Fribourg Center for Nanomaterials

When successful research is turned into useful products with more functions, which use less material to build, less energy to operate and create less waste at the end, the quality of life and health of the public will be improved.


FriMat Day 2020

Congrats to Atena Solea, winner of the 2020 FriMat day.

Program and details here


Facilities & Core Services

Available research equipment, instruments and service platforms

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White Paper on Priority Themes for Swiss Sustainability Research

What are the priority issues in the context of the 2030 Agenda that science must address? This question has been explored by the Initiative for Sustainability Research.

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Sharing experimental data in optogenetics to develop new neurological therapies

More than forty-five laboratories using optogenetics, a technique combining optics and genetics, have joined forces to create a shared database. Several scientists, including Michael Schmid at Unifr, are…

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Dies academicus 2020: awards and nominations, but no ceremony

As with other events, the Dies academicus of the University of Fribourg is having to submit to the health situation. But even if the ceremony cannot take place, the University is determined to pay tribute…

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