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Leibniz Trainee Award for DWI Lab Technician Justin Gottfried

23.11.2022
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DWI chemist is one of the "Top 40 under 40"

17.11.2022
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DWI receives approval for an extraordinary item of expenditure

04.11.2022
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Einstein Professorship for Institute Director Stefan Hecht

27.10.2022
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Synthetic cells to interact with living matter

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Look back on the WIMA 2022

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DWI again receives the TOTAL E-QUALITY award

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

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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.

Current publications

  • Publication

    Responsive Polyphenol-Crosslinked Supramacromolecular Microgels with Ph-Triggered Disassembly in Aqueous Solution

    C. Molano-López, S. Braun, M. Kather, A. Töpel, G. van Wissen and A. Pich
    Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics (2022)
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    Engineered Living Hydrogels for Robust Biocatalysis in Pure Organic Solvents

    L. Gao, L. Feng, D. F. Sauer, M. Wittwer, Y. Hu, J. Schiffels and X. Li
    Cell Reports Physical Science Vol. 3 (10) 101054 (2022)