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.
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.
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…
Award goes to AMI team to promote professional role confidence
Adolphe Merkle Institute Professors Alke Fink and Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser, along with Dr. Sofia Martin Caba, are one of two recipients of the inaugural 2019 Materials Today Agents of Change Award.
Changes at the Adolphe Merkle Foundation
The Adolphe Merkle Foundation, which actively supports the Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI), has announced changes to the composition of its Board.
AMI researchers among winners of new grant program
Four researchers at the Adolphe Merkle Institute have been awarded grants as part of the Swiss National Science Foundation's new Spark rapid testing and development program.
Best thesis prize goes to AMI graduate
Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) graduate Dr. Céline Calvino has been awarded the 2019 Chorafas Prize for the best doctoral thesis in natural sciences at the University of Fribourg, which focused on the…
Innovative projects get financial boost
Two projects at the Adolphe Merkle Institute have been awarded funding by Innosuisse, the Swiss federal innovation agency, one to stimulate plant resistance, and the other to diagnose malaria.
Clean-up cells struggle to eliminate persistent particles
Cells cannot clear certain nanoparticles (NPs) according to recent research published by Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) researchers in the journal ACS Nano. These NPs are considered persistent, and their…