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Probiotics can improve the health of farm animals, although the exact mechanism is not yet fully understood. elements shows a dynamic gut simulation model that is now for the first time enabling systematic, knowledge-based development. ePaper
Less is more—particularly for companies with large material and energy flows, efficient handling of resources is an obligation. But Evonik's Resource Efficiency Segment goes one step further: it not only makes efficient use of resources in production but sells resource efficiency. The new issue of elements takes a look at the segment's current projects.
Anyone who wants to use living cells on the industrial scale will initially confront a number of closed doors: Which microorganisms would even be able to produce the desired substance? Which method will produce attractive metabolites? Without modern bioinformatics, it is nearly impossible to answer these questions.
Showering, washing, cleaning—these would be tiresome without surfactants. Worldwide, about 15 million metric tons of surfactants are used in shampoos, shower gels, and cleaning products every year.
How Composites are making it into automotive mass production.
After more than 13 years and 50 issues Evonik has given its innovation magazine elements a makeover. The first issue in the new look is now available.
Do business sustainably, grow sustainably: These two guiding principles of Evonik have a particularly strong influence on innovation activity, as is reflected in the new issue of elements.
"Our intention is to turn Evonik into one of the world’s most innovative companies,” affirmed Klaus Engel, the Chairman of Evonik’s Executive Board, at an R&D press conference in Wesseling.
If you have long hair and only use a standard shampoo, then you know what happens: your hair is hard to comb and seems dull. You need more intense hair care, and for that you need conditioners and the silicone derivatives they often contain. Evonik has developed a new compound for that.
Road markings based on the reactive resin DEGAROUTE® sustainably contribute to road safety.
How light can lightweight construction get? In a project supported by the BMBF (the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research), the Performance Polymers Business Unit and partners have developed a novel adhesion promoter system for the coil-coating process.
Evonik has now found a means of improving shrimp farming: Thanks to a new methionine source, the animals are utilizing their feed more efficiently than before. This also conserves natural resources. Download