ISGS NewsLetter – N°13 – Jan-March 2014

ISGS NewsLetter – N°13 – Jan-March 2014

The NewsLetter of the International Sol-Gel Society

ISGS Summer School 2014

The 4th edition of the ISGS Summer School will be held 6-10 July 2014 in Paris, France. A Summer School as interesting and friendly as the latest editions: the rich scientific program is available on the website and registration is open...More>>

Feedbacks from attendees: “…I fully met my expectations on high quality courses, but more importantly, I got to know fellow scientists from all around the world…”The experience of ISGS Summer School 2012 in Paris was amazing…” “…The lectures were exciting and helpful to get an overview of the analysis, synthesis and application of sol-gel based materials…” “…The opportunity of showing my scientific work to other researches…”...More>>

Call for hosting 2017 International Sol-Gel Conference

The International Sol-Gel Society is soliciting for applicants to host the 19th biennial international conference in Sol-Gel Science and Technology to be held in 2017. The deadline for submitting applications is April 30th, 2014 More >>

If you plan to apply, do not hesitate to contact us for assistance.

French Sol-Gel Days 2014 – Tours, France
Other events in the area

This new edition will be held from 13 to 15 May 2014 in Tours, France.

Deadline for the Call for abstracts : before 11 april 2014 you are invited to send a 10 lines abstract for oral or poster communication… More>>

> IC-PMS2014: The 1st edition of an International Conference of Polyol Mediated Synthesis will be held in Paris, France June 22-25, 2014. This conference aims at gathering interdisciplinary researcher on polyol-made materials worldwide… More>>

> French thematic school Galerne: this edition focuses on hybrid and bio-inspired materials for potential applications in medicine…More>>

Sol-Gel 2015 – Kyoto, Japan
CIS “Sol Gel 2014” in Suzdal, Russia

September 6-11, 2015, save the date to be part of it!
The website is launched and you are invited to like the Facebook page… More>>

From September 8th 2014 to September 12th, the 3rd edition of CIS countries Conference “Sol-Gel Synthesis and Investigation of Inorganic Compounds, Functional Hybrid Materials and Disperse Systems” will take place in Suzdal, Russia.
Job alerts TechNews – A new Sol-Gel start-up, SolGelWay

2 new alerts, one associate professor position and one thesis entitled “New architectures and morphologies in bioactive glasses”… More>>

SolGelWay is a spin-off of the UPMC/LCMPC which sells the innovative Dip Coating equipment developped by David Grosso and his team… More>>
Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology
Volume 69 – Number 2, feb 2014, is available on Springerlink. Have a look inside or access the articles by login your ISGS account if your are active member… More >> Responsive microstructures on organic–inorganic hybrid films” by Masahide Takahashi, Kazumasa Suzuki, Yasuaki Tokudome, Luca Malfatti, Plinio Innocenzi. Micro-periodic structures exhibiting shape memory have been fabricated on organic–inorganic hybrid films… More>>
We are looking for contributions – take the opportunity to share your information…

… on ISGS website and in our NewsLetter. If you have a piece of news related to the sol-gel field, recent Sol-Gel developments and applications in industry, a book you have just read, a workshop you are organising or have attended, please send your contribution ( For Job Alert, including subjects for Thesis and Post Doc, post it directly on the website. A large audience about 1500 people

… in the JSST Content Alert. If you have news about sol-gel field to announce to readers of JSST who have sign in to receive periodically the JSST Content Alerts, there is now a possibility to do it. People interested to publish such news should contact the JSST Editor-in-Chief via email at the following address: michel.aegerter[at]

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