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Our Expertise

At the DWI, the working groups of currently five members of the scientific management combine their different expertise under one roof.

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Mission

Interactive Materials

New materials are the key to the development of forward-looking technologies. In this context, we are facing a central challenge in modern materials research.

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News

Growing human tissue models for preclinical tests

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Event

Interactive Materials Talks

Gewebefärbung
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Tatiana Segura is DWI Fellow 2023

Tatiana Segura
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EXIST Business Start-up Grant for Amovion - Experiences and Insights from Christian Linnartz

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Science Minister Ina Brandes officially opened the fiT

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Cloaked Microgels

Cloaked Microgels
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The Institute

Perspektiven und Gestaltung

Working at the DWI

Find information on opportunities to work at the DWI.

Equal opportunity and diversity are embedded in the mission statement of the DWI and belong a priori to the self-image of the institute.

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Projects

The project work of the Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials is interdisciplinary and includes several working groups. The majority of the projects are carried out with particular focus on the practical application.

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Mission

Interactive Materials

New materials are the key to the development of forward-looking technologies. In this context, we are facing a central challenge in modern materials research.

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Infrastructure

Joint Lab fiT

People, medicine and materials - these and other subjects are the focus of interdisciplinary research at the DWI - Leibniz Institute. The "Leibniz Joint Lab fiT" (first in Translation) supports the cooperation with the Medical Faculty of RWTH Aachen University.

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Current publications

  • Publication

    Diaryltriazolium Photoswitch: Reaching a Millisecond Cycloreversion with High Stability and NIR Absorption

    D. Kolarski, P, Steinbach, C. Bannwarth, K. Klaue and S. Hecht
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition Vol. 63 (8) e202318015 (2023)
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    Smart and Bioinspired Systems for Overcoming Biological Barriers and Enhancing

    X. Li, Y. Gao, H. Li, J.-P. Majoral, X. Shi and A. Pich
    Disease Theranostics Vol. 140 101170 (2023)