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.



Identification of a new protein that regulates the circadian clock

Scientists of University of Fribourg identified Cycline-Dependent Kinase 5 (CDK5), a protein that regulates many brain functions, as molecular interactors of one of the most important regulators of our…

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A small victory in the battle against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

A team of researchers has succeeded in completely eradicating antibiotic-resistant bacteria in one patient by using bacteriophage viruses. This is a first in the fight against the scourge of antibiotic-resistant…

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Get Innovative! Launch Your Startup!

A workshop called "Business Ideas" will take place on November 14th 2019, where you can present your idea in 90 seconds, and you will get feedback the same day after the event. And: there is a prize to…

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Facilities & Core Services

Available research equipment, instruments and service platforms

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FriMat Day 2019

Congrats to Dedy Septiadi, winner of the 2019 FriMat day