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Microplastics

Raiders of the lost plastic

Patrick Stenner works on processes that fish microplastics out of waste water. Electrochemistry is the key.

Batteries

Stored Power

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

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?

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In my element

“I love and hate chlorine”

The diver Tina Punzel plunges every day into a chlorinated pool. What does she associate with the element chlorine?

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Biostimulants

Fieldwork

Sustainable agriculture: Biobased solutions protect plants from the seed stage onward, thanks to an ancient idea and the latest research.

Innovations

Perspectives in overview

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

Main topics Dossiers Elements

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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.

Knowledge Storage

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