Delightful Dung

A state-of-the-art biogas plant extracts pure methane and natural carbon dioxide from cow manure and slurry. Could this be the solution that delivers a sustainable and more resource-saving energy supply?

To the dossier


Chemistry is expanding the chip industry

Whether for cars or game consoles, microchips are in great demand. How Evonik wants to expand production capacities.


The chip industry in figures

Wich industry is most dependent on microchips and who dominates the market? An overview of the most important facts.

In my element

“When you're free-diving, your strength comes from serenity”

The apnea diver Herbert Nitsch talks about the pitfalls created underwater by the element oxygen.

A good question

Biodegradable paper batteries

Reducing electrical waste: Gustav Nyström is working on an environmentally friendly battery.


Perspectives in overview

Research for a better future: Our Perspectives illuminates pioneering ideas and innovations from around the world.

All focal areas

An overview of the dossiers

Reports, interviews, and graphics: Our dossiers bring together everything worth knowing about the main themes of ELEMENTS.

From the sections
Research and Innovation
Science that fascinates—we report on the latest research and innovations in chemistry and related disciplines.
Markets and Regions
Evonik operates in 100 countries all over the globe. In this section we show how the future is being invented in these locations—and why it’s happening there.
People and Visions
Innovations don’t emerge from a vacuum. They are born inside our heads. A report about people who promote their visions with passion.
Opinion and Debate
Progress becomes possible when we criticize the world as it is. That’s why we offer this space for exciting debates—and controversial positions.

Delightful Dung

Issues of Elements in the archive

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