The Division of Analytical Chemistry (DAC) is a network of chemical societies and their members working in all fields of analytical sciences. The DAC gives a voice to the interdisciplinary field of analytical sciences. The DAC is based in Europe and aims at close links to related institutions all over the world. The DAC is a division of EuChemS, the European Chemical Society, an umbrella organisation representing national Chemical Societies and other chemistry-related organisations in Europe. EuChemS aims to nurture a platform for scientific discussion and to provide a single, unbiased European voice on key policy issues in chemistry and related fields.