Drug delivery

Renewable carbon

Mass balance, crack C4, renewable resources: replacing fossil carbons with bio-based and recycled alternatives.

Foresight

A material that promotes recycling

From sustainable sports shoes to the circular economy of toothbrushes: Björn Theis talks about the potential of monomaterials.

Batteries

Stored Power

Researchers are working on innovative energy storage systems—and discovering new potential in established technologies.

In my element

“Carbon is the foundation of life”

The recycling researcher Daniel Goldmann has a plan for extracting indium from electronic waste – with behavioral psychology.

Water electrolysis

The membrane is the key

AEM electrolysis is expected to produce large amounts of green hydrogen. A new membrane will make it possible.

Innovations

Perspectives in overview

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

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.

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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.

Wind of Change

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