The Adolphe Merkle Institute

The Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) is an independent competence center at the University of Fribourg that focuses on research and education in the domain of soft nanomaterials. Find out more about us here.


Malaria project awarded innovation prize

The Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) Hemolytics malaria diagnosis project has taken third prize at the Ypsomed Innovation Fund's Innovation Award for research, development and technology transfer.

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A better understanding of cell repair mechanics

Researchers at the Adolphe Merkle Institute have developed a new method that mimics more closely injury and wound healing response in epithelial tissues. Besides providing additional knowledge about regeneration,…

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Women in Biointerface Science

A special focus issue of the AVS journal "Biointerphases" puts the research of 15 women in the spotlight, including Adolphe Merkle Institute Professors Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser and Alke Fink, who are…

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Polymer Chemistry & Materials (Weder)
BioPhysics (Mayer)
Macromolecular Chemistry (Bruns)
BioNanomaterials (Fink/Rothen)
Soft Matter Physics (Steiner)
NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials