More than 240 participants from industry and research met at the 19th colloquium "Joint research in bonding technology" on 12 and 13 February 2019 at the Maternushaus in Cologne. LWF was prominently represented at the most important event for adhesive bonding research in Germany with 8 own lectures and another 3 participations. In addition to the young researchers, 2 students from the University of Paderborn got a taste of the research world and had the opportunity to establish contacts with the industrial representatives. The photo shows the young students whose participation was sponsored, with the advisory board and their chairman Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerson Meschut (2nd row, 3rd from right) of the "Bonding Technology" section of DECHEMA, Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology.