Important collaborative projects


BioSmartTrainee - Training in Bio-Inspired Design of Smart Adhesive materials

WOOD-FLARETCOAT - Flame-retardant coatings based on nano-magnesium hydroxide, huntite and hydromagnesite for wood applications

SNAL - Smart Nano-objects for Alteration of Lipid-bilayers

Nanoleap - Nanocomposite for building constructions and civil infrastructures: European network pilot production line to promote industrial application cases

NanoCF - Tuning the properties of NanoCarbon with Fluorination

SOMATAI - Soft Matter at Aqueous Interfaces

ECNP GROWTH - Consolidation of the European Centre for Nanostructured Polymers

NephroTools - The potential of human kidney stem/progenitor cells for use in drug discovery and regenerative therapy programmes

LORRY - Development of an innovative lor rolling resistance truck tyre concept...

HydroZONES - Bioactivated hierarchical hydrogels as zonal implants for articular cartilage regeneration

RADCOLLS - Selective materials for decontamination of solids and prevention radionuclides from spreading

GENIS LAB - EU Coordination and support action 'The Gender in Science and Technology



DFG Research Centre 'Regenerative Therapies'

cfaed - Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden

DIGS-BB - Dresden International Graduate School for Biomedicine and Bioengineering

IHRS NanoNet - International Helmholtz Research School for Nanoelectronic Networks

C³ - Carbon Concrete Composite

DFG Collaborative Research Centre 639 'Textile-reinforced composite components for function-integrating multi-material design in complex lightweight applications'

DFG Collaborative Research Centre 655 'Cells into tissues: Stem cell and progenitor commitment and interaction during tissue formation'

DFG Research Unit 597 'Fracture Mechanics and Statistical Mechanics of Reinforced Elastomeric Blends'

DFG Collaborative Research Centre Transregio 67 'Funktionelle Biomaterialien zur Steuerung von Heilungsprozessen in Knochen- und Hautgewebe - vom Material zur Klinik'

DFG Collaborative Research Center Transregio 79 'Materials for Tissue Regeneration in Systemically Diseased Bones'

BMBF Network of Excellence 'Nanosystem intergration'

BMBF Center of Innovation Competence "BCube - Molecular Bioengineering"

Innovation Alliance Carbon Nanotubes: Innovation for industry and society

Saxon Excellence Cluster "European Centre for Emerging Materials and Processes"

Important collaborative projects of the past

EU Large Scale Integrating Project 'Angiogenesis-inducing Bioactive and Bioresponsive Scaffolds in Tissue Engineering - ANGIOSCAFF'

EU SME Cooperation EMBROIDERY - Development of energy efficient/lightweigt composite parts and tooling based on Tailored Fibre Placement technology/self heating technology

EU Large Scale Integrating Project 'Carbon Nanotube Confinement Strategies to Develop Novel Polymer Matrix Composites' - POCO

FLARETPOL - EU Specific Targeted Research Project 'Development of an innovative, cost-effective technology to produce halogen-free high performance flame-retarded polypropylene'

EU Integrated Project 'Innovative sensor-based prosessing technolgy of nanostructure d multifunctional hybrids and composites'

EU RTN 'KidStem - Developing a stem cell based therapy to replace nephrons lost through reflux nephropathy'

EU Integrated Project 'Advanced Nanostructured Surfaces for the Control of Biofouling' - AMBIO

EU Integrated Project 'Intelligent multi-reactive textiles intergrating nano-filler based CPC-fibers' - INTELTEX

EU STREP 'Application and process optimization of human stem cells for myocardium repair' - SC&CR

DFG Collaborative Research Centre 528 'Textile Reinforcements for Structural Strengthening and Repair'

DFG Collaborative Research Centre 287 'Reactive Polymers in Non-homogeneous Systems, in Melts and at Interfaces'

Ministries and Parent Organisation

Leibniz-Gemeinschaft (Leibniz Association)

Saxon State Ministry of Science and the Fine Arts - SMWK

Federal Ministry of Education and Research - BMBF

Teaching Activities of IPF Professors at Universities

Technische Universität Dresden

Hochschule Lausitz (FH) - University of Applied Sciences

Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden - University of Applied Sciences

Networks and Affiliations (selection)

DRESDEN concept

MFD - Materials Research Network Dresden


OES - Organic Electronics Saxony

Initiative Nano in Germany

Federation of Reinforced Plastics - AVK

wip - Knowledge and Innovation Network Polymer Technology

FEKM - Innovative Network Research and Development Plastics Technology Central Germany


GDCh - Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker

DFO - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Oberflächenbehandlung

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde - DGM

Other German Research Organizations

Max Planck Society


Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres

Research Funding Organizations

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft - DFG (German Research Foundation)

Arbeitsgemeinschaft industrieller Forschungseinrichtungen - AiF (Federation of Industrial Research Associations)

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation