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In order to slow down the spread of the corona virus, we at the MPI for Polymer Research have decided that
Most of our employees are working at home | Research in our laboratories is reduced to a minimum | Seminars and visits by guests are suspended until further notice | No business trips | Meetings are replaced by video conferences wherever possible | Employees returning from abroad stay at home for 14 days.

Stay healthy!

Prof. Hans-Jürgen Butt, Managing director of the MPI for Polymer Research

RSC 2020 Spiers Memorial Award for Klaus Müllen

Prof. Klaus Müllen has been awarded the prestigious "Spiers Memorial Award" of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). He receives it for his work on new nanomaterials for single molecule applications, organic electronics, sensing, catalysis, and energy conversion.


Wetting Dynamics

Sep 28, 2020 - Sep 30, 2020
Gustav-Stresemann-Institut e.V., Bonn-Bad Godesberg, Room: European Conference & Training Centre in Bonn, Langer Grabenweg 68

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