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Additive manufacturing in

On 23 May 2019, Arburg Italy will hold its first seminar on "Additive manufacturing in medical technology" at the "Alma Mater Studiorum" University in Bologna.

Flexible bipolar polymer plates

The Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology is currently developing a new type of bipolar plate which is flexible and extremely thin and which allows bipolar batteries to be cost-effectively manufactured.

Sustainability in packaging

The increasingly ethical and health-conscious demands of consumers is driving new quality standards and has inspired Gabriel-Chemie to introduce a new range of products to answer the demand for Halal and Vegan-compliant products.


Clariant announces cooperation

Clariant, a leader in specialty chemicals, today announced a cooperation with Haelixa, a Swiss startup with expertise in DNA-based tracers and a spin-off from the ETH in Zurich.

Microbes Fully Metabolize

Researchers at ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) succeeded in an interdisciplinary study to demonstrate that soil microorganisms metabolically utilised the carbon in the PBAT polymer both for energy production and also to build up microbial biomass.

Detection of microplastics

Fraunhofer CSP develops smart filter systems.

Top graduates from the Technical

As part of the Day of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) on 13 July 2018, two graduates were presented with an Arburg award for their outstanding scientific research.

Scientists create multifunctional

A team from MSU has found that mixing dendrimers (tree-like polymers) and proteins induces spontaneous multilayer films.

Rheticus - Siemens and Evonik

Evonik and Siemens are planning to use electricity from renewable sources and bacteria to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into specialty chemicals.

ExxonMobil breaks ground on

New state-of-the-art research and development facility to be used for customer collaboration and creating new applications.

IBERS joins European sustainable

The Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) at Aberystwyth University leads the consortium ADMIT BioSuccInnovate.

New application technology

Evonik has inaugurated a new application technology center for superabsorbent polymers in Krefeld, Germany.

New high-tech lab in the Middle

Bayer MaterialScience has inaugurated its new coatings, adhesives and specialties laboratory at DuBiotech premises in Dubai.

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