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.
Good inside and out
A third of every kilogram 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.
A reactor with a good energy balance
Researchers in the ROMEO project have developed a process that makes an industrial reaction more energy-efficient.
Implants from the 3D printer
Evonik is investing in the Chinese 3D printing specialist Meditool, which manufactures medical implants.
Test track for coatings
Evonik is using a new system that saves lots of time in its search for optimal coating formulations.
A new assistant for the coatings industry
The first digital language assistant in the coatings industry is now in operation: COATINO ™ supports researchers.
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.
Hydrogen peroxide has long powered innovative applications in chemistry—now it’s also an environmentally friendly propellant for rockets.
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.
Heat Is Power
TEG-Generators transform waste heat into electricity. They used to be complex to make, but this is now changing.
How medicine reliably reaches its target
How liposomes play a key role in cancer therapy by transporting ribonucleic acids to the affected cells.
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.