Member & Reporting

APDIC members report their previous year's activities and immediate plans at the annual APDIC meetings.


MSI, Materials Science International Services GmbH

MSI was founded 1989 by G. Effenberg, as a spin-off from Max-Plank-Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart.
In the focus of MSI is the ever growing knowledge on the constitution of inorganic materials.

The MSI mission is to simplify science:

  • keeping its customers and partners current with the ongoing research
  • validating information, making it transparent, interpretable and maintain the knowledge accessible.

Together with MSIT®, the Materials Science International Team,  MSI performs the world largest evaluation program on constitutional data, running since 1984.

The results of this global teamwork can be accessed electronically in the MSI Eureka.

MSI cooperation:

  • with many scientists and institutions on 5 continents
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde, Germany and Austria, DGM
          (German Society for Materials)
  • APDIC, the Alloy Phase Diagram International Commission