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"Perspectives in Interface Research"

January 26, 2017
A new special issue in "Advanced Materials Interfaces" is dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces (MPI-CI) and highlights the Perspectives in Interface Research [more]
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Goethe Institut Science Film Festival - The Technology Award Winner 2016

January 23, 2017
Biomaterials – Patented Solutions from Nature: Nature produces biomaterials with the most amazing properties. Plants and animals are capable of producing complex materials such as cobwebs, wood or even the exotic glass sponge, from very few basic components. [more]
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Artist-in-Residence program at the Max Planck Institutes of Molecular Plant Physiology and Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam starts 2017

December 19, 2016
The project “Knowlegde Link through Art and Science“ (KLAS) brings innovative artists to the Potsdam-Golm Science Park. [more]
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Vaxxilon named "Science Start-Up of the Year 2016"

November 15, 2016
Under the motto "Building bridges, transcending borders", 23 start-up companies presented their research projects at the Falling Walls Venture science competition on 8 November in Berlin. [more]
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Wood and the influence of water

October 05, 2016
A model describing the water absorption of wood could contribute to the development of new wood preservatives [more]
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Sugar communication: Christoph Rademacher receives ERC Starting Grant

September 21, 2016
Over the next five years, this research budget of 1.5 Mio EUR will allow Rademacher to unravel how cells utilize sugars to communicate with one another. [more]
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+ultra. gestaltung creates knowledge

September 20, 2016
An exhibition by the Excellence Cluster »Image Knowledge Gestaltung. An Interdisciplinary Laboratory« at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin | 30 September 2016 to 8 January 2017 [more]
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Marine microalgae: an address plaque for calcium

August 04, 2016
A biochemical mechanism controls which nanostructures are formed in calcite-forming microorganisms [more]
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Sophia Rudorf is awarded the Michelson Award 2016

July 13, 2016
The Michelson Award appreciates the best doctoral thesis of the academic year at the University of Potsdam. [more]
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Out of the Ocean

May 12, 2016
How algae convert sea water into chalk shells which allow insights into past and future [more]
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Fighting hospital germs with sugar

May 11, 2016
A synthetic sugar-based molecule activates the immune system and could serve as a vaccine against C. difficile bacteria [more]
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Jiayin Yuan has been awarded the Dozentenpreis from the Fund of Chemical Industry

May 09, 2016
The Chemist from the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces will receive the highly endowed award in Düsseldorf on 9 May 2016. [more]
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Novel therapeutics recognize sugar coat of the hospital germ C. difficile

April 19, 2016
Now, scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam have demonstrated that C. difficile bacteria can be recognized by specific sugars on their surface. [more]
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Top Three of Paper Award Selected

March 14, 2016
The 2016 Gold WITec Paper Award is presented to Admir Masic (right in image) from the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces (Potsdam, Germany) and James Weaver (middle) from Harvard University (Cambridge, USA) for their microscopic analysis of the teeth of the red sea urchin. Until August 31, 2015 Admir Masic was independent researcher at the MPI of Colloids and Interfaces. [more]
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Markus Antonietti receives Gay-Lussac Humboldt Prize

January 25, 2016
Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Markus Antonietti, director at the MPI of Colloids and Interfaces, was awarded the Gay-Lussac Humboldt Prize. [more]
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9th Potsdam young scientist award goes to Nina Fechler

November 24, 2015
Dr. Nina Fechler, research group leader at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, has received the 9th Potsdam young scientist award.  [more]
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Markus Antonietti is elected Foreign Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA)

November 23, 2015
Prof. Dr. Markus Antonietti has been selected to be foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA). [more]
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The carbohydrate wind tunnel

September 30, 2015
A new method enables researchers to sequence complex sugar molecules for the first time [more]
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Jiayin Yuan has been awarded a Dr. Hermann Schnell Fellowship of the GDCh (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker; German Chemical Society)

August 11, 2015
The Chemist from the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces will receive the award at the GDCh Scientific Forum Chemistry in Dresden from 30 August to 2 September 2015. The prize is endowed with 6,000 EUR. The foundation trustees appreciate Yuan’s excellent results in the development of innovative, functional charged polymers, so-called poly(ionic liquid)s (PILs). [more]
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Eugene Zubarev is visiting scientist at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam-Golm

July 10, 2015
Zubarev, associate professor of chemistry and materials science and nanoengineering at Rice University, was the first faculty member to win a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. [more]
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