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

Stefan Hecht elected as a member of Academia Europaea

10.09.2020
News

Chinese chemical engineer Mingjun Xuan is Alexander von Humboldt guest researcher at DWI

14.08.2020
News

Research and Family - DFG and DWI support young female researcher

31.07.2020
News

Towards artificial tissue structures

28.07.2020
News

On the way to biobased fuel cells – Publication in ScienceAdvances

21.07.2020
News

Dr. Jacopo Di Russo is new Associated Scientist at DWI

14.04.2020

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

    Hierarchical fibrous guiding cues at different scales influence linear neurite extension

    A. Omidinia-Anarkoli, J. W. Ephraim, R. Rimal and L. De Laporte
    Acta Biomaterialia Vol. 113 350-359 (2020)
  • Publication

    Granular Cellulose Nanofibril Hydrogel Scaffolds for 3D Cell Cultivation

    D. B. Gehlen, N. Jürgens, A. Omidinia‐Anarkoli, T. Haraszti, J. George, A. Walther, H. Ye and L. De Laporte
    Macromolecular Rapid Communications (2020)

Job offers

  • Master thesis Bachelor thesis

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

    RG Herrmann
    Published at
    06.12.2019
  • Scientist

    Postdoctoral Researcher (d/f/m) “Constructing Artificial Cells with Microfluidics.”

    RG Boersma
    Published at
    06.02.2020
  • PhD thesis

    2 PhD Positions from the fields of Chemistry or Life Sciences

    RG Herrmann
    Published at
    22.05.2020