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 Ivortec is Flying!

Our spin-off company Ivortec, is up and running! Headed by David Butcher, Ivortec is dedicated to the fabrication and sale of the artificial ivory invented by us. The artificial ivory is skin-friendly, biodegradable and is produced in an environmentally friendly process from abundant materials. Ivortec is based in Gilching, south-west of Munich.



Max Planck Society

Why are we doing fundamental research?


Useful Links

How to find us

IMPRS (International Max Planck Research School for Advanced Materials)

Max Planck Society



Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research - YouTube Videos

Lithium Batteries: A Story of Storing

Superconductivity: Flowing in the Fast Lane

A Universal Language

The Other Infinity

Graphene: Sketches of our Future


Great Science for Everybody

MAX-WISSEN – Neugierig auf Wissenschaft


Emergency Numbers - Notfall Rufnummern

Here are the most important telephone numbers for emergency / Hier die wichtigsten Notfallnummern:

Internal numbers /  Interne Rufnummern:


Fire / Im Brandfall


Internal emergency call during working hours
Interner Notruf während regulärer Arbeitszeit


Medical Service / Betriebsärztlicher Dienst


External numbers / Externe Rufnummern:


Emergency-ambulance / Notruf-Rettungsdienst


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