SynTech advances its Latin America strategy at Regional workshop

Staff at 9th LAM workshop

Ecuador partners at LAM workshop

A number of SynTech Research colleagues from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador and Costa Rica attend the 9th LAM Workshop, which was held this year in Santa Cruz, Chile from 27-29 September.

The teams reviewed and updated the strategy for SynTech in the Latin America region, focusing on the current status of its services and particularly on expansion of its core businesses – GEP and GLP, Seeds/Traits, Ecotoxicology and Regulatory services, in response to clients’ demands.

Bioefficacy Lead for SynTech’s N American Field Program appointed

Milo Lewis

Milo Lewis has been appointed as Bioefficacy Field Program Lead for North America, responsible for coordinating the SynTech Research program in the Region, including trial contracting and placement

Milo currently manages the Bioefficacy program at the SynTech Research Center in Sanger, California and has conducted a variety of field trials on the West Coast. He has a B.S. in Biology from Texas Tech University and an M.Sc. in Entomology from Texas A&M University.

Milo will be based in Lubbock, Texas, where SynTech will open a new field satellite for Bioefficacy, Residue, and Seeds and Traits trials. This will be one of SynTech’s key locations for seeds/traits trials in cotton, in addition to work on other major local crops.

Milo will assume his new responsibilities beginning in November and the new site will be fully operational for the 2018 field season.

Milo can be contacted at:

SynTech launches GLP QA auditing service

SynTech’s Kansas QA team


SynTech Research is now offering GLP Auditing Services, using its experienced Global Team of qualified Quality Assurance personnel.

The Quality Auditing services provided include:

  • Critical phase inspections
  • Data reviews
  • Final reports / Field summary reviews
  • Facility / Site inspections

    Field study QA audit in progress

SynTech has a team of seventeen in-house Quality Assurance professionals, four in North America, eight in Europe (France, Spain, Germany, Italy,  Hungary and Poland), four in Latin America (Brazil and Argentina) and one in Asia/Philippines.

SynTech’s Quality Assurance capabilities by technical area and geographical region are shown below.

Technical Areas North America Europe Latin America Asia
Residue Field X X X X
Residue Lab X X
Ecotoxicology Field X X X
Ecotoxicology Lab X X
Soil Dissipation X X X
Operator Exposure X X
Facility Inspections X X X X*

* Quality Assurance personnel from North America or Europe to provide service

For further information contact:
Cathy Webster – QA Team Lead
Tel: (913) 378-0998 Ext. 105

SynTech North America GLP Program Lead appointed

Sam Eident

Sam Eident has been appointed as GLP Field Program Lead for SynTech North America. Sam is a Research Biologist and currently in charge of the GLP program at the SynTech facility in Stewardson, Illinois, He obtained his B.S and M.S. in Biology from Eastern Illinois University. Sam grew up in a farming community in central Illinois, and has been employed with SynTech since 2012, conducting a variety of field trials.

Sam can be contacted at

SynTech Research at CIR 2017

Members of SynTech France’s Team at CIR

SynTech France was present at the Chemical Industry Regulations (CIR 2017) event 5-7 September at the Nice Acropolis Convention Centre.

The event was a great opportunity for SynTech to meet current and potential new clients, to present its global range of services, discuss opportunities for the Company’s planned expansion of its Regulatory offerings, and to develop partnerships.

SynTech staff on the stand were: Jacques Galès, Managing Director, SynTech France and Germany, Dr. Isabelle Pronier, Manager, EU GLP program, Dr. Cristina Benros-Ythier, Regulatory Manager, SynTech France and Justine Jean-Marie from the Regulatory Team.

Next year’s event will take place in Barcelona, Spain 5-6 September 2018.