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.

Characterization service

To support coronavirus research and innovation, the Adolphe Merkle Institute offers characterization services and consulting via its Swiss NanoAnalytics platform. More information can be found here.

EUROPEAN GRANT

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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RECOGNITION

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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ANALYZING

Swiss NanoAnalytics platform to detect nano in consumer goods

The Swiss NanoAnalytics service platform, which aims to helps both industry and the authorities in the detection and declaration of nanomaterials contained in consumer goods, has been officially launched…

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