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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 DAAD fellowship for research on aerogels

The Institute of Materials Research, Department of Aerogels offers a DAAD fellowship for research on aerogels. Main investigation topic of the offered position is the development of new aerogel materials and aerogel composites for high temperature application in the temperature range of > 1000 °C based on silica aerogels. The investigations are focussed on chemical […]

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M30 Project Meeting at University of Athens

On 23 and 24 May 2018 we have been meeting for our sixth project meeting. This time we have been guests of NanoHybrids partner University of Athens, It is an inspiring feeling to be at the cradle of European democracy and culture and it is a great motivation to keep the hard work going for […]

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5th International Summer School on Aerogels 19-21 September 2018

The Fifth International Summer School on Aerogels held in Cologne is organized cooperatively by the Hamburg University of Technology (Germany), the University of Salzburg (Austria), the Empa in Dübendorf (Switzerland) and the Department of Aerogels from Institute of Materials Research at the German Aerospace Center. During this workshop participants will be introduced to the fascinating properties of […]

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