• Otto Bayer Award

    Camouflaged Ions

    Every molecule has its own spectrum – its specific fingerprint – which researchers use to try and ascertain the properties of particles.


Chlorine Production

Energy-efficient Chlorine Production

Drugs, plastics and electronic components all need chlorine during their manufacture. Bayer researchers have developed a method to produce chlorine more efficiently.

Wind Power

Plastics for Giant Rotor Blades

Wind turbines are getting more powerful all the time, but also larger and more complex.



Magic Materials

Whether in a handbag, jacket or shoes, today’s textiles must be both durable and comfortable. Such demands can only be fulfilled with the help of innovative coatings.