Micro delivery service for fertilizers

A team from DWI-Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials in Aachen, RWTH Aachen University, and the University of Bonn has now developed a foliar fertilization system based on biocompatible microgels that adhere selectively to leaves for a long period and slowly deliver nutrients in a controlled fashion.

PhD students outline future challenges in polymer sciences

Young chemistry talents were in the spotlight of the second Leibniz Young Polymer Scientist Forum, which took place at DWI – Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials on July 6 and 7. Evonik Industries and DWI had invited 19 PhD students from research institutes all over Germany.

ERC Grants for Five outstanding Researchers

Five outstanding researchers received a ERC Consolidator Grant respectively a ERC Advanced Grant.


As part of a cooperation project between RWTH Aachen University and Forschungszentrum Jülich (JARA), a new database was created, that provides comprehensive overview of the main research areas in energy of the two institutions.


Human Brain Project
JARA Involved in European Megaproject on Human Brain Simulation
JARA FIT Annual Report
You can download the new JARA-FIT Annual Report 2014 from here. Our last year's scientific progress and our achievements are documented there.