Materials Foundry

Advanced methods for functional materials and biosystems

Integrating synthesis, advanced characterisations and numerical simulations to study and develop innovative materials and biosystems with control at the micro and nano scale

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Facts & Figures


Publications per year


Citations / year


Staff members

70% researchers - 30% administrative & technical


Affiliated members

24 research associates & >10 PhD students

>3.5 M€

Average funding from active projects

>25 active funded projects


national and international users

accessing IOM facilities every year


Istituto Officina dei Materiali - CNR-IOM

Q2 Building - Area Science Park Strada Statale 14 km 163,5 - 34149 Basovizza - Trieste

Other units


c/o Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati - SISSA Via Bonomea, 265, 34136 Trieste TS

CNR-IOM Perugia

c/o Dipartimento di Fisica e Geologia, Università di Perugia, Via Alessandro Pascoli, 06123 Perugia PG

CNR-IOM Grenoble OGG

c/o ESRF, 71, Avenue des Martyrs CS40220, 38043 Grenoble, France

CNR-IOM Cagliari

c/o Dipartimento di Fisica, Cittadella Universitaria, 09042 Monserrato, Cagliari

CNR-IOM Genova

Corso Ferdinando Maria Perrone, 24, 16152 Genova GE