Upcoming Events

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TBC March 2022 | University of Cambridge

The very first iDMT Learning Lab will be held in 2022! This will be a fantastic opportunity for collaborative learning based on real-life experiences, delivered on the theme of digitalising chemistry. 

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29 June 2022 | Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry

A hands-on workshop with demonstrations from hardware vendors and practical advice on working in digital labs.


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28-29 June 2022 | University of Cambridge

The 5th International Conference on Machine Learning and AI in (Bio)Chemical Engineering will take place online on 28-29 June 2022. For more information, including abstract submission and registration, please visit the MABC website.

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Previous Events

26 November 2021 | Hybrid

Following an extensive refurbishment of both laboratory and office space, join us for the official opening of the iDMT, housed in the Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge! Click the image to be taken to the dedicated Opening page including event recording.

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6-7 July 2021 | Online

Democratising Machine Learning in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering


8 June 2021 | Online

This event for the iDMT community included two presentations and an interactive discussion on the topic of core challenges in adopting ML and AI for SMEs.

  • Difficulties with modularity in laboratory automation for flow synthesis – Dr Nicholas Jose, Accelerated Materials Founder (download slides)

  • Access to Data in a Fully Digital Lab – Professor Alexei Lapkin, iDMT Director (download slides)

23 March 2021 | Online

This was an exciting event that brought together digital technology providers, manufacturers, research organisations and academics to showcase existing and emerging digital technologies for the chemicals, materials and formulations industries.

Watch our 2 minute pitch featuring Professor Alexei Lapkin, iDMT Director, and Dr Celeste van den Bosch, iDMT Project Manager.

iDMT Webinar

Mon 15 March 2021 | Online

Introduction to iDMT for the University of Cambridge community from the iDMT director, Professor Alexei Lapkin, followed by a live Q&A.


14 January 2021 | Online

Transforming chemistry-using industries with Digital Molecular Technologies presented by Professor Alexei Lapkin, iDMT Director, at a Cambridge Network Webinar


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