Polymer Chemistry & Materials Research Projects

The desire to create polymers with novel functionalities is the main driving force for the multiple research trusts: cellulose-polymer nanocomposites, self-healing polymers, stimuli responsive polymers and optical upconversion. 

Topic: Bio-inspired materials

Topic: Light-responsive and light-modulating polymers

Topic: Mechanically adaptive materials

Topic: Nanocellulose-based materials

Topic: Polymer nanocomposites and nanostructures

Topic: Supramolecular polymer systems

Adolphe Merkle Institute - Chemin des Verdiers 4 - CH-1700 Fribourg - Phone +41 26 300 9254