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Foundations of success

Founded in 1983, the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research began its research operations in 1984, at that time still in rooms at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. Seven interviewees, who played a key role in shaping the Institute, talk about the challenges of the early days. more


The institute with six research groups under the leadership of six directors is one of the internationally leading research centres in the field of polymer science. more

Fondant under the magnifying glass

New insights into the properties of sweet coating more

Understanding cell functions: New CRC combines life sciences and polymer research

DFG Approves New Collaborative Research Center 1551 "Polymer Concepts for Understanding Cellular Functions more

A sausage on a fork

Choosing the right proteins can improve the mouthfeel of vegetarian sausages more

Third funding period for collaborative research center investigating soft matter simulation

German Research Foundation approves further four-year funding of the joint Collaborative Research Center/Transregio 146 on Multiscale Simulation Methods for Soft Matter Systems of Mainz University, TU Darmstadt, and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research more

Building-block solar cells

Computer algorithm searches for new materials for organic solar cells more

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