A complete list of current publications by the MPI CEC scientists can be found here.

Research cooperations

In order to accelerate the energy transition, our institute is involved in numerous research projects. We collaborate with many other scientific institutions and industrial companies. Please visit our project list to get an overview of our projects, cooperations and collaborations in clusters of excellence.

The MPI CEC is part of Carbon2Chem ®, a joint project of 17 partners from industry and science that aims at reducing CO2 efficiently. MPI CEC Director Prof. Schlögl is the scientific coordinator of the project. more


Understanding catalysts at the atomic level

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New research results published in 'Angewandte Chemie International Edition'

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Lindau Nobel Laureate Conference takes place at the end of June with about 70 Nobel Laureates and 650 young scientists.

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Robert Schlögl interviewed by WELT

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International Max Planck Research School continues

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The International Max Planck Research School on Reactive Structure Analysis for Chemical Reactions (IMPRS-RECHARGE) offers the opportunity to earn a doctorate under excellent research conditions. more


Conference on "Sustainable Chemical Conversion in Industry"
27.-28.10.2020, Berlin more

Fuel Science - from Production to Propulsion
International Conference of the excellence cluster "Fuel Science Center", 23-25.06.2020 more

Ernst Haage Symposium
November 10-11, 2020 more

Press & Public Relations

Current press releases, latest news, featured publications and research highlights can be found here.

Advisory Board & Scientific Reports

Due to the particular responsibility towards transparency and its claim to excellence the Max Planck Society founded the "Advisory Board" as an evaluation body and has firmly anchored it as a permanent feature in its statutes.

Advisory board meetings and scientific reports.