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The HPLC Tube is a scientific contest for the best video in which you present the impact of your research for our society.


Theme of your video

How is your chromatography making a difference in the world?


Excite the audience and the jury by your 3-minute video in which you outline your research in a creative and entertaining manner, delivering your message with scientific and artistic ingenuity.


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Gold = 1500 €, Silver = 1000 €, Bronze = 500 € *

* only registered participants


HPLC Tube Jury

  • Dr. Frank Steiner (ThermoFisher Scientific)

  • Prof. Michael Lämmerhofer (University of Tübingen, Chairman of HPLC 2023)

  • Prof. Oliver J. Schmitz (University of Duisburg-Essen, Chairman of HPLC 2023)

  • Dr. Kelly Zhang (Genentech, San Francisco, member of the Permanent Scientific Committee of HPLC)

  • Prof. Guowang Xu (Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Chairman of HPLC 2024, Dalian and member of the Permanent Scientific Committee of HPLC)

  • Prof. Susan Olesik (Ohio State University; Chairman of HPLC 2024, Denver and member of the Permanent Scientific Committee of HPLC)

  • Assoc. Prof. Deirdre Cabooter (University of Leuven; Co-chair of HPLC 2025)


Criteria for evaluation

  • An international jury will evaluate in addition to the scientific content, entertainment value and comprehensibility, creativity and technical skills.

  • No pre-recorded powerpoint presentations

  • Contributions with discriminative, insulting, or offensive language will be excluded.

Who can participate?

  • Scientists (academic or industrial) working on research projects related to the liquid chromatography workflow (before, during or after).

  • The presentation must be based on the presenting scientist's own findings or work.

  • Based on submitted videos, the 10 best contributions will be selected by an international jury for the final round.


How do I apply?

  • Please fill out the application form below.

  • Each participant must send the video (max. 3 min) to In case of large amounts of data
    (> 20 Mb), we suggest transfer via cloud (e.g. WeTransfer).

  • The language is English.


Application deadline

May 30, 2023

The winners will be announced during the Final Round on Tuesday, June 20 |  6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


One-hour reception with drinks will follow (in front of the lecture hall)

Examples of HPLC Tube videos


Winner of HPLC Tube 2022


Winner of HPLC Tube 2019


Other contributions of HPLC Tube 2019

HPLC Tube Application Form

Please take a moment to fill out the form.

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Video Information

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