MOCA - Mineral & Organic Chemical Analysis

Louvain-La-Neuve

MOCA - Mineral & Organic Chemical Analysis

Short description of the activities and area of expertise of the research unit ELI (Earth Life Institute):

 The MOCA platform offers a wide range of physico-chemical analyses of complex mineral and organic matrices , (water, soil and sediments, waste, biomass, food, living organisms, samples from biotechnological and chemical processes, etc.).

The expertise of the team is dedicated to:

Operating and maintaining specialized analytical instruments that are made available to the scientific community, for high quality and validated results.

Performing physico-chemical analyses;the platform performs a series of routine analyses ; the platform can develop customized analytical solutions or assist applicants in the development of new analytical protocols, from experimental design to scientific interpretation.

Training users to the appropriate use of specific equipment and critical assessment of the analytical results.