1st International Conference and Scientific Exhibition on
LIVING MATERIALS SYSTEMS
ENERGY | AUTONOMY | ADAPTIVITY | LONGEVITY | SOCIETAL IMPLICATIONS

About the Conference

The Cluster of Excellence livMatS at University of Freiburg, Germany, announces the
1st International Conference and Scientific Exhibition on Living Materials Systems | Energy Autonomy – Adaptivity – Longevity – Societal Implications. It will take place from March 21 to 24, 2023.

The conference will bring together international researchers from various scientific fields such as biology, chemistry, engineering, materials sciences, philosophy, psychology, and sustainability for an in-depth exchange of knowledge with respect to materials systems exhibiting life-like properties and functions.

Conference topics

  • Energy autonomy
    Solar, thermal and mechanical energy harvesting

  • Adaptivity
    Response to the environment, training and learning

  • Longevity
    Avoiding, removing, and coping with damage

  • Societal implications
    Sustainability, psychological acceptance and decisions, and philosophy and ethics

  • Demonstrators
    Proof-of-concept demonstrators, prototypical products

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Abstract submission will open on August 22, 2022!

Download the Call for Abstracts