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Self-healing Materials – What humans can learn from botanical characteristics

Self-healing materials: sounds more like science fiction than a focus of scientific research. At the Sustainability Center Freiburg (LZN), researchers investigated if and...

100% recyclable composites – Researchers of the LZN develop new lightweight materials

Partners of the University of Freiburg Freiburg, Fraunhofer-Institute for Mechanics of Materials (IWM), and the industry have developed a pure polyethylene composite....

To buy or not to buy? Researchers of the LZN examine hurdles and challenges facing the market for LEDs

The topic of improving the efficiency of LED-Lights as well as the economic and social aspects of the LED-market were successfully inspected in the pilot project SusLight...

Wood, Peas & Meat Substitute Products – What On Earth Do They Have In Common? Results from pilot project Lignin

The research was actually going to focus on how lignin, a plant-based waste product produced during paper manufacturing, could be implemented in new industrial processes....

@LZNFreiburg #Sustainability – Sustainability Center now on Twitter and LinkedIn

As of today, the Sustainability Center is actively sharing the newest developments in sustainable research in Freiburg on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Series Kickoff: What Did Our Pilot Projects Actually Accomplish?

The twelve pilot projects of the Sustainability Center Freiburg are slowly but surely coming to the end of their research periods. High time to hear about what the...

What’s that in the sky? Researchers from the Sustainability Center Freiburg develop a mobile laser measuring system

Drones are being increasingly utilized by scientists and in industry, particularly as carriers for small measuring systems. In the pilot project MulDiScan, supported by...