NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials

The National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) Bio-Inspired Materials is based at the University of Fribourg. This interdisciplinary center is an internationally recognized hub for paradigm-shifting research, innovation, and education in the domain of “smart” materials whose function and design are inspired by nature.

PHDS

NCCR alum awarded best thesis prize

NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials alum Omar Rifaie Graham (Adolphe Merkle Institute) has been awarded the University of Fribourg's prize for best experimental thesis.

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BROAD SPECTRUM

New virucide to destroy infectious particles

New antiviral materials made from sugar have been developed by NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials researchers and colleagues at the Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), the University of Manchester,…

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

Award goes to NCCR team to promote professional role confidence

NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials Principal Investigators Professors Alke Fink and Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser, along with Outreach manager Dr. Sofia Martin Caba, are one of two recipients of the inaugural 2019…

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