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.
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.
The annual report is back
Our latest annual report is now available online. Read about our 10th anniversary outreach activities, as well as about AMI's contributions to the NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials, and our research.
A new method to help eradicate malaria
Researchers at the Adolphe Merkle Institute have discovered a novel method to detect the presence of malaria parasites in blood samples. This is now being applied to develop a tool for the detection of…
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.
Special journal issue to mark AMI tenth anniversary
The Adolphe Merkle Institute has joined forces with Small, a high-impact scientific journal covering nanotechnology, to produce a special 10th anniversary issue showcasing the research currently being…
Novel bio-compatible catalysts
Dr. Michela Pellizzoni, of the Adolphe Merkle Institute's Macromolecular Chemistry group, has been awarded an Ambizione grant worth over CHF 900,000 by the Swiss National Science Foundation, one of four…
Our latest annual report
The Adolphe Merkle Institute's latest annual report showcases some of our most important recent research breakthroughs, as well as our multiple international collaborations. From electric eels to mechanochromic…
Schoolkids get a taste of nanoscience
Schoolchildren from the Fribourg area recently spent two afternoons at the Adolphe Merkle Institute as part of the Goûters scientifiques/Wissenschaft zum Zvieri program run by the University of Fribourg.