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This online format informs you once a month with interesting presentations of approx. 1.5 hours per unit on issues and developments in the field of "environmental, consumer protection and food contact applications" of elastomers. We will be pleased to answer your questions on the respective topic during these lectures. Further topics will follow.


Contents and target groups


The following topics await you:‎

  • End of Tires Recycling - Current Status; Prof. Dr. Ulrich Giese, DIK e.V.
  • PFAS - persistent associates from fluoropolymers; Dr. Ina Schaumann, DIK e. V.
  • "Dispersion Operation Map“ – economic mixing; Dr. Harald Geisler, DIK e. V.
  • Friction and Wear of elastomeric Materials: Challenges of the Future; Dr. Andrej Lang, DIK e. V.
  • Green Technology and renewable materials in the rubber industry; Prof. Dr. Ulrich Giese, DIK e.V.
  • Digitization in the rubber industry; Prof. Dr. Ulrich Giese, DIK e.V.


This event is aimed at all interested parties from the rubber industry.‎

The event will start at 3 pm ( CEST/CET *). The lectures will be made available to you in printed form!‎

The organizer reserves the right to make changes to the program.‎
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Participation fee

DIK members200,- €
Non-members240,- €
Non-members from 3 employees210,- €

The participation fee includes the lecture as print version.


Upcoming events

  • Recyling and circular economy of elastomers15.02.2022
  • Green Technology and renewable materials in the rubber15.11.2022
  • Digitization in the rubber industry13.12.2022

Further information

Further training offers

Calender of Events (PDF)





The making of audio-visual recordings of our events is not permitted.

* Timezone:

  • CEST = UTC+2 (April - October)
  • CET = UTC+1 (November - March)

Organizer and location

Deutsches Institut für Kautschuktechnologie e. V.

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Giese
Eupener Str. 33, 30519 Hannover, Germany

Contact partner

Andrea Geisler

Phone: +49 511 84201-718