The right material turns a product from “blaah” to “break trough.”

Karsten Bleymehl

Karsten Bleymehl has worked as a “Material Scout” and sustainability expert since 2005. He researches material and technology solutions around the world for the development of innovative and sustainable products. Acting as a link between material science, engineering and creative design, he is able to accelerate the innovation process. Beginning with the design stage, he accompanies the implementation of new materials and technologies right through to maturity.

Karsten Bleymehl was involved in the formation and management of the world’s biggest materials database, Material ConneXion Cologne, as well as more than 100 development projects in over 20 industries. In 2013, he founded his own company, MRC – Materials Research & Consulting. In addition, he lectures at a number of universities on the subject of integrated product design and product development.


Fields of Expertise

Going beyond the horizon of one’s own knowledge

  • Material Research
  • Technology Research
  • Product Development
  • New Materials
  • Smart Materials
  • Sustainability
  • Circular Economy
  • Recycling
  • Circular Materials
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Cradle2Cradle
  • Performance Plastics
  • Renewable Resources
  • Nano Coatings
  • Lightweight Design
  • High Performance Materials
  • Fiber-reinforced Plastics
  • Material Design
  • Interactive Materials
  • Printed Electronics