Key Laboratories

Five Bavarian universities contribute to the interdisciplinary project initiated by the Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst.
Each of the five universities has set up a well-equipped SolTech key laboratory. The new laboratories complement each other with their individual research expertise and high-tech equipment.

Key Laboratories of Solar Technologies go Hybrid Key Laboratory Uni Bayreuth Bayreuth Institute for Macromolecular Research BIMF Key Laboratory Uni Wuerzburg Center for Nanosystems Chemistry Key Laboratory FAU Erlangen-Nuernberg Carbon-rich hybrids Key Laboratory TU Muenchen Key Laboratory LMU München Center Materials for Renewable Energies
Key Laboratories of Solar Technologies go Hybrid

In northern Bavaria, research is focused on organic materials: Bayreuth (Bayreuth Institute for Macromolecular Research (BIMF)/Universität Bayreuth) concentrates on polymers, while in Würzburg (Center for Nanosystems Chemistry/Julius-Maximilian-Universität Würzburg) small molecules that combine into larger functional units form the center of attention. In Erlangen (Carbon-Rich Hybrids/Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg), researchers are experts on innovative carbon materials such as graphene. The TUM ( Universität München) and LMU (Center Materials for Renewable Energies/Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität München) in Munich conduct research on inorganic materials and hybrid organic-inorganic nanosystems. 
At the FAU in Erlangen and both Munich Universities SolTech research is tightly interwoven with the efforts of the Excellence Initiative of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG.