Research & Innovation
The researchers at Evonik are looking for innovative solutions as well as innovative ideas. That’s why they spend every day searching for potential products and new directions for development. We report on the latest research activities in chemistry and related disciplines.
3D printing now in series production
How Evonik is shaping the growing market for 3D printing and promoting the development of future-oriented technologies.
The printed plant
Good for the environment and for cost-efficiency: Evonik is using plant components created by 3D printers to construct its own facilities.
The Direct Route
Evonik plans to use a new method to make the production of propylene glycol more sustainable.
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?
The energy transition
Salt solar heat store
How researchers from Eindhoven intend to use potash to revolutionize heat storage systems for buildings.
Good inside and out
A lot of food is thrown away or lost. Coatings and additives in plastic packaging are helping to reduce food waste.
A Plentiful and Sustainable Diet
Nearly ten billion people will be living on the planet in 2050—but what will all these people eat?
Omega-3 fatty acids
Small Algae, Big Effect
Many people do not consume enough omega-3 fatty acids. What can help? Microalgae from the ocean.
A Close Look
How the use of big data and biotech in poultry farming improves animal welfare—and reduces the use of resources.
Tomorrow’s Beauty Care: The cosmetics market
Only the best for the beauty sector: How to make discriminating customers happy.
Facts and figures about the global beauty business, which continues to grow.
A French researcher puts plants under stress to develop active ingredients for cosmetics.
Test track for coatings
Evonik is using a new system that saves lots of time in its search for optimal coating formulations.
Heat Is Power
TEG-Generators transform waste heat into electricity. They used to be complex to make, but this is now changing.
Hightech Membranes from Lake Atter
Membranes that could revolutionize the processing of natural gas are being made in the municipality of Schörfling in Upper Austria.
Transport without Side Effects
Drug delivery—on the art of transporting active pharmaceutical ingredients to specific targets in the human body.
How Medications Enter the Body
The “chemical packaging” and the navigation to specific targets are becoming ever more precise.