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Institute for Molecules and Materials

The Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM) at Radboud University is an interdisciplinary research institute in chemistry and physics. Our goal is to unravel the mysteries of atomic, molecular, and solid state environments. With a focus on fundamental research, we strive to make a positive impact on society by exploring practical applications and educating the future leaders in science and innovation.



ERC Advanced Grant for studies on ultracold molecular collisions

Bas van de Meerakker, Professor in Spectroscopy of Cold Molecules within the Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM) at Radboud University has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant to work on project QUCUMBER.

zonmw open competition grant

Zonmw grants for research into pelvic floor trauma, malaria and embryo's

Several projects involving researchers from Radboud University are receiving ZonMw grants. With these grants the scientists can do their research for the coming years.


Discovering light in darkness: activating luminescent materials with environmental tuning

Researchers from the Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM) of Radboud University are able to make individual nickel phthalocyanine (NiPc) molecules light up by transferring energy from similar glowing molecules, at low temperatures.

Visiting address

The Institute for Molecules and Materials is located in the Huygens building in Nijmegen.

Huygensbuilding - Room HG03.071
Heyendaalseweg 135
6525 AJ Nijmegen

Postal address

Postvak 51
P.O. Box 9010
6500 GL Nijmegen
The Netherlands


Get in touch with the research institute by contacting the IMM office. Follow us on Linkedin.

+31 24 365 20 65