The Conference for Design and Innovation

Focus: Materials and Future Technologies

Live Talks and Workshops with international top experts + online on Zoom

The fifth edition of materials.cologne, the well-known platform for knowledge exchange, dialogue and networking around the topic of material innovation, this year focused on future technologies that will greatly change the design, production and use of products. In the live and online seminar, you met renowned experts, learned about new materials and their applications, as well as the thinking behind them, and join in the discussion. See more details in "Program".

Especially in times of major crises, it is important to remain capable of action with clear values, unifying strategies and concrete activities. Together with KölnBusiness Wirtschaftsförderungs-GmbH and Design Post Köln, Team materials.cologne wants to set a clear sign of cooperation, dialogue and exchange so that design, material and innovation contribute to further enabling social, technical and economic progress.

Thanks for your interest and your participation! Stay tuned for visual feedback on this year`s conference, live at and online from Design Post Köln, our partner. Thanks KölnBusiness for making materials.cologne 2022 again a platform for all design, architecture and materials enthusiasts! Thanks to our partner state cluster NMWP.NRW, the materials experts from reseach and industry in Northrhine-Westfalia!


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