Center for Functional Materials (FUNMAT) is a research center in functional materials based at Åbo Akademi University. FUNMAT is combining the expertise in chemistry, physics, biology, paper coating and printing to develop functional materials, devices and large area manufacturing for interfacing with biological systems. The multidisciplinary research is done in close collaboration with industry and our extensive collaboration network throughout the world.

Cell Fate

Prof. Cecilia Sahlgren

Biomedical Engineering, Univ. of Tech. Eindhoven & Cell Biology, Åbo Akademi University

Nanoparticles and Drug Delivery Technologies

Prof. Jessica Rosenholm

Pharmacy, Åbo Akademi University

Cell Signaling and Bioimaging

Prof. John Eriksson

Åbo Akademi University, University of Turku & Biocenter Finland.

Surface Chemistry and Functionalization

Prof. Jouko Peltonen

Physical Chemistry, Åbo Akademi University

Polymer Synthesis

Prof. Carl-Eric Wilen

Polymer Technology, Åbo Akademi University

Substrate Processing

Prof. Martti Toivakka

Paper Coating and Converting, Åbo Akademi University

Organic Electronics

Prof. Ronald Österbacka

Physics, Åbo Akademi University

Organic Sensors

Prof. Luisa Torsi

Chemistry, Åbo Akademi University & University of Bari

Research Ethics and Science Communication

Prof. Mikael Lindfelt

Åbo Akademi University