Materials & Production

The race to establish sustainable consumption and production patterns is intensifying across multiple sectors, making this one of the EPO’s three largest technology communities. If you have expertise in any of the following areas, it could well be the community where you gain unique insights into the latest developments and associated innovation while pursuing a career at the EPO.

  • Technical areas

    • additive manufacturing & metallurgy
    • electrochemistry
    • polymeric compositions
    • plastics and packaging (methods and materials)
    • separation methods (mechanical – e.g. filtration, distillation, flotation, etc.; and chemical – e.g. catalytic)
    • membranes
    • unit operations
    • organic and inorganic chemistry


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