Good question

Bio-ethanol from apple residues

Doreen Kaiser explains the special potential held by press residues from apple juice production.

High-performance fibers

A coating that sends a heat warning

Swiss researchers have developed a coating for high-performance fibers that turns white when subjected to heat.

Video

In my element

The challenge of blue

Hideki Kubota loves his job as a pyrotechnician. In this article he explains why the color blue is a challenge and how the element copper plays a role in his work.

Foresight

Smart Fabrics

Evonik will help future fashion to do more than keeping us warm and looking good. Will we soon have smart fabrics equipped with poison detectors?

Innovations

Perspectives in overview

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

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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.

Knowledge Storage

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