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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.



NWO Summit Grant for studies on the evolution of living cells from lifeless molecules

A large consortium involving Wilhelm Huck, Professor in Physical Organic Chemistry at the Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM) of Radboud University, has been awarded a NWO Summit Grant to work on the EVOLF programme.

molecule communication

IMM scientists observe elusive roaming molecule

Researchers from the (IMM) and the University of Southampton, UCL and the Artemis facility have directly observed a new mechanism for the process of photodissoci-ation, a chemical reaction in which light causes molecules to break apart.

Wandelend Park

Science videos of Radboud researchers in 'pop-up park' in city center Nijmegen

The ‘Walking Park’ is a pop-up park that moves to a different spot in the city center every three months. On Wednesday, April 24, the park opened on the Waalkade, near the artwork Labyrinth.


Annual PPIMM PhD Day

Seminar: Photoswitchable self-assembly

Lattice-driven Dynamics of the Magnetisation in a Canted Antiferromagnet

Energy Consumption in the Faculty of Science (Part 3): From Idea to Action

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