IMI Europe Inkjet Ink Development Conference 2016

13-14 April, 2016

Lausanne, Switzerland

Materials, equipment and techniques for inkjet fluid development & manufacturing.

If you missed our event in Lausanne, you can still order the proceedings using the link below, including full audio of all presentations. You can also see pictures from the event by visiting our Facebook page.


The IMI Europe Inkjet Ink Development Conference is a new two day technical conference devoted to materials, equipment and techniques for digital printing ink development and manufacturing. The event is aimed at inkjet fluid developers across applications including packaging, textiles, graphics, industrial and functional printing. The conference gives access to key suppliers and technology from the inkjet industry – everything that you need to develop and manufacture inkjet inks.

Technical Advisory Board

The conference is guided by a Technical Advisory Board consisting of key industry figures, including:

  • Dr Philip Double, Fujifilm Imaging Colorants
  • Holly Steedman, InduJet
  • Dr Thomas Benen, Microtrac

The Technical Advisory Board is chaired by Dr Tim Phillips of IMI Europe. 

Conference Format

The conference is a two day event with a complimentary lunch on both days and an evening reception on the first day. The event consists of twenty 30 minute technical talks from invited industry experts, as well as networking opportunities during the breaks and meals.


Topics for the event include:

  • Colorants
  • Material dispersions
  • Resins and polymers
  • Photoinitiators
  • Additives and other materials
  • Analytical equipment and techniques
  • Processing equipment and technology
  • Jetting and surface behaviour
  • Application case studies

The IMI Europe Inkjet Ink Development Conference provides information on creating stable dispersions, the impact of additives on formulation performance, raw material quality and consistency for manufacturing, and other topical themes.

Presenting companies

adphos | Air Products | Alchemie Technology | BASF | Biolin Scientific | Bühler | Centre for Process Innovation | Eckart | Fujifilm Imaging Colorants | IGM Resins | imageXpert | Malvern Instruments | Microtrac | Nippon Kayaku | Pall | Printing Inks Technology | RJA Dispersions | Technische Universität Chemnitz | University of Leeds | University of Manchester


The conference will be held at the Aquatis Hotel, Lausanne, Switzerland. For more information, please visit our Venue page.