M2i is the enabler in materials innovation

Materials form the basis of our environment. Since the dawn of humankind, new uses of materials have driven societal development. Materials innovation is important in fostering technological growth that promotes the wellbeing of society, and also in being able to meet the challenges of enhancing and protecting our environment.

Service Areas

science human capital market platforms valorization

Continual development in the field of materials production and usage is essential in order to address a broad spectrum of social needs while also strengthening Dutch industry. Through the services we offer in the four areas shown above, M2i can assist you in solving your materials innovation challenges. Read more about our services on the About page.


The latest news

Project proposals submitted in HTM-8 call 2016

December 6 was the closing date for submission of project proposals to the eight HTM call. This call is led by STW and addresses the priority areas of the roadmap Hightech Materials (top sector HTSM), the roadmap Chemistry of Advanced Materials (top sector Chemistry) and the topic Materials for Sustainable Energy (top sector Energy).

M2i’s Senior Scientific Advisor Rob Boom winner of Brimacombe Prize 2016

Our Senior Scientific Advisor Rob Boom is selected as the winner of the Brimacombe Prize for 2016. The Brimacombe Prize has been awarded every two years since being first awarded at the Brimacombe Memorial Symposium held in Vancouver, British Columbia, October 1-4, 2000.

Preliminary program for the M2i conference and Meeting Materials now available

As from today, the preliminary conference program for the M2i conference and Meeting Materials is available online: http://www.m2i.nl/meeting-materials-2016/.

For more news visit our News page.

Our mission

Materials innovation is our business. The ever-increasing demands of the world in which we live lead to a constant search for better and safer products as well as material and energy savings. Enabling these innovations is our goal. By connecting people, sharing ideas and increasing the knowledge base these innovations become reality: from miniaturization in electronics to predicting the mechanical performance of large structures. M2i helps our partners solve their materials innovation challenges. We would love to welcome you to our network.

13 December 2016 – Meeting Materials, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands

Our team

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  • Finding a solution for your research request
  • Participate in Science programs
  • Assessing the needs of new markets and putting your competences to work
  • Matching your industry needs with technological know-how
  • Bring your case to success
  • Connecting you with the right people for your organization
  • Talents in materials innovation