Author Archives: Silke Ludewigs

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Novel aerogels on the way from the laboratory to the pilot scale – Project meeting of the EU project NanoHybrids on November 14 and 15, 2018 takes stock

Interim results after three years of project duration: The EU research project NanoHybrids will meet on 14 and 15 November 2018 for its project meeting in Hamburg. Aerogels and their pilot scale production for industrial applications are at the heart of the project. With their nanoporous structure, aerogels are the lightest solids in the world […]

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“Aerogel – the material of the future” – Prelude to 4th International Seminar on Aerogels

The fourth International Seminar on AEROGELS – 2018 is fast approaching. It will take place in Hamburg on 24 – 26 September 2018 in Hamburg. The Seminar is chaired by Prof Smirnova, Institute of Thermal Separation Processes, TUHH, and Dr. Michel Perrut, Atelier Fluides Super Critiques, Nyons, France. 

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DLR presented aerogels at ILA 2018 in Berlin

The exhibition ILA 2018 (Innovation and Leadership in Aerospace) took place in Berlin from 25th to 29th April 2018. The Department of Aerogels of the German Aerospace Center (Institute of Materials Research, Cologne) presented various types of aerogels for diverse application including thermal insulation, foundry additives and adsorbing materials.

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RISE researcher receives half a million for the production of fossil-free aerogels

Fernando Alvarado at RISE Bioeconomy, one of the partners of NanoHybrids, is awarded this year’s Skills Prize from the Gunnar Sundblad Research Foundation. The award of SEK 500,000 will be used to initiate a Swedish research platform for cellulose-based aerogel particles that can, among other things, replace traditional absorbents, thickeners and microplastics. The prize has […]

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DLR offers scientific positions for advanced researcher on aerogels

The Institute of Materials Research, Department of Aerogels, offers a scientific position for experienced researchers. In the “Next Generation Car” research project, a project in the field of transport research, innovative materials for thermal and acoustic insulation in ground-based vehicles, up to the generic component, will be developed. In addition, new innovative concepts for future […]

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