Currently DPI has about 50 running projects in four different programme areas.  All active projects are listed below. You can also use the search engine for accessing current as well as former DPI projects.

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High Tg Liquid Crystal Thermosetting Resins: A New Generation High-performance Polymers for Advanced Composites

Strategies towards industrial production of new (branched) polyacrylamide structures for EOR

Relating Polymer Rheology to Apparent Viscosity in Poreus Media

Reactivity and Mechanisms in Post-Metallocene Polyolefin Catalysis Studied by Dissolution Dynamic Nuclear Polarization

Structural investigations on MAO and design of alternative well-defined cocatalysts and single-component catalysts


SUrface SPecies in Ziegler-­Natta Catalysts by dnp sENS

Experimental and computational study of dense gas-fluidised beds with liquid injection

High Impact Polypropylene: Structure Evolution and impact on Reaction

Gas Phase Propylene (Pre)Polymerisation: Impact of catalyst activation, prepolymerisation and support morphology on polypropylene production

A comprehensive integrated HTC&HTE workflow for the mechanistic study of (novel) olefin polymerization catalysts

Novel Quadrupolar Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Methodology for the Study of MgCl2-Supported Ziegler-Natta Catalysts

Novel Isocyanate-free, Chain-Extended Polyurethane Dispersions Containing Alternative Internal Dispersing Agents

Film Formation in Complex Colloidal Coatings

Self-replenishing high-surface-energy coatings

Tuning the rheology of waterborne Polyurethane binoter+thickener mixtures

Tuning the interactions between silica fillers and polymer binders towards hard and crack resistant water-based coatings

Phase stability, dynamics and structure of binary aqueous polymer dispersions

Laser speckle Imaging of drying dynamics in waterborne coatings

In-situ investigation of the film information process in waterborne coatings

Sefl-dispersible thermoplastic polymers

Responsive IR reflectors based on polymeric cholesteric liquid crystals

Tuning the optical properties of thin film coatings by using self-assembled protein particles

Solution-Processed Small-Molecule Tandem OPV

Design of novel donor-acceptor systems with optimized morphology and transport

Membranes with adjustable interior in their nanopores

Molecular Simulations of Polymer Networks: Stress-Strain Relations, Cavitation, and Dynamics in Confinement

Microstructure-based Modeling of the Intrinsic Kinectics of Ageing and Deformation of Polymer Glasses

The chemistry of rubber modification and crosslinking: New approaches towards an old problem. Continuation of DPI project #749

How short-cut fibers influence friction, wear and noise generation of polymers

Contact mechanics, friction and contact fatigue on polymeric surfaces

Processing for Enhanced Product Performance Continuation of the DPI#786

Development of Dynamic Nuclear Polarization (DNP) NMR for the study of polymer surfaces, interfaces, fillers and coatings

Polymer extrusion of particle filled systems

COntact mechaNics, FrictIon and coNtact fatiguE on polymeric SURFACES

Processing for Enhanced Product Performance

Predicting the Fountain Flow Instability from Material Properties and Processing conditions

Functional Polymeric Additives for Engineering Plastics

Optimization of interface strenght in advanced polymer composite materials

Tailored water-based materials assembled from sponge-like building blocks

Emergent properties of biomolecular systems: structural/dynamic characterization and development of new functionalities

Microbial Synthesis of Functional Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA)