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Monday, 18 November 2019
Science today - coatings tomorrow

Want to know what is going on in coatings relevant research all over the world? Here you find news on current fundamental research and development from international academia.

103 item(s) for Science today - coatings tomorrow
7 May 19
Researchers report breakthrough in ice-repelling materials

Researchers at University of Houston have created a durable silicone polymer coating capable of repelling ice from any surface.

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21 Jan 19
European Coatings Show: Academia meets business

The European Coatings Show will welcome several institutes and universities. Amongst others, the University of Applied Sciences Niederrhein, the University of Paderborn and the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Applied Materials Research (IFAM) will have their own stands.

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14 Jan 19
Interview: “The forecast on research and applications of functional coatings is very optimistic”

"In relation to already developed functional coatings, efforts are foreseen to overcome the challenges that will improve the market readiness”, says Dr. Eva García-Lecina. We spoke to the Director of Cidetec Surface Engineering about current trends and developments.

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20 Sep 18
New colour-generation mechanism discovered in 'rainbow' weevil

Researchers from Yale-NUS College and the University of Fribourg in Switzerland have discovered a novel colour-generation mechanism in nature, which if harnessed, has the potential to create cosmetics and paints with purer and more vivid hues.

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5 Jul 18
Research award for instrumental analytics and characterisation

Anton Paar invites researchers and scientists to submit projects for the first research prize for instrumental analysis and characterization with a value of 20,000 Euro.

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30 Jan 18
Wettability and bonding quality of coatings on wood surfaces

A new study investigates wettability and bonding quality of exterior coatings on fast-growing jabon and sengon wood surfaces.

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2 Jan 18
Brominated graphene as a versatile precursor for multi-functional grafting

Researchers from Imperial College London, UK developed a new chemical reduction method.

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16 May 17
Promising feedstocks for a sustainable chemical industry

Carbon dioxide and hydrogen are promising feedstocks for a sustainable chemical industry. Currently, their conversions are most advanced for chemicals with 1 carbon atom, the so-called C1-chemicals, with the first pilot plants in operation. A study provides first results.

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23 Feb 16
Coatings technology: take a glimpse into the future

Conference for innovation managers and heads of R&D provides insights into the future of coatings technology from the innovators and mavericks who are at the leading edge of coatings research and development. At the European Coatings Future Dialogue scientists of leading international research institutes, universities and coatings manufacturers gather to exchange ideas and to discuss current research projects like the CORNET Project "Selfrepcoat".

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