Institut Charles Sadron News

INJELEC project winner of the Mature Your PhD contest

The INJELEC project, which aims to develop a 100% polymer conductive material, was selected among the winners of the Mature Your PhD competition.

A USIAS 2023 Fellow in the IP² team!

In 2023, Madeline Vauthier is one of the 13 USIAS Fellows to continue her research projects.

A review on conjugated polymer alignment

A review in Macromolecules reports 15 years of research at ICS on alignment of conjugated polymers by high temperature rubbing

Senem Yilmazer wins the mature your PhD 2023 contest

The student from the Sycommor team was awarded this price by the SATT Conectus (transfer technology organization) for her innovative work on oleogels.


To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the French Physical Society, the ICS co-organised the organisation of a Masterclass for PhD students.

Quantum Coherence at Room Temperature

Quantum coherence has been achieved at room temperature in photoexcited chromophore-radical systems

Honeycomb-like conducting polymer structures.

A 3D fibrillar network of PEDOT:PSS can be transformed into macroporous honeycomb-like structure via the ice-templating method.

Antibacterial biosourced coatings inspired by cicada wings

Inspired by the structure of cicada wings, chitin-based coatings have been developed to prevent bacterial adhesion.

New insights into PU foam control

An ICS-BASF collaboration proves that the pore size of polyurethane foams can be set via controlled air entrainment

Plastic upcycling

Development of an interfacial agent for the upcycling of flexible food packaging

A new method to prepare highly crystalline oriented PLA

High temperature rubbing helps fabricate PLA films of high orientation and crystallinity of interest for packaging applications.

Best talk prize awarded to an ICS student

Gabriel Martinez, student from the SYCOMMOR team, was awarded the best talk prize in the Curiosity French-German young chemists symposium