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Cluster of Excellence Living, Adaptive and Energy-Autonomous Materials Systems (livMatS)

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The Cluster of Excellence “Living, Adaptive, and Energy-autonomous Materials Systems” (livMatS) develops bioinspired materials systems that adapt autonomously to various environments and harvest clean energy from their surroundings. The intention of these purely technical—yet in a behavioral sense quasi-living—materials systems is to meet the demands of humans with regard to pioneering environmental, sustainability and energy technologies. The societal relevance of autonomous systems and their sustainability thus plays a crucial role in their development within the framework of livMatS. The current contribution provides an overview of the vision, research agenda and research goals of livMatS.

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The cluster of excellence Living, Adaptive and Energy-autonomous Materials Systems (livMatS) is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) under Germany’s Excellence Strategy—EXC-2193/1—390951807.

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Speck, T., Schulz, M.E., Fischer, A., Rühe, J. (2023). Cluster of Excellence Living, Adaptive and Energy-Autonomous Materials Systems (livMatS). In: Dröder, K., Vietor, T. (eds) Future Automotive Production Conference 2022. Zukunftstechnologien für den multifunktionalen Leichtbau. Springer Vieweg, Wiesbaden.

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