Are Spark904's operations effected by the Covid-19 crisis?
No, we are fully operational and have the same capacity as before Covid-19 times. We always try to process your samples within 2-3 working weeks.
How is Spark904 different from other R&D service providers?
Spark904 is not just a service provider. We are part of the University of Amsterdam's research facilities and have access to all its infrastructure and experts. All our core team members are at least master level university graduates.
We are research collaborators and we think together with you on the most difficult problems. We offer highly tailor made services and extensive sample preparation and method development programs.
What can I expect from the collaborative process with Spark904?
At Spark904 we work together with you right from the start. Starting from locating an equipment or facility for you, all the way to the real measurements and data analysis. But all this in small steps, according to your convenience and needs. You can expect a full service model, tailor-made to your needs.
Which industry segments is Spark904 active in?
We are an R&D services company with a strong accent on superior chemical analysis and spectroscopy. We work in a variety of industry segments such as pharma, chemicals and petrochemicals, but increasingly more in the bio-based and circular economy sector. We are able to provide analytical methods for recycled/ upcycled products that may not be suitable for standardised tests provided by routine analysis companies.
How does Spark904 have access to all its infrastructure?
Spark904 is a spin-off company of the University of Amsterdam and as such we have access to all its infrastructure and researchers. We are a business to business R&D service provider of the University of Amsterdam.
Do you provide data-analysis and post consultation?
Yes, most definitely! One of our core activities is to provide you with extensive data analysis and consultation for the next steps in your R&D process. We take the time to explain to what we did, why we did and extract all the information from the collected data/ results.
Who has access to the labs and instruments?
We have direct access to R&D infrastructure of research institutes at Amsterdam Science Park. Spark904 will directly handle experimental work and sample analysis for you.
Are there any other services that Spark904 provides?
Apart from analytical and spectroscopic problem solving, we also provide: 1) technical due diligence services 2) scoping of R&D projects & budgets 3) R&D project management services for consortiums.
Does Spark904 develop its own methods?
Yes, we perform internal R&D projects. For example, we look for latest methods and techniques that are reported in academic circles and modify them for industrial applications. We also perform several test-cases to test our developments.