Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim an der Ruhr
The Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung (coal research) carries out basic research in organic and organometallic chemistry, homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis, and theoretical chemistry with the aim of developing new methods for the selective and environmentally benign transformation of compounds and materials. .
Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, Düsseldorf
At the Max-Planck Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH (MPIE), research is carried out on iron, steel and related materials, such as nickel, titanium and intermetallic phase alloys. An essential target of the investigations is an improved understanding of the complex physical processes and chemical reactions of these materials.
Fraunhofer-Institut für Umwelt-, Sicherheits- und Energietechnik UMSICHT
Fraunhofer UMSICHT develops applied and custom-made process engineering technologies. Assuming a leading position in the fields of environmental and material technologies, process engineering and energy technology, Fraunhofer UMSICHT is committed to sustainable economic development, environmentally friendly technologies and innovative approaches designed to improve the standard of living and to promote the innovation capacity of the national economy.