FMS Research Center

Prof. Bert Meijer accepted Zernike Chair 2015

Prof. Bert Meijer has accepted the prestigious Zernike Chair 2015 of the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials at the University of Groningen. Bert Meijer will spend several weeks in Groningen (starting in August). During this time he will give a Masterclass “Functional Molecular Materials” open to TopMaster students Nanoscience, PhD students and interested Postdocs. Further, […]

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Spinoza prize for FMS professor René Janssen (TU/e)

René Janssen, professor of Molecular Materials and Nanosystems at the Eindhoven University of Technology and member of the FMS Research Center, will be awarded a Spinoza Prize on September 14, 2015. This was announced today by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) during the Bessensap, an annual event that brings together scientists and press. The Spinoza Prize is the highest Dutch […]

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ITN grant to Prof. Jan van Hest and collaborators

The bio-organic chemistry group of Prof. Jan van Hest (Radboud University) together with collaborators from the universities of Utrecht, London, Helsinki and Bordeaux, and the company ChemConnection have been awarded a 3.9 M€ ITN grant by the Horizon2020 program of the European Union. The focus of the program is to develop smart carrier systems that deliver drugs […]

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Vidi grant for Ilja Voets (TU/e) and Anna Hirsch (RUG)

The assistant professors Ilja Voets (TU/e) and Anna Hirsch (RUG), among other 87 top researchers, have been awarded with a Vidi grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). This grant, part of the Innovational Research Incentives Scheme, allows researchers who have gained several years of research experience after their PhD to develop their own innovative lines of […]

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Awarded a TA grant to Prof. Bert Meijer and Dr. Ilja Voets (ICMS, TU/e) in a collaborative project with industry

A Fund New Chemical Innovations-Technology Area (TA) grant was awarded last March 31st to Dr. ir. I.K. (Ilja) Voets (TU/e), prof. dr. ir. R. (Remco) Tuinier (UU), prof. dr. E.W. (Bert) Meijer (TU/e), and the companies SyMo-Chem B.V., and DSM Coating Resins B.V. The Technology Area is intended for public-private co-operation of at least two companies and […]

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Publication in Nature Communications in Feringa’s group

Depeng Zhao, Thomas Neubauer and Ben Feringa (Feringa group, University of Groningen) have published their research in Nature Communications in an article entitled: Dynamic control of chirality in phosphine ligands for enantioselective catalysis. Publication details: Depeng Zhao, Thomas M. Neubauer & Ben L. Feringa. Dynamic control of chirality in phosphine ligands for enantioselective catalysis, Nature Communications 6, doi:10.1038/ncomms7652 […]

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Netherlands Catalysis and Chemistry Award 2015 for Prof. Ben Feringa

Prof. Ben Feringa (Stratingh Institute for Chemsitry, RUG) has been awarded with the Netherlands Catalysis and Chemistry Award 2015. Awarded every five years, this award is presented to an active researcher from academia, research institutes, or industry working in the Netherlands or Belgium, and consists of a certificate and a prize of €10,000. For more information check: News […]

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Publication in Nature Communications for Prof. Bert Meijer (TU/e) and colleagues

Researchers from the group of prof. Bert Meijer (ICMS, TU/e) in collaboration with Dr. Giovanni M. Pavan (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland) have published their research on ‘Consequences of chirality on the dynamics of a ​water-soluble supramolecular polymer’ in Nature Communications. Publication details: Matthew B. Baker, Lorenzo Albertazzi, Ilja K. Voets, Christianus M.A. […]

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