The Adolphe Merkle Institute

The Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) is a leading independent competence center at the University of Fribourg that focuses on interdisciplinary research (polymers, physics, biology, biophysics, and materials) and education in the domain of soft nanomaterials. Find out more about us here.

COLLABORATION

Art and science join forces at AMI

The NanoARTS program, a collaboration between the Adolphe Merkle Institute at the University of Fribourg and the Swiss Arts Council, Pro Helvetia, has been launched, with three tandems of artists and scientists…

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PRIMA GRANT

AMI researcher receives career boost

Adolphe Merkle Institute group leader Dr. Jessica Clough has been awarded a PRIMA grant by the Swiss National Science Foundation. The funding will allow her to develop an independent research project over…

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LOOKING BACK

Our latest annual report

The latest edition of the Adolphe Merkle Institute annual report is now available in print and online, demonstrating how the Institute's researchers continue to produce groundbreaking research in a sometimes…

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Polymer Chemistry & Materials (Weder)
BioPhysics (Mayer)
Former groups
Soft Matter Physics (Steiner)
NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials