FMS Research Center

ERC Starting grant for Evan Spruijt

Evan Spruijt (Radboud University) has been awarded with an European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. The ERC awards these prestigious personal grants of EUR 1.5 million to excellent researchers in order to stimulate groundbreaking research in Europe. More information can be found here. Congratulations Evan! […]

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Interview Nemo Kennislink with Omer Markovitch

Dr. Omer Markovitch (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen and Dutch Origins Center) was interviewed by NEMO Kennislink on his vision on the chemical origins of life, chemical evolution and complexity in synthetic and biological systems. The interview can be read here (in Dutch) and here (in English). […]

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Time for a change in supramolecular chemistry.

In today’s Science Magazine Perspectives, our colleagues advocate for a ‘paradigm shift’ in the making of complex structures similar to those found in nature. From the self-assembly of small molecules and polymers via single steps (left), to multistep strategies (right). Read more about the ‘exciting early stages’ of this field, the unmet challenges and the […]

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Congratulations to our colleagues from Groningen for their great work published in Nature Nanotechnology!

After the nano-mill and the nano-car, welcome to the newborn: the moto-MOF! In this publication, Wojchiech Danowski and co-workers demonstrate molecular motors organized in crystalline metal–organic frameworks (MOFs). Light-driven unidirectional rotation of the motor units is retained in the MOF framework and the motors can operate in the solid state with similar rotary speed (rate […]

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Registration for the ICMSE 2019 in Nijmegen is now open!

FMS co-organizes the 2nd International Conference on Molecular Systems Engineering ICMSE 2019 with the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) in Nijmegen on August 18-20. We will bring together world leaders in the field and share exciting science and ideas. The highlight of the week will be the presentation of the 2019 Netherlands […]

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