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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.


Roel Dullens benoemd tot hoogleraar Fysische Chemie van Zachte Materialen

Roel Dullens awarded Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award

Roel Dullens, Professor of Physical Chemistry of Soft Matter at the Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM) of Radboud University, has received the prestigious Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award.

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IMM researchers create Bose-Einstein condensate of molecules

Researchers from the IMM, in collaboration with researchers from Columbia University (USA) have created the first BEC of polar molecules, giving access to a quantum gas with strong dipole-dipole interactions, and can be used for quantum technologies.

Wandelend Park

Sit with a scientist in the 'Walking park'

The ‘Walking Park’ is a pop-up park that moves to a different spot in the city center every three months. The new video series "Sit with a Scientist" is connected to the pop-up park.

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