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The new ISGS logo

A new logo of the international sol-gel society: deadline extended to 15th June The international sol-gel society launches a call to replace the actual logo with a new logomark (i.e. an image or symbol) and/or logotype (i. e. geometric shapes...

A happy new year!!!

Merry Christmas and happy new year full of exciting sol-gel science!!!

Interview: M. Takahashi, President of ISGS

The new President of the International Sol-Gel Society, Prof. Masahide Takahashi from Osaka Prefecture University (Japan), outlines the perspectives and future challenges of the sol-gel community. The International Sol-Gel Society (ISGS) is an organization that has assumed a leadership role...


In the name of the board of ISGS, I wish you a very happy new year 2016 !   In 2016, ISGS is organizing its “must attend” summer school, for more information please visit the website.

> ISGS fb page

99 “likes” today on the ISGS facebook page! Who will be the 100th? One annual ISGS membership to be won… 😉

What is Sol-Gel

Sol-Gel: a low temperature process for the materials of the new millennium A Sol-Gel introduction by Jean Phalippou – May 2000 GEL Synthesis There are two main ways to synthesize gels at room temperature. The first one consists of a...

Interview: J.-M. Nedelec, President of ISGS

Dear ISGS members, Last August in Madrid, the new board of our Society elected me to be the new president for the years to come.

> The awardees for ISGS Travel Grants have been selected

Travel Grants 2013: 2 students awarded, congratulations to both of them !…read more

> Research findings: Crystallization of structured silica

An article presenting the newest fabrication methods reported by Prof. Clément Sanchez and his team (A. Carretero-Genevrier, M. Gich, L. Picas, J. Gazquez, G. L. Drisko, C. Boissiere, D. Grosso, and J. Rodriguez-Carvajal). Read more

> Life Achievement Awardee and D.R. Ulrich Awardee in 2013

The Selection Committees chose among different quality researchers and quality applications and selected the 2 Awardees. Short presentations of Prof. David Avnir and Dr. Yusuke Daiko here.