New ultrafiltration membrane for offshore application

GE’s new ZeeWeed* 700B Ultrafiltration membrane for seawater pretreatment, removal of sulfate and suspended solids.

Tiny microbots clean up water

Max Planck researchers have developed self-propelled tiny ‘microbots’ that can remove lead or organic pollutions from contaminated water.

Award for innovative release film

Infiana receives AIMCAL Award for its novel FlexPLAS release film

Electricity from waste heat

For the first time so-called thermoelectric materials reliably convert waste heat directly into electricity.

New world record for polymer solar cells

Polymer solar cells could be cheaper and more reliable thanks to Swedish and Chinese researchers.

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Some like it hot

Heat resistant innovations from Lapp for applications in hot ambient conditions like power stations, blast furnaces and motors

New transparent luminous pigments

Research scientists at the Leibniz-Institute for New Materials have developed luminous particles that can also withstand high temperatures. When activated by UV light or x-rays, they glow orange red.

Space modules for industrial and scientific purposes

Bigelow Aerospace and United Launch Alliance join forces to foster habitable volumes in Low Earth orbit

Subsea concept to simplify oil exploration

Statoil presented a new subsea concept to reduce cost and increase efficiency.

New special steel for construction projects

Ugitech introduced special steel solutions to meet the demands of the construction industry