Polyurethane – history, past and future

Polyurethanes have changed the world. We have them to thank for energyefficient refrigerators, comfortable upholstered furniture, safe car seats, protective coatings and lightweight composites. 80 years ago, Dr. Otto Bayer discovered polyurethane chemistry virtually...
spider web

Is spider web going to help build bridges?

Many times big discoveries and brilliant inventions were created thanks to inspirations by nature. Today it is still a good source of knowledge about structures and mechanics. Biomimetics (imitation of the natural elements and...

New OLEDs thinner than a human hair

Professor Kyung Cheol Choi from the School of Electrical Engineering and his team succeeded in fabricating highly efficient Organic Light-Emitting Diodes (OLEDs) on an ultra-thin fiber. The team expects the technology, which produces high-efficiency, long-lasting...

A new adhesive nonwoven tape!

Adhesive nonwoven tape is a new product which offers omni-directional stretch for superior conformability and breathability. The tape offers excellent initial skin adhesion and is water-resistant.   Elastic medical tape 3M company provides advanced adhesives for medical...
Safil Biella

Safil exhibits its yarn range for functional fabrics at Performance Days

Safil, the Italian spinning company, expands its offer by presenting a range of performing yarns for functional garments, made of innovative blends of natural and technical fibres, at Performance Days, the leading trade fair...

New energy source based on perovskite cells

Skanska is the first developer in the world that will cover office buildings with semi-transparent photovoltaic cells from perovskite. Office buildings can soon be self-sufficient in terms of energy. The technology will be provided...

FATS bulletproof life vest self-inflates when it hits the water

Bulletproof vests are great if you happen to get shot, but what happens if you get shot on a boat and fall overboard or have to dive into choppy waters to escape a fire?...

US patent for graphene flame-retardant composition

Directa Plus plc , a producer and supplier of graphene-based products for use in consumer and industrial markets, announces that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued notification that it has granted...
Organic apple skin

Organic apple skin!

According to the latest estimates, waste from fruit and vegetable processing reaches 500 tons a day in Poland. An excellent solution for excessive production of pomace is the new method of production of apple...
bulletproof vest

Bulletproof vest: polish specialty Are “fluid” bulletproof vests going to be produced in Poland?

The invention of bulletproof vests is related to a work of polish inventors in the late nineteenth century. Today Poles are working again on the improvement of this invention. The scientists from Technical University...
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