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.

Our research focus

Research Programs

Key questions for the development of new active and interactive material properties.

News

Arnold Boersma receives ERC Consolidator Grant for artificial cell research

10.12.2019
News

Max Planck School 'Matter to Life' – Application Portals open

06.11.2019
News

Robert Göstl to receive MSE Researcher Award

14.10.2019
News

International Training Network „ULTIMATE“ geht an den Start

04.10.2019
News

SEAminar 2019

02.10.2019
News

greenRelease to win first prize in the 2019 Bio-Gründer Wettbewerb

11.09.2019

Research Programs

Research program

Aqua Materials

Materials formed from or for aqueous systems; chemistry in water
Research program

Synthiofluidics

New chemical syntheses and processes for producing building blocks for interactive materials
Research program

Macromolecular Films and Fibers

Functional Surfaces and Interfaces
Research program

Transport, Reaction and Exchange Systems

Material systems for controlled transport, reaction, and exchange
Research program

Bioactive and Bioinstructive Materials

Materials designed for active interaction and integration with the biological environment

Publications

  • Publication

    Enhanced catalyst performance through compartmentalization exemplified by colloidal l-proline modified microgel catalysts

    D. Kleinschmidt, M. S. Fernandes, M. Mork, A. A. Meyer, J. Krischel, M. V. Anakhov, R. A. Gumerov, I. I. Potemkin, M. Rueping and A. Pich
    Journal of Colloid and Interface Science Vol. 559 76-87 (2020)
  • Publication

    Closing the 1–5 µm size gap: Temperature-programmed, fed-batch synthesis of µm-sized microgels

    A. N. Ksiazkiewicz, L. Bering, F. Jung, N. A. Wolter, J. Viell, A. Mitsos and A. Pich
    Chemical Engineering Journal Vol. 379 122293 (2020)

Job offers

  • Scientist

    PostDoc position (d/f/m) for the development of a synthetic bioink for 3D bioprinting

    RG De Laporte
  • PhD thesis

    Doctoral Researcher (d/f/m) “cell-mimicking materials to understand protein behavior.”

    RG Boersma
    Published at
    14.11.2019
  • Master thesis Bachelor thesis

    Master / Bachelor thesis (Optimization of supercharged unfolded polypeptide expression)

    RG Herrmann
    Published at
    06.12.2019