CQMF is a research center dedicated to the study of new organic or hybrid materials of interest for specific functions other than structural ones. Materials are being developed for biomedical and environmental applications as well as for the field of energy technology. The center was first established in 2008 with the financial support of the Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies (FQRNT).



MSc/PhD Open Positions in Materials Chemistry and Soft Electronics.

The research group of Prof. Simon Rondeau-Gagné at the University of Windsor focuses his research on the development and synthesis of new organic materials for the next generation of electronic devices. For further details, see the following offer.

International post doc position at Grillo (Duisburg, Germany)

This position will involve work on a new industrial process (high pressure synthesis) and requires some knowledge in spectroscopy (NMR, EPR, IR, RAMAN, UV/VIS, MS). Please contact Amy Reckling (areckling@cheminst.ca) for further details.

Postdoctoral fellowship in nanotechnology

The Biocolloids and Surfaces Laboratory at McGill University has an immediate opening for an exceptional post-doctoral scholar in the field of nanotechnology. For further details, click here.

R&D Chemist

Available R&D chemist position available at Lavo inc., Montréal, Quebec. For further details, see the following offer.

Ph.D. positions at Angers, France

There is two Ph.D. positions available at Université d’Angers, France in the field of photovoltaics. For further details, see the following offers: offer 1, offer 2.

Faculty Positions at Université de Montréal

The Département de chimie is seeking applications for one full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Polymer chemistry another one in Inorganic chemistry both specialized in the area of energy.

Visit the Université de Montréal website for further details

Job at Malvern Instruments

Malvern Instruments, Inc has an immediate opening for an Inside Sales Specialist based in Quebec Canada. This is a pivotal role in the pre-sales process at Malvern and is the first technical interaction between a prospective customer and the company. Click here for further details

Ph.D. and Post-doc positions

Four different positions (2. Ph.D. and 2 PDF) are now available at University of Sherbrooke. The projects will be conducted at the Center of Innovative Technologies in Ecodesign (CITE) of University of Sherbrooke, under the supervision of Pr Saïd Elkoun and Pr Mathieu Robert. For further details, see the following offer.

Assistant Professor

The School of Packaging (www.packaging.msu.edu) in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking qualified applicants for an Assistant Professor position in Polymer Chemistry/Synthesis. For further details, see the following offer.

Ph.D. position (Institut de Physique de Rennes)

Under the supervision of D. Morineau and R. Lefort: Relation entre Propriétés Interfaciales, Structurales et de Transport de Liquides à Liaisons Hydrogène et leurs Mélanges sous Confinement Nanométrique. For further details, see the following document (french only).


Surface Canada 2017

Surface Canada 2017, the biannual meeting of the Surface Science Division of Canadian Society for Chemistry and the Canadian Association of Physicists, will be hosted by Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec from May 9 to 12, 2017. For further details, see the website.

Diffusé le: 30/03/2017 par Pierre-Alexandre

2017 IEEE Summer School on Nanotechnology

The 2017 IEEE Summer School on Nanotechnology will be held in Montreal from June 26th to June 30th. Registration is open till May 1st. For further details, see the following website: http://ieeen3summerschoolmtl.org/

Diffusé le: 28/02/2017 par Pierre-Alexandre

CQMF’s Star Student Researcher contest– 2016 Edition

Congratulations to the winner of this edition, Nariman Youssefi from McGill University, for his work on the interaction of nanoparticules with cell membranes.

Toward More Free-Floating Model Cell Membranes: Method Development and Application to Their Interaction with Nanoparticles, Nariman Yousefi, Andreas Wargenau, and Nathalie Tufenkji, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, 14339−14348, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b00775

The students committee of CQMF would like to thank all contestants.

Diffusé le: 01/02/2017 par Pierre-Alexandre

9th Annual Symposium of CQMF

Registration details

Please note that this year all members will have to pay a registration fee of $100 due to the recent budget cuts imposed on CQMF by our provincial government. This registration will include all the conferences and activities related to the Symposium, as well as all meals including the cocktail reception on Thursday evening and the coffee breaks.

Registration required at



Diffusé le: 17/10/2016 par Pierre-Alexandre

New Mobility Scholarship – FRQNT

FRQNT will be offering a new mobility scholarship for Ph.D. students (up to 30,000$). For further details, see the following page (french only).

Diffusé le: 29/07/2016 par Pierre-Alexandre

The 6th ECS Montreal Student Chapter Symposium

The 6th ECS Montreal Student Chapter Symposium will be held at McGill University next June 10th. Abstracts submission is open until June 5th. For further details, see the website: http://ecsmontreal.blogspot.ca/.

Diffusé le: 13/05/2016 par Pierre-Alexandre

66th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


The 66th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference will be held from October 16 to 19 in Quebec City. Those interested in submitting an abstract have until June 13, 2016 to do so. More details at : http://www.csche2016.ca/

Diffusé le: 08/04/2016 par Pierre-Alexandre

Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles Awards

The FRQNT is accepting applications for the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles Awards. For more details, please see the FRQNT website. The deadline for application is March 1st (2016).

Diffusé le: 12/02/2016 par Pierre-Alexandre

Third International Symposium on C-H Activation (ISCHA3) – Montreal

The third ISCHA conference will be held at Montreal from May 30th to June 2nd. For further details, please refer to the conference website:


Diffusé le: 05/02/2016 par Pierre-Alexandre

Sustainable Approaches to Materials Research, Including Life Cycle Assessment

Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4, 2016

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

This Workshop will introduce materials researchers at all levels (senior undergraduate to independent researchers) to concepts associated with sustainable approaches to materials research, including materials life cycle assessment and analysis.

Registration is required and spaces are limited. Fee assistance will be available to qualifying student participants.

The Workshop is being held in the two days prior to the 99th Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC) annual conference, also held in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Deadlines:      Registration by May 2, 2016

Registration fee waiver request by April 4, 2016

See http://www.dal.ca/dept/irm/news-events/IRM_2016_Workshop.html for all the details.

Diffusé le: 28/01/2016 par Pierre-Alexandre


9th Annual Symposium of CQMF

November 24-25, 2016

Click here fore further details

1st Biomaterials Symposium – Université Laval

October 30th 2015 at Université Laval

Please see the following PDF for further details.

Fundamental and practical applications of NMRD profiles in the study of MRI contrast agents

Dr Yves Gossuin,
Département de Physique Biomédicale de l’Université de Mons (Belgique)

Date: 2015-05-27
Time: 3:00 PM
Place: Amphithéâtre Fisher, Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec (CHUL), Door TR-54

For more information, click here.

9th International Dendrimer Symposium

The 9th International Dendrimer Symposium will be held at Montreal from July 12 to July 19 2015. For more information, please consult the following flyers:

Call for papers

Symposium: Nanomedecine

Symposium: Glycodendrimers

Symposium: Environment

Cansmart 2015 – July 2015 – Vancouver

Call for papers: deadline is now January 30th, 2015.

CQMF 2014 annual Symposium

November 6th and 7th 2014.
Click here to download the symposium program