Istituto Nazionale per la Fisica della Materia (CNR)

INFM carries out interdisciplinary research activities in the field of physical sciences of matter and their technological applications. The Institute is now part of the National Research Council (CNR) and operates in close connection with Universities, and within international collaborations.
INFM operates through a wide scientific network of national and regional R&D Centers and Laboratories, in the following main areas: – the study of fundamental phenomena at the basis of the properties of matter and materials (nanobiosciences, the science of complexity and quantum information); – the development of new concepts, methodologies, instruments and facilities in areas ranging from materials to life and information sciences and technologies; – the training of young students and researchers from highly advanced research fields within international and interdisciplinary contexts;

INFM is also engaged in science communication and awareness activities, in particular on research and technologies developed in its laboratories, with institutions, schools, and the public at large.

Type of institution: 
Non profit
Associate Member

Contact person

Ms. Maddalena Scandola
S3 Center - Public Outreach Coordinator