PT2022Intercind   InterCinD, an independent business unit of the Italian company Lab Service Analytica Srl has opened the registration for the annual Proficiency Test for Olfactometry based on the new EN 13725:2022. European olfactometric laboratories are invited to participate in this edition to confirm compliance with the performance criteria.

   The measurements for the proficiency test will be carried out between October and November 2022. If your lab is interested in participating in this interlaboratory proficiency test, you are encouraged to confirm your participation the soonest.

book environmental odour 2022   The usually active open access journal Atmosphere of MDPI, has just published a new interesting book on Environmental Odour edited by Günther Schauberger, Martin Piringer, Chuandong Wu and Jacek Koziel. This book is a reprint of articles previously printed in other special issues, and it is available to download for free here.

    The book, “Environmental Odour”, comprises one review and nine original papers, and it is the follow up of other special editions published in the past, such as this one and this one. For any odour manager interested in staying up to date on this issue, this is a very good starting point.

AMIGO initiatives   At the 39th AMIGO meeting on 6 July 2021 new initiatives were presented.  Among other things, the members agreed to create the AMIGO International Award in recognition of a professional career in the field of odour management or an important development in this field.

The winners of the AMIGO Odour Management Awards will be selected by an international jury of odour management experts and will receive their award during a prestigious ceremony that will take place in Bilbao (Spain) on 26 October 2021,

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