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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Le Vanil Noir et Gregor Kozlowski, directeur du Jardin botanique de l'UniFR : stars d'une série nature

Cet été, Netflix a sorti une série sur la nature des Alpes suisses : « La Suisse, notre pays sauvage : Unsere wilde Schweiz », en quatre épisodes. En 2017, Gregor Kozlowski, directeur du Jardin botanique…

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Sleep to fight forgetfulness

Sleep and a drug for epilepsy reduce the excitability of nerve cells. The results of a study carried out on fruit flies by researchers at the University of Fribourg suggest that perhaps this approach could…

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How tactile vibrations create illusions

Researchers from UNIGE and UNIFR decipher how the amplitude and frequency of tactile vibrations can bias how the brain interprets them.

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