Alison Sykes

Innovation Advisor, RTI Innovation Advisors

Alison C Sykes, Ph.D. has 15 years of experience working at RTI Innovation Advisors, an innovation consultancy housed within RTI International, a global not-for-profit research institute. Much of Alison’s work has been for commercial clients in consumer products, food & agriculture industries, and health care industries performing market research and assessing technologies to help clients narrow in on technical options to solve challenging problems, including identifying potential alternatives to PFAS across industries.  Additionally, she co-authored a white paper for US Consumer Product Safety Commission that identified uses of PFAS in consumer products. Prior to joining RTI, Dr. Sykes completed a year as a post- postdoctoral associate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering and completed her PhD at UNC-CH in inorganic chemistry.

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Wednesday May 8, 2024

Floor Care Products Division Meeting

This session will offer a collaborative platform for floor care companies to explore alternatives to PFAS by addressing the evolving landscape of PFAS regulations and industry demands while meeting the specialized chemical performance needs in floor care products.