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

FAIRmat made it!

09.07.2021
News

Leibniz Young Polymer Scientist Forum paves the way for young scientists

30.06.2021
News

Meet the Scientist: Preventing thrombosis by modifying surfaces

10.06.2021
News

DWI collaborates with Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences on research into eco-friendly functional clothing

28.05.2021
News

Dr. Robert Göstl is a member of the editorial board of the new technical journal ACS Polymers Au

12.05.2021
News

"Hot Paper" in Applied Chemistry In the cage to the place of action

11.05.2021
Event

HairS'21

8. - 10.09.2021
How we work

Working 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.

Job offers

  • Scientist

    Postdoktorand aus dem Bereich Molekularbiologie

    RG Herrmann
    Published at
    26.03.2021
  • Master thesis

    Cell-mimicking Microgels to Model Retinal Epithelium Ageing

    Published at
    28.07.2021

Current publications

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