News and Events

Welcome to our News and Events section. The subcategories provide latest news, an overview of upcoming and past events and conferences, and articles published in the press about the Materials Chain network.


Latest News

Three questions for Prof. Dr Christof Schulz

HY Summit im Ruhrgebiet

The HY Summit brings together the "who's who" from science, politics and business in the hydrogen sector. A very central question at the Hydrogen Summit: How can the hydrogen ramp-up succeed? Materials Chain member Prof. Dr. Christof Schulz explains which technologies science is developing for industrial scale and how this will make hydrogen production independent of expensive precious metals. The... read more

Doris Segets researches materials for renewable energies

Advancing key technology

Tiny nanoparticles promise one thing above all: to make the energy transition possible. To speed up the development of the particles, Materials Chain member Prof. Dr Doris Segets wants to use artificial intelligence. In an interview, the scientist explains how she wants to make the nanomaterials, which work wonderfully in the laboratory environment, usable for industry - for example, for the ramp-up... read more

Making electrodes robust for H2 production

Why I do research: Vineetha Vinayakumar

‘We live in a world where energy demand is rising day by day’, says Dr Vineetha Vinayakumar. That’s why the materials scientist focuses on developing efficient and environment-friendly ways to produce hydrogen. You are an expert on Materials Engineering. Can you explain your current research focus? Currently, I focus on Green Hydrogen whose climate impact is negligible. One production... read more


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The 4th Materials Chain International Conference, MCIC 2022: Future Materials and Energy Systems, will take place on August 29th, 2022 at Ruhr-Universität Bochum.
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