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Launching COST ACTION 18125 AERoGELS – Prof Smirnova nominated as Vice Chair

April 30, 2019 Brussels – 36 countries have confirmed their participation in the Horizon2020-funded COST Action (ref. 18125) launched project. 42 members of the Management Committee have participated in the kick-off meeting of the project entitled Advanced Engineering and Research of aeroGels for Environment and Life Sciences. During the day, MC has elected the projects’ […]

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Call for abstracts for Second International Youth Summer School at MUCTR “Aerogels: From laboratory to industry”

On 21-23 August 2019 the International Youth Summer School “Aerogels: from laboratory to industry” will take place in Moscow, Russia, for the second time. The Summer School will focus on various aerogels applications, modeling, commercialization and transfer to industry.

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Student opportunities at 20th International Sol-Gel Conference on August 25-30, 2019 in St. Petersburg

The 20th International Sol-Gel Conference will be held on August 25-30, 2019 in St. Petersburg, Russia. A conference is organized in partnership with the International Sol-Gel Society (ISGS) and hosted by ITMO University, St. Petersburg, Russia. The milestone 20th edition of the conference will manifest the new generation of the Sol-Gel Conference.

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Final Project Meeting of NanoHybrids at the Energiecampus Nürnberg

On Friday, 12 April 2019, the NanoHybrids project team met for their final project meeting at the Energiecampus Nürnberg, Germany. Aim of the meeting was to summarize the main achievements after 3.5 years of collaboration and to think about next steps to advance research, development and application of aerogels further. Coordinator Prof. Smirnova started the […]

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Girl’s Day at DLR – Synthesis of coloured alginate aerogel beads on 28 March 2019

Figure 1: Synthesis of colored alginate aerogel beads: manual production by dropwise adding alginate solution to a CaCl2 coagulation bath (left) and up scaling of synthesis with the help of a Jet Cutter (middle and right) (Copyright: DLR) Every year on Girl’s Day more than one hundred girls from various schools visit the German Aerospace […]

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