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HIGHLIGHTED: Major Research Networks

See here for a list of major research networks and projects with participation of the IPF sponsored by different organizations and bodies (selection)

 

Publically funded projects listed according to sponsoring organization or body....

Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

LTBC-Low Thrombogenic Blood Circuit - Biofunctionalization by means of anchor polymers, 2/2019 - 1/2022
Prof. Dr. Carsten Werner, Inst. of Biofunctional Polymer Materials

Zwanzig20-Partnership for innovation.
RESPONSE: Partnership for innovation in implant technology, 1/2014 - 12/2014, 11/2015 - 12/2021
Prof. Dr. Carsten Werner, Inst. of Biofunctional Polymer Materials

WATER-LEGO; Era-Net: Lego-style approach for problematic water streams treatment, 10/2018 - 9/2021
Dr. Simona SchwarzDept. Functional Colloidal Materials

Hi-Water: Development of efficient and affordable technologies for drinking water treatment in rural areas
Development of polymer membranes for rejection of pathogens and low fouling tendency, 2/2018 - 5/2021
Dr. Jochen Meier-Haack, Dept. Reactive Processing

A physiological wound dressing material based on a hydrogel-polymer composite for continuous in-situ therapy monitoring, 4/2019 - 12/2020
Dr. Cordelia Zimmerer, Dept. Reactive Processing

Leibniz Research Cluster:  (Bio-)Synthetic Multifunctional Micro-Production Units - New Ways for Drug Development, 4/2015 - 9/2020
Prof. Dr. Andreas Fery, Dept. Nanostructured Materials
Prof. Dr. Manfred Stamm, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Strategies for the reduction of urban plastic emissions into limnic systems
sub-project: Development of a measurement method for the identification and quantification of microplastics in aquatic samples, 9/2017 - 8/2020
Dr. Dieter Fischer, Dept. Analytics

MicroCatch_Balt - One System: Analysing Microplastic Sinks and Sources from a typical Catchment area to the open Baltic, 08/2017 - 12/2020
Dr. Dieter Fischer, Dept. Analytics

BONUS BLUE BALTIC: MICROPOLL - Multilevel assessment of microplastics and pollutants in the Baltic Sea
sub-project: Identification and quantification of microplastics from field samples, 7/2017 - 6/2020
Dr. Dieter Fischer, Dept. Analytics

Suitable and effective Sorbents for Water Treatment and Medical Applications, 6/2019 - 5/2020
Dr. Simona Schwarz, Dept. Functional Colloidal Materials

Sustainable reactive compounding of polymer nanoclay composites, 4/2017 - 3/2020
Carsten Zschech, Dept. Reactive Processing

CNT-Membranes: Nanoporous membranes with high specific flow based on oriented CNTs for energy-efficient processing of waste and process waters from oil and gas industry, 3/2017 - 2/2020
Dr. Lothar Jakisch, Dept. Functional Nanocomposites and Blends
Dr. Jochen Meier-Haack, Dept. Reactive Processing

ISOMAT - Intelligent Sorption Materials for Water Treatment, 10/2018 - 1/2020
Dr. Simona Schwarz, Dept. Functional Colloidal Materials
Dr. Dana Schwarz, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)/German Federation of Industrial Cooperative Research Associations "Otto von Guericke" (AiF) / in the context of Zentrales Innovationsprogramm Mittelstand (ZIM)

Practical Development of a Design and Manufacturing Process Suitable for Tailored Fiber Placement /TFP) Using Advanced Topology Optimization Theory (AniDO)
Subproject: Development of an automated path data design tool based on advanced anisotropic topology optimization and its practical verification, 7/2019 - 6/2021
Dr.-Ing. Axel Spickenheuer, Dept. Mechanics and Composite Materials

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)/ German Federation of Industrial Cooperative Research Associations "Otto von Guericke" (AiF) / Industrielle Gemeinschaftsforschung (IGF)

Self stratifying powder coatings, 2/2017 - 1/2020
Dr. Michaela Gedan-Smolka, Dept. Reactive Processing

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft/German Research Council (DFG)

Nanoparticle translocation through polymer brush decorated nanochannels: General principles, 10/2020 - 9/2023
Dr. Holger Merlitz, Inst. Theory of Polymers

New electrodes based on polymer-brush-enzyme decorated particles for electrochemical biosensing, 9/2020 - 8/2023
PD Dr. Alla Synytska, Dept. Polymer Interfaces

Theory and Simulations of Active Brownian Systems, 5/2020 - 4/2023
Dr. Abhinav Sharma, Inst. Theory of Polymers

Elastomeric Polydimethylsiloxane Endcaps to Achieve Solubility and Melt-Processability, 3/2020 - 2/2023
Dr. Fransiska Lissel, Dept. Polymer Structures

Dynamic surface coatings through the hierarchical self-assembly of responsive colloidal building blocks, 8/2019 -11/2022
Prof. Dr. Andreas Fery, Dept. Functional Colloidal Materials
Dr. Martin Müller, Dept. Functional Colloidal Materials

Shape-changing polymer micro-origami with fully reprogrammable spatio-temporal folding, 9/2019 - 8/2022
Prof. Dr. Andreas Fery, Dept. Functional Colloidal Materials

Amphiphilic Fouling-Resistant Surfaces Based on Janus Particles, 9/2019 - 8/2022
Prof. Dr. Carsten Werner, Inst. of Biofunctional Polymer Materials
PD Dr. Alla Synytska, Dept. Polymer Interfaces

Impact of co-nonsolvency effects on dynamic wetting, 6/2019 - 5/2022
Dr. Günter K. Auernhammer, Dept. Polymer Interfaces
Prof. Dr. Andreas Fery, Dept. Nanostructured Materials
Dr. Petra Uhlmann, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Kinetics of phase-selektive distribution of hybrid filler systems in heterogenous rubber blends and their synergistic effects on the physical properties, 6/2019 - 5/2022
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sven Wießner, Dept. Elastomers

Ultra-soft long range strain and self-powered touch sensors for soft robot segments, 5/2019 - 4/2022
Dr. Amit Das, Dept. Elastomers
Prof. Dr. Andreas Fery, Dept. Polymer Interfaces

Poly(Propyleneimine) Transposon-Nanocarriers for Targeted Delivery of Therapeutic DNAs to Tumor Cells, 4/2019 - 3/2022
Dr. Dietmar Appelhans, Dept. Bioactive and responsive Polymers

Optically Reconfigurable Nanoscale Junctions for Organic Electronics, 3/2019 - 2/2022
Dr. Olga Guskova, Inst. Theory of Polymers

Antifouling surfaces with spatially alternating interfacial properties, 12/2018 - 11/2021
Dr. Ralf HelbigInst. of Biofunctional Polymer Materials

Solid Lubrication of Worm Gears based on PTFE, 10/2018 - 9/2021
Dr. Michaela Gedan-Smolka, Dept. Reactive Processing

Coherent energy transfer in a self-assembled plasmonic lattice, 9/2018 - 8/2021
Dr. Tobias König, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Controlled release of volatile mosquito repellents from nanostructured polymers to reduce infectious tropical diseases: Part II: Biocomponent fibers as drug-release device, 7/2018 - 6/2021
Dr. Andreas Leuteritz, Dept. Processing

Internal dynamics in concrete and model systems of concrete: 3D particle tracking, flow and density profiles, 12/2018 - 5/2021
Dr. Günter K. Auernhammer, Dept. Polymer Interfaces

Reversible Semicrystalline Polymeric Actuators, 5/2018 - 4/2021
Prof. Dr. Jens-Uwe Sommer, Inst. Theory of Polymers

Hydrodynamic reinforcement in filled polymer systems: numerical simulations and non-linear modeling, 1/2017 -12/2020
PD Dr. Marina Grenzer, Inst. Theory of Polymers

The formation of wrinkles in anisotropic systems, 9/2017 - 8/2020
Prof. Dr. Andreas Fery, Dept. Polymer Interfaces

Modeling of strongly coupled magneto-mechanical behaviour in magneto-sensitive elastomers, 7/2014 - 7/2020
PD Dr. Marina Grenzer, Inst. Theory of Polymers

Polymer brushes in competing solvents: phase transitions and switching, 7/2017 - 6/2020
Prof. Dr. Jens-Uwe Sommer, Inst. Theory of Polymers

Structure-property-correlations in nanostructured block copolymer/carbon nanotube composites with selective localization of the nanofillers within the phase morphology, 5/2015 - 3/2020
Dr. Ulrike Staudinger, Dept. Functional Nanocomposites and Blends

Electrospun Nanofibers with Embedded York-Shell Particles for Catalytic Applications, 3/2017 - 2/2020
Dr. Andriy Horechyy, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Investigations on the dynamics of polyelectrolyte multilayers by spin-labeling and EPR spectroscopy, 3/2017 - 2/2020
Dr. Uwe Lappan, Dept. Polyelectrolytes and Dispersions

3D measurement of field-induced deformations in magnetic hybrid materials, 2/2018 - 1/2020
Dr. Günter Auernhammer, Dept. Polymer Interfaces

DFG Colloborative Research Centre (CRC)

CRC 1415
Chemistry of Synthetic Two-Dimensional Materials
subproject: 2D Organic/Metal Halide Materials, 7/2020 - 6/2024
Prof. Dr. Brigitte Voit, Dept. Polymer Structures
subproject: Wrinkling Metrology and Strain Engineering of 2D Materials, 7/2020 - 6/2024
Prof. Dr. Andreas Fery, Dept. Polymer Interfaces

DFG Transregio 67

Glycosaminoglycan-poly(ethyleneglycol) hydrogels for improved dermal wound healing, 8/2012 - 6/2021
Prof. Dr. Carsten Werner, Inst. of Biofunctional Polymer Materials
Dr. Uwe Freudenberg, Inst. of Biofunctional Polymer Materials

DFG Graduate College

Interactive fiber rubber composites, 11/2018 - 04/2023
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sven Wießner, Dept. Elastomers
PD Dr. Marina Grenzer, Inst.  Theory of Polymers

Mineral-bonded composites for enhanced structural impact safety,
subproject: Strain-rate dependent composite behavior of fiber reinforcement in mineral-based matrices, 5/2017 - 10/2021
Dr.-Ing. Christina Scheffler, Dept. Processing

European Union

ERC Starting Grant
3DPartForm - 3D-printing of Particulate Formulations utilizing polymer microparticle-based voxels, 4/2020 - 3/2025
Dr. Julian Thiele, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

PEPSA-Mate: Nanopeptides and Nanosaccharides for Advanced and Sustainable Materials, 3/2020 - 4/2024
Prof. Dr. Andreas Fery, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Other Organisations

VolkswagenStiftung - Volkswagen Foundation

Cell-free enzymatic functionalization of synthetic polymers, 1/2020 - 12/2022
Dr. Julian Thiele, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Self Organization of Cell shape - an essential prerequisite for complex cellular life, 12/2016 - 12/2021
Dr. Lars Renner, Inst. of Biofunfunctional Polymer Materials

3D printing of particulate formulations utilizing microgel-based voxels, 1/2019 - 6/2020
Dr. Julian Thiele, Dept. Nanostuctured Materials
Dr. Carola Graf, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Freigeist-Fellowship
Unidirectional Light Propagation in Macroscopic Self-Assembled Gain-Loss Nanomaterials, 8/2017 - 12/2022
Dr. Tobias Anton F. König, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Alexander v. Humboldt Stiftung

Design of Anti(bio-Fouling) Block Copolymer Membranes by Molecular functionalization for Clean Water Generation, 7/2019 - 6/2022
Prof. Dr. Andreas Fery, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Bioinspired Co-assembled Microscopic Hydrogel Particles as Artifical Photosystem via Droplet Microfluidics, 3/2020 - 2/2022
Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Dynamically Tunable Chiral Plasmonics of Strongly Coupled 3D Nano-Enantiomers, 3/2019 - 02/2022 Dept. Functional Colloidal Materials

Nacre-Inspired Stretchable Fibre Electrodes, 5/2018 - 4/2021
Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Optically and Magnetically Responsive Three- Dimensional Printed Nanocomposite Hydrogels, 5/2018 - 7/2020
Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Charge-Transfer complexes within the Block Copolymer Domains via Directed Supramolecular Assembly, 3/2020 - 6/2020
Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Enhanced Hot Carriers Extraction by collective plasmonic resonances, 2/2018 - 2/2020
Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Projects supported by the Leibniz Association - Leibniz Competition

 FLI - Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute, Jena
https://www.leibniz-fli.de
XpandHSC - Ex vivo expansion of functional human HSCs to improve therapies of age-associated diseases, 5/2020 - 4/2023
Prof. Dr. Carsten Werner, Inst. of Biofunctional Polymer Materials