Girls’ Day 2024

On April 25, 2024 we welcomed five 9th grade students, who participated in our Girls’ Day Workshop “Entdecke die Welt der Kunststoffe!”, organized by the CRC 1333 and the Institute of Polymer Chemistry at the University of Stuttgart. After an overview of the basics of plastics production and processing along with some insights on the … Read more

CRC 1333 Colloquia Winter Term 2023/24

We look back on a very successful CRC 1333 Colloquia Winter Term 2023/24 series and would like to thank all of our guests for sharing their expertise with our team members. We started the term with a talk by Prof. Kazushi Mashima from the Osaka University in Japan. He shared his extensive insights on “Activation … Read more

Registration for CRC 1333 Minisymposium is now open!

We are happy to announce that the registration for our CRC 1333 Minisymposium on May 16, 2024 is now open. Please visit to get your tickets today.  New this year: on May 17, 2024, we will offer a special after-conference school for post docs and doctoral researchers on the topics of special measurement and analysis equipment … Read more

Summer School – Fall 2023

The CRC 1333 Summer School – Fall 2023 took place from October 23 to 25, 2023 in Mannheim. Our doctoral representatives Sofia Kolin (A08) and Patrick Probst (B04) organized the meeting and we all enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere at the DJH Jugendherberge Mannheim International.  The program included short presentations by each of the doctoral students, … Read more

CRC 1333 Status Meeting 2023

This year’s CRC 1333 Status Seminar took place in Bad Wimpfen from July 17-19, 2023. The annual three-day event served as a summit for all CRC participants to discuss and exchange current research results, strategies and expectations for the further development of the CRC. The keynote given by Prof. Rainer Herges from the University of … Read more

CRC 1333 Science Exhibition Workshop

What is the best way to make the general public aware of chemical catalysis and its relevance?How can we share our excitement about catalysis in confinement as a key concept to enable more sustainable production processes? These were the central questions of our half-day creative workshop on July 10, 2023. After an initial online workshop … Read more

FAIR Research Data Management: Basics for Chemists Workshop

Good Research Data Management (RDM) is essential to ensure that your research data is FAIR (Findable Accessible Interoperable Reusable). To make sure our researchers are aware what this means, we offered a 2-day workshop on “FAIR Research Data Management: Basics for Chemists” from June 19-20, 2023. The course was held by trainers of NFDI4Chem, Daniela … Read more

Tag der Wissenschaft / Science Day 2023

On Saturday, May 13, 2023, Tag der Wissenschaft / Science Day 2023 took place. The University of Stuttgart opened its doors to many interested visitors at the Vaihingen campus to experience research up-close. At our CRC1333 booth, CRC 1333 researchers explained the relevance of our research, its general idea and offered visitors several exciting opportunities … Read more

Girls’ Day 2023 at the Institutes of Chemistry

Girls’ Day is an initiative to motivate female students (and those who identify as female) to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics (STEM) by giving them the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in these fields. Three exciting workshops were offered at the Department of Chemistry this year, all were conducted in German. In … Read more