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What is the most used material in the world and the least researched?

José Manuel Torralba, IMDEA MATERIALES We live in a world of steel. It's so common that we use it as a metaphor for everyday life. Some people have nerves of steel, and the biceps of many muscular young individuals are made of ship steel. What is not a metaphor is that steel is everywhere we

IMDEA Materials scores unprecedented success in latest MSCA Fellowship call

A new treatment for one of the world’s most prevalent tropical diseases, the discovery of cheaper alternative catalysts for hydrogen production, and the development of dynamic, load-bearing implants for tissue engineering. These are just three of the new projects that are set to get underway at

First Year Assessment of Ángela Castro, entitled  ”Alveolar-Capillary Membrane Chip: a new perspective for the study of lung diseases” – June 17th, 2022 – 12:00 pm.

ABSTRACT: The current global pandemic (COVID-19) and other recent major epidemics, including SARS and MERS and the historical Spanish flu, are caused by respiratory viruses that affect the lung. To better understand the pathophysiology of these diseases and develop preventive and therapeutic

Rubén Costa awarded the Young Researcher ChemPubSoc Prize by the RSEQ

Our colleague Rubén D. Costa, Senior Researcher of IMDEA Materials, has been awarded the Young Researcher ChemPubSoc Prize by the Real Spanish Society of Chemistry (RSEQ) for his advances in the field of thin-film electroluminescent devices based on sustainable materials such as copper complexes

Nathamar Dudamell​

Dr. Nathamar Dudamell Caballero was born in Maracay, Venezuela. She completed a MSc in Metallurgy Engineering at the Central University in Caracas, Venezuela (UCV) in 2006. In 2007 she joined the ALCOA’s Aluminium Research and Development Center in Alicante site. In 2008 Dr. Dudamell Caballero


Funding: Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (National R&D Programme for Societal Challenges) (RTC-2016-5076-3)​, thematic objective “Promotion of technological development, innovation and quality research”Partners: Arcelor Mittal (Project Coordinator), Technical University of Madrid


  Funding: European Union, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships, Horizon 2020 Programme (Grant Agreement 795905) Partners: IMDEA Materials Institute Project period: 2018 – 2020 Project Coordinador: Supervisor: Dr. Rubén Costa (; Fellow: Julio Jacinto

Future bulbs will be made of proteins

LED lights are the true heir to Edison’s electric bulb. They are a major breakthrough in lightning, but still require advances related to their manufacture using cheaper sustainable materials. In this interview (in Spanish), Rubén Costa (senior researher at IMDEA Materials) explains his vision of