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

Read more


A Better Model for Understanding Ovarian Cancer

Unfortunately ovarian and peritoneal cancers are often diagnosed at a stage that is already quite advanced. This greatly reduces the chances of survival for patients battling such cancers. To tackle this…

All news

The University of Fribourg Joins the Swiss Biobanking Platform

The collection, storage, management and use of material of human origin used in clinical research is subject to strict regulation and ethical authorisation. The Swiss Biobanking Platform (SBP) is the principal…

All news

Extreme dwarfs and giants more likely to go extinct

Islands are biodiversity hotspots and home to animal species with unique features, including dwarfs that evolved to very small sizes compared to their mainland relatives, and giants. An international study…

All news