The Fribourg Center for Nanomaterials, FriMat, hosted by the University of Fribourg, is incorporated as an interdisciplinary research institute into the Faculty of Science and Medicine.
In partnership with Adolph Merkle Institute (AMI) and local industries, the FriMat will conduct materials oriented research and development of new advanced functional materials. Such materials are relevant to the sustained economic growth of Switzerland as knowledge-based economy.
FriMat stands for interdisciplinary cutting edge research and knowledge pool that offers teams of scientists for problem solutions.
FriMat is represented in the Scientific and Technology Platforms of Fribourg, e. g. the "Réseaux Plasturgie", "Réseaux Nanotechnology", etc.