New director for the Adolphe Merkle Institute
In agreement with the University of Fribourg, the board of the Adolphe Merkle Foundation has appointed Prof. Ullrich Steiner as the new director of the Adolphe Merkle Institute. He replaces Prof. Christoph…
AMI researchers earn funding for strong ideas
Researchers from the Adolphe Merkle Institute's BioPhysics and Polymer Chemistry and Materials groups have been awarded a highly competitive European Pathfinder grant, worth a total of 3 million euros,…
Faculty prize goes to AMI alum
Adolphe Merkle Institute alum Dr. Anirvan (Gogol) Guha is the winner of this year's Vigener Prize for the University of Fribourg's Faculty of Science and Medicine.
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Our annual report
The latest annual report from the Adolphe Merkle Insitute is now online. This edition touches on the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on AMI's activities, but more importantly highlights our scientists'…
Sustainable, implantable electronics move one step closer
Bio-inspired electricity sources could power wearable or implantable electronics in the future, even running on metabolic waste according to new research from the Adolphe Merkle Institute's BioPhysics…
More grant success for AMI researchers
Three more Adolphe Merkle Institute researchers have been granted any early boost to their careers, after being awarded funding from the European Commission and the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).
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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…
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.
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…