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

Transporting Hydrogen as Iron

Safe and Efficient

The transport of green-generated energy in the form of iron. This is the vision of the "Me2H2 iron-steam process" project coordinated by the University of Duisburg-Essen. Hydrogen generated by means of solar energy, a chemical reaction and transport in metal form lead to a sustainable cycle. Together with partners from Clausthal and Bremen and associated industrial partners, the team aims to develop... read more

Magnetic and Superconducting Materials

International Conference

Magnetism on the nanoscale, magnetic materials in biology and medicine, 2D superconductors: these and other topics will be addressed by experts from all over the world at the International Conference on Magnetic and Superconducting Materials (MSM22) from August 28 to September 2 at the campus in Duisburg of the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE). In keynote and guest lectures, leading experts from... read more

Green Light for Hydrogen Center

Proof-of-concept successful

The Innovation and Technology Center for Hydrogen (ITZ H2) with its four locations nationwide is possible. This was the result of an audit by the German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV). The hydrogen and fuel cell center (ZBT) of the UDE is coordinating the establishment in Duisburg, in which companies and research institutions from all over North Rhine-Westphalia are participating.... read more


Upcoming Events


Save the Date

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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