Innovation and Collaboration

The AFMC is a joint initiative of the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering at The University of Akron and corporate members designed to accelerate research discoveries towards commercialization using combinatorial experimentation in the Market Driving Areas of Biomaterials, Energy and Sustainability.

Located in the heart of The University of Akron campus and adjacent to the Polymer Engineering Academic Center building, the AFMC incorporates multi-laboratory facility featuring state-of-the-art research instrumentation for areas ranging from polymer coatings and films to nanocomposites to biomaterials research. The use of gradient and high-throughput research methods are developed for many areas of research.

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

  • September 30, 2016
  • May 11, 2017

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