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.


Our annual report is published

The Adolphe Merkle Institute's 2019 annual report is now online. Read about changes at the Foundation that supports us, our researchers' grant success, innovative analytical services, and how our scientists…

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AMI researcher awarded prestigious fellowship

Adolphe Merkle Institute post-doctoral researcher Philip Scholten has been awarded a prestigious European Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship to develop degradable commodity plastics.

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AMI alum awarded best thesis prize

Adolphe Merkle Institute alum Omar Rifaie Graham (Macromolecular Chemistry) has been awarded the University of Fribourg's prize for best experimental thesis.

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