MATERIALS RESEARCH
Korea-Germany Materials Center founded to promote research on lightweight applications
The South Korean city of Changwon is home to the newly-founded Korea-Germany Materials Center (KGMC). The Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems (IKTS, Dresden; www.ikts.fraunhofer.de), the Institute of Lightweight Engineering and Polymer Technology (ILK) of the Technical University Dresden (TU, Dresden; www.tu-dresden.de) and the Korea Institute of Materials Science (KIMS, Changwon; www.kims.re.kr) opened the joint research centre on 20 September.

The aim is to develop material systems, production processes as well as test and validation procedures for applications in lightweight construction. As a start-up project, IKTS and KIMS are operating a test centre.
02.10.2017 Plasteurope.com [237975-0]
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