Editorial April 2024: Save the Date – MaterialsWeek 2025

Welcome to the spring of innovation: discover new developments in materials science and engineering at MaterialsWeek 2025!

Dear Members and Friends of the German Society for Materials Science e.V,

Spring is here, bringing not only new life to nature, but also fresh ideas and innovations to the world of materials science and engineering. In this spirit, we would like to draw your attention to a special event: MaterialsWeek 2025!

Save the Date: MaterialsWeek 2025

Save the date for the next MaterialsWeek, to be held in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 18-20 March 2025. This international, English-language version of “Werkstoffwoche” provides a platform where scientists, industry experts and young talents come together to explore and discuss the latest developments, breakthroughs and trends in materials science and engineering with a focus on applications.

Why you should attend

MaterialsWeek offers you a unique opportunity to meet leading minds in research and industry, expand your knowledge, and present your research to a broad audience. It is an excellent platform to network with like-minded people and initiate forward-looking collaborations.

Call for Papers

We encourage our members to actively participate, whether by submitting research papers, giving talks, or participating in our many interactive sessions. It is your participation that makes our event a success each year!



A: Future paths of digitalization: Revolution in materials science through Industry 4.0 and artificial intelligence

B: Green materials revolution: strategies for sustainable materials in a closed-loop circular economy

C: Material innovations as drivers of technological progress: from advanced battery technologies to adaptive smart materials

D: From microstructure to macro product: advances in materials development and characterization

E: Safety and reliability through modern material testing and analysis

F: Multidisciplinary lightweight construction: innovations, applications and challenges in aerospace, automotive, construction and beyond


Stay informed

In the coming months we will be announcing more details on topics, speakers and special events. Please subscribe to our newsletter if you have not already done so and follow us on social media to receive updates and announcements.

We look forward to welcoming you to MaterialsWeek 2025 and shaping the future of materials science together. Until then, we wish you a productive and inspiring spring.


With best regards,

Dr. Stefan Klein and the DGM office

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