The Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials

The Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials's mission is The design and scientific study of materials for functionality

Its mission statement:

- To attain a position as an internationally recognized, leading, materials research and training institute
- To conduct research addressing fundamental questions in the fields of functional materials
- To optimize the synergy and knowledge transfer between the sub-disciplines of physics, chemistry and biology
- To educate a new generation of researchers in a cross-disciplinary approach to better prepare the graduates for the diversity and quality of skills needed in society.