Molecules & Materials Technology

At AkzoNobel we have established the Strategic Research Group (SRG) Molecules & Materials Technology (MMT) within the Specialty Chemicals Business Area. It performs longer range, strategic research for the Specialty Chemicals and the paints and coatings business areas. The SRG Molecules & Materials Technology serves our organization worldwide.

Dimitri van Agterveld

The name reflects the variety of expertise and multidisciplinary approach in the group, yet the focus of the SRG Molecules & Materials Technology is on providing expertise in molecules and materials design, synthesis and characterization, combining chemistry and physics.  

Expertise and skills present in the group are:

  • Organic and inorganic synthesis to control structure and performance
  • Hybrid systems
  • Particle functionalization
  • Polymer processing, extrusion (film, reactive)
  • Corrosion- and materials science
  • Colloid science and physical chemistry
  • Materials characterization supporting the above

Are you interested in this area of science? If so, contact the Molecules & Materials Technology SRG leader Dimitri van Agterveld.