine and lots of good conversation.

Early Bird Bookings: 20% discount valid until 23 March 2024 with discount code: DETERGENTS24

The topics at a glance:

The last conference on Detergents and Cleaning Products in September 2022 focused on these topics:

Trends and innovation

  • Key strategic themes: post-pandemic consumer and marketplace, technology, and sustainability
  • Waterless formats
  • Fossil-free sustainable material solutions

Going Green

  • The A.I.S.E. sustainability strategy and the Green Deal Circular Economy Action Plan
  • Recycling status quo worldwide: Who is the pioneer, who lags behind?
  • From a brand owner´s perspective: Irresistible sustainability – engaging consumers in action
  • ADW formulations: formulation concepts and application results

Efficiency testing

  • Latest test results from Consumer Tests
  • Lowering the temperature during manual dishwash
  • Market trends and test methodologies for enzymes

Who should attend this conference?

  • Home care brand owners and manufacturers
  • Chemical, raw material and ingredient companies
  • Household appliance and hardware manufacturers
  • Academics, researchers, and consultants
  • Retailers and distributers

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Dirk Bockmühl

Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences

Dirk Bockmühl obtained his PhD in Microbiology on the molecular pathogenicity of Candida albicans. Until 2010 he worked in the consumer goods industry, where he was responsible for numerous microbiological projects for cosmetics and the laundry and home care sector. Afterwards he changed to the Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Kleve, Germany, as a professor for hygiene and microbiology. His research interest is in domestic hygiene, especially in the development of consumer-related test methods for laundry and cleaning, and in the research on microbial communities in the domestic setting. Professor Bockmühl is a member of the scientific advisory board of the Sepawa and a board member of the division \"Chemistry of Laundering\" in the German Chemical Society (GDCh).



Atrium Hotel Mainz
Flugplatzstr. 44
55126 Mainz
Phone : +49 6131 491-0

We have reserved a limited number of rooms for our participants at reduced rates at the hotel. These rooms can be booked up to 4 weeks prior to the start of the event. Please book early and directly through the hotel quoting „Akademie Fresenius“ as reference.

Prices & Services

Participation Fee: € 1,995.00 plus VAT.

The registration fee includes the following benefits:

  • Event participation
  • Event documentation
  • Lunch
  • Coffee breaks and event beverages
  • The evening event on the first day
  • Certificate of attendance

Representatives of an authority or a public university are therefore eligible for a reduced fee of € 895.00 plus VAT per person (please provide evidence). The reduced fee cannot be combined with other rebates.

Group Reductions
For joint bookings received from one company we grant a 15% discount from the third participant onwards.

Terms of Cancellation / Book without Risk
Written cancellations or transfers will be accepted free of charge up to four weeks prior to the start of the event. After this date and up to a week prior to the start of the event we will reimburse 50% of the registration fee. We cannot, unfortunately, provide refunds for later cancellations. However, in this case we will provide you with the event documentation after the event.
Please note that you can name a substitute free of charge at any time.

Event Documentation

Would you have liked to attend this event, but cannot spare the time?

For the price of 295,00 € plus VAT you can order a complete set of event documentation. A few days after the event you will receive the access data for the restricted download section of our Website. There you will find all presentations (subject to the approval of our speakers) as pdf-files.

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Ilka Müller

Your Contact

Ilka Müller
Programme and conceptual design

+49 231 75896-75

Ilka Müller

Your Contact

Ilka Müller
Programme and conceptual design

+49 231 75896-75

Ilka Müller

Your Contact

Ilka Müller
Programme and conceptual design

+49 231 75896-75

Jennifer Zerth

Your Contact

Jennifer Zerth
Organisation and participant management

+49 231 75896-79

Jennifer Zerth

Your Contact

Jennifer Zerth
Organisation and participant management

+49 231 75896-79

Display / Supplement

Present your Company at the Event.

You can personally present your products and services directly to your specified target group. We are happy to provide you with further information on our range of available options – from displaying company information at the reception counter to presenting your company with an exhibition stand.

We would be pleased to assist you personally:

Monika Stratmann

Monika Stratmann
Phone: +49 231 75896-48

Press Contact

We offer journalists and editors a platform where they can get in touch with the experts.

If you are the editor of a specialist publication and interested in a press pass or media partnership, please contact us well in advance. We are happy to advise you.

Please contact us:

Katharina Geraridis

Katharina Geraridis
Phone: +49 231 75896-67

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