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Centre for Process Analytics and Control Technology (CPACT) he Centre for Process Analytics and Control Technology (CPACT) is the leading network for companies seeking advice and research on all areas of process performance monitoring, process analysis and control. T It provides expertise in R&D technology transfer in process analytics, multivariate analysis, industrial statistics, PAT and process control technologies. CPACT is a collaboration between companies, universities and research institutes with five strategic themes: Research and Development; Conferences and Networking; Technology Transfer; International Collaborations; Expert Training. Member companies enjoy the benefits of: t Free short-term feasibility studies into process analysis and control applications 32 PECM Issue 23 t R&D and Technology Transfer projects t A talent pool of multidisciplinary researchers t Access to software developed by CPACT including unique highly visual multivariate data pre-processing, analysis, modelling and calibration transfer toolboxes t Networking, Training and Skills Development t Webinars t Courses and workshops t Research days t Conferences t ‘Members only’ website containing free CPACT software, the CPACT research archive, CPACT webinars and presentations t Reduced rates at the annual Advances in Process Analytics and Control Technology (APACT) three-day conference Established in July 1997, CPACT has continued to develop and grow. It currently has over 30 company members together with 8 universities and 3 research institutes. Uniquely for a consortium of this type, CPACT will celebrate its 20th anniversary next year. New members are always welcome and any interest can be directed to the admin team in the first instance: CENTRE FOR PROCESS ANALYTICS AND CONTROL TECHNOLOGY +44 (0)141 548 4836