Softwood becomes exclusive hardwood


Scientists at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen have developed an innovative treatment for domestic wood and timber.

Private energy storage plants


Mercedes-Benz launches energy storage plants for private use.

New composite material enables smaller CO2 sensor

New composite material enables smaler CO2 sensor

Material scientists at ETH Zurich and the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam have developed a new type of sensor to measure CO2.

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Fuel saving with adamantine coating

Fuel saving with adamantine coating

Coating engine components with diamond-like carbon reduces friction to almost zero.

Thermoplastic composite for spacecraft

Thermoplastic composite for spacecraft

Developer and manufacturer of advanced composite materials, TenCate supplies the Astro Aerospace with thermoplastic composites.

Winning idea with good vibrations

Winning idea with good vibrations

Students from Delft University of Technology off to a flying start with Multifun concept selected as Fly Your Ideas winner.

Silicone Rubber Knee

Silicone rubber knee

Researchers launch new medical technology project investigating a cmposite structure made of silicone rubber for use as a cruciate ligament implant.

Energy Storage System for Viking Queen

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Eidesvik have entered into an agreement for installation of a battery solution onboard the vessel Viking Queen as a retrofit solution

Novel tissue substitute made of high-tech fibers


Regenerative medicine uses cells harvested from the patient’s own body to heal damaged tissue.

Raw materials for all segments


At the UTECH Europe 2015 in April, BASF has shown a broad range of new polyurethane systems.