Fraunhofer Research Institution for Materials Recycling and Resource Strategies IWKS

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Welcome to the Fraunhofer Research Institution Materials Recycling and Resource Strategies IWKS

We stand for the responsible use of resources. For the use of resources - not consumption. Recovering recyclable materials from a product cycle and reintroducing them into a new cycle. This is the goal of our research.  

In particular, the targeted energy revolution, the mobility revolution and digitization are accompanied by an increased demand for specific raw materials, without which the respective technological functionalities cannot be realized. Together with industrial partners, we are developing efficient processes and technologies for the responsible use of the earth's resources.

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2019 Spring Meeting of the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) / 27.6.2019

EMRS

The 2019 Spring Meeting of the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) will take place from May 27 to 31, 2019, in Nice, France (Congress & Exhibition Centre Acropolis). It will be the 37th of the series started in 1983.

 

"Lightweight Professional course"

You will be able to identify and differentiate the steps involved in developing lightweight products, and to design, construct and set up processes with specific lightweight material in the correct way to fully utilize the lightweight potential.

TV / 14.3.2019

Bioplastic

Rhein Main TV on the topic of alternatives to plastic. Broadcast Mo., 18.3.2019 18:30 h, 19:30 h and 21:30 h

Handing over from Herrn Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Woidasky / 26.2.2019

Awarding

Tobias Necker was awarded the "yellow N" (FONA = Research for Sustainable Development, a BMBF programme) for his lecture on "Mechanochemistry - Sustainable (re)extraction of supply-critical raw materials".

 

Events / 26.2.2019

GERRI Roundtable in Brussels

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Stauber represented the Project Group IWKS in the discussion organized by the network GERRI on establishing a circular economy in Europe.

 

Press Release / 1.7.2018

Technik ohne Grenzen e.V. visits Project Group

The aim of a future cooperation is to improve the recycling and working conditions for the dismantling of electronic waste in Africa.

 

Press Release / 30.4.2019

New Cooperation with Ethiopia

Fraunhofer IWKS concluded a research cooperation agreement with the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences (EAS) in Addis Ababa.

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