NFS Bio-inspirierte Materialien

Der Nationale Forschungsschwerpunkt (NFS) Bio-inspirierte Materialien hat seinen Sitz an der Universität Freiburg. Das interdisziplinäre Zentrum ist eine international anerkannte Drehscheibe für paradigmenwechselnde Forschung, Innovation und Bildung im Bereich der "intelligenten" Materialien, deren Funktion und Design von der Natur inspiriert sind

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Mother of pearl inspires better composites

NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ) are investigating improved composites, using nacre found in mollusk shells as an example of lightweight…

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Our latest activities report

The NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials' latest activities report showcases some of our most important recent research breakthroughs. From blue halos that attract bees to vaccine delivery inspired by spider silk,…

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ERC grant brings further international recognition for NCCR biologist

Stefano Vanni, a Professor at the Department of biology at the University of Fribourg and NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials PI, has been awarded a prestigious European Research Council Starting Grant. Professor…

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