The Directed Assembly Network

Bringing scientists, engineers, researchers and industry together

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We would like to welcome you to the new Directed Assembly Network website, to find out more, and to read the welcome to the new Network Manager, click the orange button.

The Directed Assembly Network

a community driven, leading edge Network

With over 1,000 academic and industrial members including: Chemists, biologists, physicists, materials scientists, biochemists, chemical engineers, mathematicians, social scientists and more. We are looking towards tackling the grand challenges facing science over the next 5-50 years

We aim to gain unprecedented control of the assembly of molecules and structures that are the building blocks of many functional materials, consumer and industrial products. The methods our members develop will enable the production of new materials at length scales from the nano to the everyday.

These materials will have major impact in areas of societal importance such as personalised healthcare and food production, transport systems and fuel production, housing construction and consumer electronics.

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New website and a new Network Manager

We are delighted to announce the launch of the new Directed Assembly Network website! Together with a new look and extra features, we have restructured the site to make things[…]

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Workshop – Intelligent reactors for bio-inspired and bio-mimetic assembly and disassembly

16th May 2018 Winterbourne House and Garden, University of Birmingham The Scale-up in bio-mimetic and bio-inspired assembly and disassembly has been an unmet challenge for some time. The aim of[…]

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3rd Joint Dial-a-Molecule and Directed Assembly Network ECR event – Supporting Synthesis and Self Assembly 2018

18th–19th June 2018 University of Strathclyde The event will feature a mixture of scientific presentations (including both plenary lectures from Ian Fairlamb and Steve Goldup, and flash presentations from ECRs),[…]

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