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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)

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 - 1/2021
Dr. Jochen Meier-Haack, Dept. Reactive Processing

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 - 7/2020
Dr. Dieter Fischer, Dept. Analytics

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

Sustainable reactive compounding of polymer nanoclay composites, 4/2017 - 3/2020
Dr. Uwe Gohs, Dept. Composite Materials

Leibniz Research Cluster:  (Bio-)Synthetic Multifunctional Micro-Production Units - New Ways for Drug Development, 4/2015 - 3/2020
Prof. Dr. Manfred Stamm, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

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

Zwanzig20-Partnership for innovation.
RESPONSE: Partnership for innovation in implant technology, 1/2014 - 12/2014, 11/2015 - 10/2019
Prof. Dr. Carsten Werner, Inst. of Biofunctional Polymer Materials

Excellency and technological application of battery research - ExcellentBattery, 6/2013 - 9/2019
Prof. Dr. Manfred Stamm, Dept. Nanostructured Materials
Frau Dr. Petra Uhlmann, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Material and process development for the efficient production of the large scale bipolar battery EMBATT, 7/2016 - 6/2019
Dr. Doris Pospiech, Dept. Polymer Structures
Dr. Petra Pötschke, Dept. Functional Nanocomposites and Blends

Carbon Concrete Composite - C3
Development of commingled yarns with thermoplastic binder filaments, 4/2017 - 3/2019
Dr. Christina Scheffler, Dept. Composite Materials

Development of electrically and thermally conductive plastic compounds with functionalities for use in heat exchangers and fuel cells
sub-project: 2-component-injection moulding, development and characterisation of material, 3/2016 - 8/2018
Dr. Beate Krause, Dept. Functional Nanocomposites and Blends

EISAB - Active Ice-repellent Surfaces for wind power plants, 9/2014 - 8/2018
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Dr. Petra Uhlmann, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Optimization of the required amount of water and polymer in the dissolving power for polyelectrolytes using the example of paper industry with attention to PAA, 8/2015 - 1/2018
Dr. Simona Schwarz, Dept. Polyelectrolytes and Dispersions

Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture

Funded by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture based on a decision of the Deutsche Bundestag

The development of bio-based hot melt adhesives and their use in paper and cardboard packaging, 9/2015 - 8/2018
Dr. Simona Schwarz, Dept. Polyelectrolytes and Dispersions

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)

Integration of a structural health monitoring system for organo sheets based on conductive polymer coatings with carbon nanotubes (OrganoSens)
Subproject: Development of nanostructured sensor fibres for the functionalization of organo sheets, 11/2017 - 10/2019
Dr. Christina Scheffler, Dept. Composite Materials

CFRP ankle-foot orthosis with a novel return spring component and automated but individual manufacturing using tailored fiber placement (FlexOr), 8/2017 - 6/2019
Dr. Axel Spickenheuer, Dept. Composite Materials

Development of a novel zeta potential measurement system;
Subproject: Basic investigation of electrokinetic processes in systems relevant for practical applications, 5/2017 - 2/2019
Dr. Astrid Drechsler, Dept. Polymer Interfaces

Development and prototype production of a highly variable 3-component mixing and dosing system for research institutions and SMEs;
Subproject: Development of a 3-component dosing with supply of solids and automatic cleaning concept for laboratory operation and small series production, 9/2016-5/2018
André Knapp, Dept. Polymer Interfaces

Development of multifunctional elastomeric heated covers for thermal binder activation processes with complex geometries (Hotflex);
Subproject: Material studies and measures on functional integration and service life evaluation of a novel active elastomeric cover system for binder activation processes, 1/2016 - 3/2018
Dr.-Ing. Axel Spickenheuer, Dept. 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 - 7/2019
Dr. Michaela Gedan-Smolka, Dept. Reactive Processing

Improvement of lacquer adhesion on polypropylene materials by investigation of the influence of additives, 10/2016 - 3/2019
Kathrin Estel, Dept. Polymer Interfaces

Development of responsive Janus particles for the multiple use of immobilized enzymes in the textile industry, 1/2017 - 12/2018
Dr. Alla Synytska, Dept., Polymer Interfaces

Development of compliant highly loaded elastomer components based on hybrid yarns with adjustable bi-modular properties, 12/2015 - 5/2018
Jun.-Prof. Dr. Sven Wießner, Dept. Elastomers

TailComp - Tailored Fibre Placement in Thermoplastic Composites, 6/2016 - 5/2018
Dr. Axel Spickenheuer, Dept. Composite Materials
Dr. Christina Scheffler, Dept. Composite Materials

Adaptive Polymer Brush Systems for Industrial Processes for a Sustainable Surface Modification of Foil, 6/2015 - 5/2018
Dr. Petra Uhlmann, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Development of a simulation-based technology for the fabrication of load-adapted, fiber-based implants with defined and locally variable stiffness, 8/2015 - 1/2018
Dr. Axel Spickenheuer, Dept. Composite Materials

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft/German Research Council (DFG)

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

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

Hydrodynamic reinforcement in filled polymer systems: numerical simulations and non-linear modeling, 1/2017 -12/2019
PD Dr. Marina Grenzer, Inst. Theory of Polymers

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

Molecular analysis of the swelling behavior of polymer model networks, 1/2017 - 12/2019
Dr. Michael Lang, 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 - 4/2019
Dr. Ulrike Staudinger, Dept. Functional Nanocomposites and Blends

Molecular design of novel polymer materials based on bottlebrush macromolecules, 3/2017 - 2/2019
Dr. Jaroslaw Paturej, Inst. Theory of Polymers

Development of a Transplantation Platform Technology Applicate to Improving Graft Survival in the Brain, 3/2017 - 2/2019
Dr. Ben Newland, Inst. of Biofunctional Polymer Materials

Bridging molecular orientation and isomerization state with macro-deformation in photoactive azobenzene-containing materials, 3/2016 - 2/2019
Dr. Olga Guskova, Inst. Theory of Polymers

Gene expression in microgels: The effect cytosol crowding and cytoplasm organization on cellular function, 2/2016 - 1/2019
Dr. Julian Thiele, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Precise synthesis of well-defined electron conducting and donor-acceptor semiconducting copolymers for organic electronics, 10/2015 - 9/2018
Dr. Anton Kiriy, Dept. Polymer Structures

Improvement of Lab-Predictions with respect to Crack Growth and Wear in Tyre Treads, 3/2013 - 8/2018
Prof. Dr. Gert Heinrich, Dept. Elastomers

Ordering and Helical Structures of Nanoparticles in Block Copolymers, 8/2014 - 8/2018
Prof. Dr. Manfred Stamm, Dept. Nanostructured Materials
Prof. Dr. Jens-Uwe Sommer, Inst. Theory of Polymers

In-situ Spectroscopic Investigations of High Energy Li-S Batteries Based on New Carbon Cathodes, 8/2015 - 7/2018
Prof. Dr. Manfred Stamm, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Acid gelation of enzymatically cross-linked caseins: from molecular level to network formation, 8/2015 - 7/2018
PD Dr. Albena Lederer, Dept. Analytics

Self-healing elastomers based on bromobutyl rubber with reversible interacting groups, 7/2014 - 6/2018
Dr. Frank Böhme, Dept. Polymer Structures
Prof. Dr. Gert Heinrich, Dept. Elastomers

Branching design in polyolefins by catalyst variation. Theory meets experiment, 2/2015 -  6/2018
PD Dr. Albena Lederer, Dept. Analytics
Prof. Dr. Jens-Uwe Sommer, Inst. Theory of Polymers

Nanoscale biopatterning using stimuli-responsive polymer surfaces and visible light /
3D Bio-Patterning using self-folding polymer films, 9/2009 - 5/2018
Dr. Leonid Ionov, Dept. Nanostructured Materials
Dr. Alla Synytska, Dept. Polymer Interfaces

Thermographic Characterisation of Deformation and Fracture of Semicrystalline Polymers as Basis for Constitutive Modelling of the Material Behaviour, 3/2016 - 2/2018
Dr. Konrad Schneider, Dept. Mechanics and Structure

Cell-instructive hydrogel gradient arrays, 3/2015 - 2/2018
Dr. Uwe Freudenberg, Inst. of Biofunctional Polymer Materials
Dr. Ralf Zimmermann, Inst. of Biofunctional Polymer Materials

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

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. Christina Scheffler, Dept. Composite Materials

Hydrogel-Based Microsystems, 10/2013 - 3/2018
Prof. Dr. Brigitte Voit, Dept. Bioactive und responsive Polymers
Prof. Dr. Andreas Fery, Dept. Polymer Interfaces

DFG Cluster of Excellence

Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden (cfaed), 11/2012 - 10/2018
Prof. Dr. Brigitte Voit, Dept. Polymer Structures
Prof. Dr. Andreas Fery, Dept. Nanostructured Materials
Prof. Dr. Manfred Stamm, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

European Union

BioSmartTrainee - Training in Bio-Inspired Design of Smart Adhesive Materials, 10/2015 - 9/2019
Dr. Alla Synytska, Dept. Polymer Interfaces

FLIPT - FLow Induced Phase Transitions, A new low energy paradigm for polymer processing, 9/2016 - 8/2019
Prof. Dr. Jens-Uwe Sommer, Inst. Theroy of Polymers

LASER4FUN - European ESRs Network on short pulsed laser micro/nanostructuring of surfaces, 9/2015 - 8/2019
Prof. Dr. Carsten Werner, Inst. of Biofunctional Polymer Materials

NANOLEAP - Nanocomposite for building constructions and civil infrastructures: European network pilot production line to promote industrial application cases, 1/2015 - 6/2018
Prof. Dr. Gert Heinrich, Dept. Composite Materials

SNAL - Smart Nano-objects for Alteration of Lipid-bilayers, 4/2014 - 3/2018
Prof. Dr. Jens-Uwe Sommer, Inst. Theory of Polymers

Sächsische Aufbaubank (SAB)

Funded by the European Funding for Regional Development (EFRE) and the Free State of Saxony.

Technology development for the fabrication of pultruded hybrid profiles;
Subproject: Basic powder coating formulation as adhesive layer for hybride materials via pultrusion technology, 9/2017 - 8/2019
Dr. Michaela Gedan-Smolka, Dept. Reactive Processing

Anti-microbial and anti-incrustative urethral catheter with autonomous fluid supply
Subproject: Development of a semipermeable silicone-containing membrane, 3/2016 - 3/2018
Dr. Jochen Meier-Haack, Dept. Reactive Processing

Other Organisations

VolkswagenStiftung - Volkswagen Foundation

Self Organization of Cell shape - an essential prerequisite for complex cellular life, 12/2016 - 11/2021
Dr. Lars Renner, Inst. of Biofunfunctional Polymer Materials

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

Alexander v. Humboldt Stiftung

Mechanically strong and electrically conductive graphene/polamer nanocomposites through in-situ reduction of graphene oxide upon microwave irradiation, 3/2018 - 8/2019
Dr. Jianwei Zhang, Dept. Functional Nanocomposite and Blends

Development of a 3D free fiber placement process based on a rapid consolidation of the thermoset matrix for manufacture of complex composite structures, 4/2017 - 3/2019
Dr. José Humberto Santos Almeida Júnior, Dept. Composite Materials

Dynamic Tunable Plasmonic Activity from Autonomic Reconfigurable 3D Micro-origami, 2/2016 - 1/2019 Dr. Chunghong Ye, Dept. Polymer Interfaces

Enhancing Upconversion Luminescence via Strongly Coupled Plasmonic Nanostruktures with Broken Symmetry, 10/2016 - 9/2018
Dr. Ye Yu, Dept. Nanostructured Materials

Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e. V. / Helmholtz Association

Helmholtz Research School on Nanoelectronic Networks (NANONET), 10/2012 - 9/2018
Prof. Dr. Brigitte Voit, Dept. Polymer Structures

Projects supported by the Leibniz Association - Leibniz Competition

DWI - Leibniz-Institute for Interactive Materials, Aachen
http://www.dwi.rwth-aachen.de
Ex-vivo cultivation of bipolar epithelial/endothelial cell layers as a first step towards an organ like alveolar barrier, 3/2015 – 2/2018
Prof. Dr. Carsten Werner, Inst. of Biofunctional Polymer Materials