Author Archives: Iván Rodríguez

Do you work with advanced materials? Make yourself known on the DAMADEI online platform

DAMADEIwebsiteDesigners, manufacturers, technology centres and connecting centres from around the continent working with advanced materials come together in this single directory, presented in the form of an interactive European map, with the aim of boosting design as a driver of European innovation and competitiveness. Continue reading

Biomimetics as a tool for the development of new materials

Drops of water on a super-hydrophobic surface (photo by Pablo Axpe)

Biomimetics is on everyone’s lips and it is now difficult to imagine a future where it does not play a key role in the development of our society. The development of new materials is not unconcerned with this new discipline, though we must be aware of what we can obtain (and what we cannot) from imitating Nature’s strategies.

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