Hand in protective glove disinfects surface with a cloth

Chemical production

Disinfection – what does it mean?

Disinfection puts dead or living material in a state where it can no longer infect. . What does this mean in practice?

Pharma Polymers

How Medications Enter the Body

The “chemical packaging” and the navigation to specific targets are becoming ever more precise.

Heat-Insyde's thermal energy storage system

The energy transition

Salt solar heat store

How researchers from Eindhoven intend to use potash to revolutionize heat storage systems for buildings.

In my element

"Our molecule will make it in the textbooks"

How chemist Moritz Malischewski discovered a whole new side to carbon.

marbles roll into a glass

Chemical production

The Direct Route

Evonik plans to use a new method to make the production of propylene glycol more sustainable.

Main topics Dossiers Elements

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.

Küsthardt Kolumne

Column

More entrepreneurial spirit!

Chief Innovation Officer Ulrich Küsthardt calls for a stronger startup culture in companies.

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Science that fascinates—we report on the latest research and innovations in chemistry and related disciplines.
Markets and Regions
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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.

Knowledge Storage

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