News of the DECHEMA-Forschungsinstitut

  • 2023-03-01 |

    New continuing education courses 2023

    Optical metrology, laser protection, Nagoya protocol, safety hazards of the energy transition and drinking water hygiene new in the programme


  • 2022-07-15 |

    DFI at the ACHEMA 2022

    DFI represented with exhibition stands and congress contributions at the leading international trade fair for the process industry


  • 2021-08-12 |

    "What we can do, we can do very well" : Interview with Jonathan Bloh and Mathias Galetz


  • 2021-07-16 |

    Vice-President of the European Parliament visits DECHEMA Research Institute


  • 2021-05-31 |

    DECHEMA Research Institute at the ACHEMA Pulse 2021


  • 2021-04-14 |

    DECHEMA Research Institute repositions itself: Focus on energy and raw materials transition


  • 2021-03-23 |

    DFI at conference “HTCPM – High-Temperature Corrosion and Protection of Materials”


  • 2021-03-16 |

    New electrochemical cell for the degradation of halogenated pollutants put into operation


  • 2021-02-16 |

    IGF project on development of thermal barrier coatings on titanium materials


  • 2021-01-12 |

    BMBF NanoMatFutur junior research group of Maren Lepple at DFI granted


  • 2020-11-19 |

    Master thesis in corrosion awarded with Seppeler Foundation Prize


  • 2020-11-09 |

    Project „RAISELIFE“: Great EU-funded Innovation Award


  • 2020-11-03 |

    New Team Leader Redox-Flow-Batteries


  • 2020-10-20 |

    IGF project on development of corrosion-resistant magnesium materials


  • 2020-10-01 |

    First DFG Research Training Group at DFI: “MatCom – ComMat”


  • 2020-09-24 |

    New insights and possibilities for terpene biotechnology


  • 2020-09-03 |

    DFI and DECHEMA Corrosion Centre at the Virtual EUROCORR 2020


  • 2020-08-31 |

    DECHEMA Research Institute extends Executive Board


  • 2020-08-10 |

    Successful project applications at the BMBF innovation competition "Weltspeicher" (One battery for the world)


  • 2020-07-02 |

    New publication on the joint projects TubulAir± and Tubulyze


  • 2020-06-01 |

    New Deputy Head of the High Temperature Materials Group


  • 2019-09-30 |

    Special Issue “Corrosion by Hot Gases and Combustion Products” in „Materials and Corrosion“


  • 2019-09-16 |

    Guest article on DFI joint project „GRA2KAT“


  • 2019-09-13 |

    DFI researcher Anke Silvia Ulrich awarded the „EUROCORR Young Scientist Grant“


  • 2019-09-10 |

    Wolfram Fürbeth confirmed as chairman of the EFC „Science and Technology Advisory Committee“


  • 2019-07-27 |

    DFI involvement at Gordon Research Conference „High Temperature Corrosion“


  • 2019-07-12 |

    Researchers from DFI present hot topics on enzyme catalysis at “BioTrans 2019”


  • 2019-06-13 |

    Success at J. P. Morgan Corporate Challenge 2019


  • 2019-05-28 |

    Publication on the extension of the terpenoid structure space


  • 2019-05-22 |

    New Publication in the field of Hydrogen Peroxide-driven Biocatalysis


  • 2019-04-01 |

    New publication on the EPS analysis of electroactive biofilms


  • 2019-02-26 |

    New: "Bioelectrosynthesis"


  • 2018-12-20 |

    New Publication on the Synthesis of Phase Pure Layered Manganese Oxide (δ-MnO2) as a Possible Cathode Intercalation Material for Zinc & Aluminum Ion Batteries


  • 2018-12-10 |

    New Publication in the field of photocatalytic hydrogen peroxide generation published in ACS Catalysis


  • 2018-12-05 |

    Wolfram Fürbeth appointed as an Adjunct Professor


  • 2018-11-09 |

    1st Pseudomonas Grassroots Meeting brings researchers from all over Europe to Frankfurt


  • 2018-11-21 |

    Book Announcement: “Bioelectrosynthesis”


  • 2018-09-17 |

    DFI Day lab2industry

    With the "DFI Day - lab2industry" on 5 December 2018 we continue the tradition of our former Foundation Day and present our research - from fundamentals to industrial application - to a broad public.


  • 2018-06-16 |

    DFI at "Wissen vor acht" on BR TV about "Electricity from a Sewage Plant"

    Electricity from a sewage plant, or how to generate electricity from wastewater. Dirty water hides an energy treasure to be uncovered. The manager of a sewage plant close to Braunschweig is working on an exciting pilot project with DECHEMA-Forschungsinstitut: With the help of microbial fuel cells the sewage plant is to be used as an energy buffer. You can watch the whole story (in German) at the BR-Mediathek.


  • 2018-05-30 |

    DFI on IFAT 2018

    IFAT, the world’s leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste, and raw materials management, takes place every two years in Munich. As already in 2016, the Electrochemistry research group was present this year with their own booth in the innovation sector at the centre of the fair.


  • 2018-03-20 |

    LOEWE delivery of document

    Delivery of grant document to Markus Buchhaupt

    Minister Boris Rhein hands over the document confirming the LOEWE grant to Dr. Markus Buchhaupt, head of the Industrial Biotechnology group at DFI, for the research focus AROMAplus. Dr. Buchhaupt cunducts the work at DFI together with Prof. Dr. Jens Schrader, executive board of the foundation.


  • 2018-03-18 |

    Young DFI scientists win presentation and poster award

    Martin Hankele (MPA of Univeristy Stuttgart), Dr. Florian Mayer (DFI), and Franziska Enzmann (DFI, l. to r.) receive their awards.


  • 2017-11-01 |

    Project "Improved Photocatalysts for selective NOx degradation" is research highlight of the IGF 2017

    Under the headline “Innovative building materials clean the air – nitrogen oxide degradation by photocatalysis" (Innovative Baustoffe reinigen die Luft – Stickoxidabbau durch Photokatalyse) one of the "Chemical Technology" group's research projects has been chosen as highlight project of the industrial collective research (iGF) and is the topic of the new AiF project flyer.


  • 2017-10-10 |

    New BMBF project to develop biotechnological production processes for chiral substances

    Chiral substances play an important role in the production of fine chemicals, especially pharmaceuticals. The project investigates the development of possibilities for biotechnological synthesis of chemicals from methanol. Using this biomass conversion product as basis of all developments is also an important contribution to the biologisation of chemistry.


  • 2017-09-27 |

    Photocatalysis team presents current research activities at SP6 Conference

    The 6th International conference on Semiconductor Photochemistry SP6 took place on 11th to 14th September 2017 in Oldenburg (Germany). The event was supported by Dr. Jonathan Bloh, head of the Chemical Technology research group at DFI, who acted as co-chair.


  • 2017-08-15 |

    Around 50 international junior scientists met with representatives of academia and industry

    Together with VAAM, DECHEMA-Forschungsinstitut (DFI) organised this year its fourth international Summer School "Biotransformations 2017" in Hannover. Between 16 and 19 July the participants had the opportunity to discuss with high-ranking experts from industry and science about topics such as protein discovery 2.0, production host development, downstream processing, and many more. PhD students from DFI also attended the conference.


  • 2017-07-17 |

    Research project AROMAplus receives 4.4 million Euro LOEWE funding

    Together with the project partners Hochschule Geisenheim University (leading) and Justus Liebig University Gießen, DECHEMA-Forschungsinstitut will receive a LOEWE funding of 4,395,648 Euro for the research project “AROMAplus – from plant resources to microbial production – aroma and functional ingredients from vine and fruit”.


  • 2017-07-12 |

    Latest issue of Institute Newsletter now online

    The latest issue of our DFI Newsletter is now available (in German), introducing the new administration. Catch up on our activities at many national and international events and learn about new research projects.


  • 2017-06-19 |

    First Workshop of the EU project RAISELIFE in Madrid

    On 17th May 2017 the first RAISELIFE workshop “Raising the Lifetime of Functional Materials for CSP Technology (RAISELIFE)” took place in Madrid.


  • 2017-03-03 |

    DECHEMA-Forschungsinstitut under new administration

    On 1st March 2017 DECHEMA-Forschungsinstitut in Frankfurt appointed its new administration. Prof. Dr. Jens Schrader is the new head of the foundation. His position also includes the head of the Institute's administrative committee. Further members are Associate Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Fürbeth, head of the Corrosion group, and Associate Prof. Dr.-Ing. Mathias Galetz, head of the High Temperature Materials group.


  • 2016-10-07 |

    MIKE makes biogas plants more efficient: New BMBF Project launched about the material use of CO2

    Higher biogas yield, no complex CO2 separation, and excess electricity is used reasonably: All of this is the goal of MIKE, the BMBF project "Methanation of CO2 from biogas by microbial electrosynthesis", which was launched on 1 September 2016.


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