Microphase- and microfluidic-controlled syntheses and processes

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Aqua Materials

Water-containing materials formed from aqueous solution, chemistry in aqueous systems

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Macromolecular Films and Interfaces

Surface-controlled functionality

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Transport, Reaction and Exchange Systems

Separation- und Reaktions-kontrollierende Systeme und Prozesse

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Biohybrid Materials for Biological Systems

Biohybrid systems and control of bioreactions in material contact

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Laura De Laporte is a ‘Leibniz – Best Mind‘

Dr.-Ing. Laura De Laporte is one of the five outstanding scientists that are funded within the framework of the Leibniz Association’s program for female professors. The grant is part of the initiative ‘Leibniz – Best Minds’.

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Researchers from Aachen Develop Bio-degradable Fluorescent Particles for Medical Imaging Purposes

Medical imaging plays an important role in the diagnosis of illnesses and the implementation of therapeutic measures. In order to be able to gain detailed information from the human body and generate high-quality images of deeper tissue layers, researchers from the DWI Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials, the Helmholtz Institute for Biomedical Engineering, and RWTH Aachen University Hospital are conducting research on new types of fluorescent particles.

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Alfred-Saupe-Prize for Wim de Jeu

Prof. Dr. Wim H. de Jeu, project leader at DWI until the end of last year, has been awarded with the Alfred-Saupe-Prize by the German Liquid Crystal Society for his outstanding achievements both in liquid crystal and soft matter science. The award session will take place on March 23 during the annual meeting of the society. 


März 22-23, 2018
Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf Deutsches Fachkolloquium Textil, Dresden

April 12-13, 2018

3F-Talks: Medical Fibers and Textiles

April 15-18, 2018

BIOGEL conference: Bioinspired and Biomimetic Hydrogels

Juni 28-29, 2018

Leibniz Young Polymer Scientist Forum

Juli 15-18, 2018

Kármán Conference: Additive Fabrication of Interactive Material Systems