Environmental Monitoring
using TOC/TN and AOX

SciMed Masterclass

Wednesday 24th May 2023

SciMed is pleased to announce its latest seminar “Environmental Monitoring using TOC/TN and AOX” which will take place in the SciMed Headquarters in Stockport on Wednesday 24th May 2023.

The knowledge transfer course will provide a comprehensive overview of environmental measurement and analysis of water using both established methods such as TOC/TN and innovative techniques like AOX. The course will cover theoretical concepts, sample preparation, method development, and validation aspects. It will include both theoretical and practical components.

Our speakers


Dr. Christian Koch, Application Specialist TOC and AOX Analytik Jena

Dr. Christian Koch is Application Specialist Chemical Analysis at Analytik Jena and expert for TOC and AOX analysis. He studied Chemistry in Jena, Germany, where he also did his PhD in Analytical Chemistry. In 2008 Christian joined a research group at University of Erlangen where he worked on light induced processes in coordination complexes. He joined Analytik Jena in 2009 as an Application Specialist for TOC and AOX. 

Matt Allen - Product Manager from SciMed

Matt has been involved in the analytical industry for almost 25 years, and in that time has held several roles covering applications and training, as well as sales management and development. Matt joined SciMed in 2018 and focuses extensively on growing and supporting the Analytik Jena products in the UK and N. Ireland.

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Dr. David Bellis, Application Support Specialist, SciMed

David has over 25 years’ experience in ICP-MS and other analytical techniques, working in academia, research, and industry. He joined SciMed in October 2020 specialising in Analytik Jena instrumentation.

What will I learn?

The fundamentals of TOC/TN and recent changes in AOX legislation for the waste industry, how they affect you, and how to comply. The different ways of measuring these parameters. 

New developments and methods. Maintenance recommendations, tips & tricks.

Software advice and guidance. All aspects of TOC, TIC, TC, NPOC, POC and TNb will be covered including Theory, Sample Preparation, Calibration, Validation plus Method Development approaches for a range of Environmental, Pharmaceutical, Industrial and Research applications.

This theory and practical based training session is customised to suit both novice and experienced users.


Event Details

Date: Wednesday 24th May 2023

Time: 9.30am – 3:45pm (UK time)

Cost: £50 (1 day course + lunch + certificate)

Payment options: For other payment options to complete your booking please contact us >> 0161 442 9963

Location: SciMed, Unit B4, The Embankment Business Park, Vale Road, Stockport, Cheshire SK4 3GN, United Kingdom

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Event Agenda



09:30 – 10:00                   

Arrival, registration and tea/coffee

10:00 – 10:45                   

Fundamentals and history of TOC/TN and AOX

10:45 – 11:15    

Methodologies for measuring TOC/TN and AOX, and comparisons with other techniques

11:15 – 11:35     

Coffee/tea break

11:35 – 12:15    

Sample handling, sample digestion, injection and detector choices

12:15 -13:15      


13:15 – 13:45     

Solids analysis for both TOC/TN and AOX

13:45 – 15:30      

Practical sessions in demo lab; software optimisation and maintenance advice

15:30 – 15:45      

Q&A session


Close of KTC

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About SciMed

SciMed is a leading supplier of scientific instrumentation in the UK and Ireland, specializing in supplying analytical instrumentation and process equipment from industry-leading manufacturers. 

The company has been in operation for 40 years and caters to various industries ranging from academic institutions, large-scale industry and contract testing laboratories to start-ups and SMEs. 

SciMed takes pride in helping scientists, engineers and technicians solve their analytical and process challenges, providing effective aftersales care for the lifetime of their customers’ investments.

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