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.

Advisory Board

Chairman of the advisory board:
Mining counselor FD h.c. Tor Bergman

Professor Pekka Vallittu

Chair of the Department of Biomaterials Science, Institute of Dentistry University of Turku, Finland

Associate Professor Róisin Owens

Department of Bioelectronics at the Centre Microélectronique de Provence of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne, France

Professor Arto Urtti

Director of the Centre of Drug Research, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki

Professor Ananth Dodabalapur

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin

Pia Nilsson

Senior Manager at UPM Biochemicals

Juhani Luotola

Senior Consultant, Spinverse

Doctor Fredrik Ollila

Chief Executive Officer, BonAlive Biomaterials Ltd.

Doctor Mika Jokinen

Research Director, DelSiTech Oy

Professor Reijo Salonen

Chief Medical Officer, Orion Pharma