Development and optimisation in practice

Our services

Product development

  • Development of new products in the field of cosmetics, food and homecare according to their requirements until market maturity
  • Further development of existing products in line with changing market requirements and the latest scientific findings

Contract research

  • Formulation of suspensions, emulsions and dispersions on liquid and oily basis
  • Mixture of liquid immiscible substances
  • Formulation of substances containing solvents
  • Optimisation of production processes, especially in connection with fluids used in the process
  • Formulation of e.g. agrochemicals, active pharmaceutical ingredients, cosmetics, household cleaners, tailor-made green solution media ...
  • Stability tests, adjustment of viscosity, foam behaviour and much more.

Own developments

Removal of graffiti with food-approved solvents made from renewable raw materials.

SKH Graffiti-Ex

Environmentally friendly agent for removing water- and solvent-based nail varnishes (2in1)

SKH Nail Polish Remover

Removal of persistent stains from textiles

SKH Stain-Ex

Four highly effective, water-dilutable concentrates have been developed according to scientific standards as bathroom, kitchen, glass and all-purpose cleaners. We would be happy to cooperate with you regarding marketing or licensing.

Development of Eco cleaner concentrates on a scientific basis

Contract Research & Process Development

Together with a leading expert for special chemicals, research was conducted on the chemical demarkation of strongly cross-linked cold plastic markings - without the use of strong acids and bases.

Chemical demarking of road markings

Development of a new, solvent-based recycling technology in cooperation with an additive and pigment manufacturer and a plastics recycling company with the aim of establishing a sustainable plastics recycling economy.

De-inking to recycle plastic

On behalf of a pharmaceutical company, completely new approaches for the solubilisation of poorly soluble active pharmaceutical ingredients with the help of natural substances from plants were investigated.

Dissolving medicinal substances

On behalf of a cosmetics company, we adapted existing formulations of cosmetic colourants to the constantly changing restrictions of the European Cosmetics Regulation.

Efficient semi-permanent colouring of skin and hair

Together with partners from the cosmetics industry, a day cream with proven protection against harmful nitrogen oxides in the environment was developed.

Formulation of a day cream with NOx protection

A process was developed on behalf of a technology company to remove a PMMA-based photoresist from Si wafers.

Photoresist stripping of Si wafers


We work with international clients

Selected references
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Our methods
  • Static and dynamic light scattering
  • UV-Vis spectrometry
  • Spectrometer/fluorometer with plate reader
  • FT-IR spectrometry
  • Colorimetry
  • Profile Analysis Tensiometry
  • Atomic force microscopy
  • Spinning drop tensiometry
  • BET surface analysis
  • Brewster angle microscope
  • Langmuir-Blodgett film scale
  • Foam stability measurement
  • Calorimetry
  • Thermogravimetry
  • Cloud point measurement
  • Conductivity measurement
  • Density measurement
  • Viscometer/rheometer (ball drop and plates)
  • Light microscopy
  • Oxidation stability test
  • X-ray structure analysis
  • NMR spectroscopy
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Elemental analysis
We offer contract research from laboratory and pilot scale to market maturity.

How can we support you?

Sales partners for our own developments are welcome.
Your contact
SKH formulation

Prof. Dr Werner Kunz


Managing Director SKH GmbH
Head of the Institute for Physical and Theoretical Chemistry at the University of Regensburg