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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.


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Radboud startup GlycoTherapeutics will focus on development innovative cancer therapies

GlycoTherapeutics, spin-off company Radboud University's Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM), will focus on developing innovative cancer therapies based on sugar molecules on the surface of cancer cells.

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Radboud researchers discover novel antifouling material against bacterial infections

Chemists from the Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM) of Radboud University have developed a unique material that not only prevents bacteria from binding to surfaces but also kills any bacteria that overcomes this initial defense barrier.

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Do you want to hear about interesting theme related research topics in physics and chemistry? Are you curious to find about what research has been done in IMM recently? Or do you want to pitch your research? Join the sIMMposium2023, the annual...


IMM colloquium by prof. Ed Narevicius (TU Dortmund, Germany)

PPIMM workshop on stress and work-life balance

Unravelling the structure of molecules


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