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Living Materials Partnership Begins Virtually

Living Materials Partnership Begins Virtually

Jun 04, 2020
Faculty members from Penn State and the University of Freiburg met and shared their work in two joint webinar sessions on May 27 an…
Volkswagen Foundation Supports University of Freiburg Chemist

Volkswagen Foundation Supports University of Freiburg Chemist

May 25, 2020
The Volkswagen Foundation is backing Prof. Dr. Anna Fischer of the University of Freiburg’s Institute of Inorganic…
Intelligent Aircraft Wings Could Save Fuel

Intelligent Aircraft Wings Could Save Fuel

May 14, 2020
Components no bigger than a particle of dust: the unit cells developed by micromechanic Prof. Dr. Chris Eberl at Freiburg’s Cluster…
A Boost for Post-doctoral Qualification

A Boost for Post-doctoral Qualification

May 11, 2020
Success for biologist Dr. Linnea Hesse: togehter with geographer Dr. Carola Fricke, she has been …
Programming with the Light Switch

Programming with the Light Switch

May 05, 2020
In the development of autonomous systems and materials, self-assembling molecular structures controlled by chemical reaction networ…
Helmholtz Prize for Freiburg microsystems engineers

Helmholtz Prize for Freiburg microsystems engineers

Apr 09, 2020
A research team led by Prof. Dr. Peter Woias, microsystems engineer and member of the cluster of excellence li…
Help from the 3D Printer

Help from the 3D Printer

Apr 06, 2020
In times of the corona pandemic, protective clothing is in short supply in hospitals, retirement homes and doctors' practice. A tea…
Application Deadlines Extended

Application Deadlines Extended

Mar 27, 2020
livMatS strives to promote excellent young researchers and support gender equality in research. For this reason, the clust…
Incentives for Academic Talent

Incentives for Academic Talent

Mar 09, 2020
The University of Freiburg will receive start-up funding of 100,000 euros for its “Freiburg Rising Stars Academy” concept, a total …
First livMatS Colloquia in 2020

First livMatS Colloquia in 2020

Feb 19, 2020
On February 19th 2020, the livMatS Colloquium enters a new round. It will start with a lecture by physicist Prof. Dr. Mich…
Orientation for Academic Careers

Orientation for Academic Careers

Feb 05, 2020
How does good scientific practice look like? What role does the diversity of people play for cooperation in everyday research? And …
Conscious Energy Use and Savings

Conscious Energy Use and Savings

Jan 30, 2020
How can you get people to behave in a more energy-efficient way? Dr. Michael Stumpf from the Department of Psychology at the Univer…
Rainer Grießhammer Receives the Federal Cross of Merit

Rainer Grießhammer Receives the Federal Cross of Merit

Jan 17, 2020
At an official ceremony, Edith Sitzmann, Finance Minister of the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg, awarded the Cross of Merit of …
Hans Zappe appointed Editor-in Chief for SPIE journal

Hans Zappe Appointed Editor-in Chief

Jan 08, 2020
Prof. Dr. Hans Zappe, Principal Investigator of livMatS, has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the SPIE Journal of Micro/N…
Metal-free Energy Storage

Metal-free Energy Storage

Dec 17, 2019
Whether they contain lead, lithium or cobalt, when batteries are dead the toxic metals usually end up in the environment. In many c…
Consolidator Grant for livMatS member

Henning Jessen Receives Consolidator Grant

Dec 10, 2019
The chemist Prof. Dr. Henning Jessen has received a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). The ERC Consolidat…
Cultivating a Culture of Collaboration

Cultivating a Culture of Collaboration

Dec 02, 2019
The members of the Cluster of Excellence Living, Adaptive and Energy-autonomous materials systems (livMatS) met for the fi…
4.5 Million Euros for Programmable Materials

4.5 Million Euros for Programmable Materials

Nov 18, 2019
The Carl Zeiss Foundation has selected the research cluster “Interactive and Programmable Materials” (IPROM) of the University of F…
Call for Papers for

Call for Papers for "Living Machines"

Nov 08, 2019
The University of Freiburg and the Cluster of Excellence livMatS will host the 9th edition of the international Living Mac…

New Paper Published

Oct 21, 2019
Prof. Dr. Henning Jessen has published a new paper on recent developments and perspectives in the synthesis of Cyclotriphosphate in…
Nature as a Role Model

Nature as a Role Model

Oct 10, 2019
The Cluster livMatS presents its research in the special exhibition “Baubionik – Biologie beflügelt Architekt…

New Publication

Sep 17, 2019
livMatS PI Prof. Dr. Henning Jessen and livMatS doctoral researcher Alexander Ripp have published a new paper on …
The Artificial Trap

The Artificial Trap

Aug 12, 2019
Inspired by biology, Prof. Dr. Thomas Speck recreates natural functional principles with artificial materials. In most cases, the s…
Materials of a New Era

Materials of a New Era

Aug 09, 2019
In 2000, the Chemist Paul J. Crutzen and the biologist Eugene Stoermer diagnosed a new geological era: the Anthropocene. According …
Exchange Beyond Disciplinary Borders

Exchange Beyond Disciplinary Borders

Aug 01, 2019
How can one’s own research be explained in three minutes? Junior researchers of the Cluster of Excellence “Living, Adaptive and Ene…
Combining forces for Materials Research

Combining Forces For Materials Research

Jul 24, 2019
Two research sites, one shared vision: the University of Freiburg and the USA’s Pennsylvania State University will in future be coo…
Greek Delegations Visits FIT

Greek Delegation Visits FIT

Jul 16, 2019
A delegation from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with its president Prof. Dr. Pericles A. Mitkas and vice rector Prof. Dr…
Perfect Marks for Freiburg

Perfect Marks for Freiburg

May 10, 2019
Four subjects of the University of Freiburg have taken part in the current ranking of the Centre for Higher Education, CHE-Ranking …
Traffic Control of Cells

Traffic Control of Cells

Mar 25, 2019
Cells in the human body can display remarkable differences in their behaviour depending on the mechanical properties of the tissue …
New Position for Andrea Kiesel

New Position for Andrea Kiesel

Feb 04, 2019
Andrea Kiesel, Professor at the Institute for Psychology of the University of Freiburg and Principal Investigator of the Cluster Li…
One Hundred Percent Success

One Hundred Percent Success

Sep 27, 2018
It is a major boost to cutting-edge research in Freiburg: in the current Excellence Strategy competition, scientists at the Univers…