This is the open call for abstracts to the Twentieth Materials Research Society of Serbia Annual Conference YUCOMAT 2018 that will be held in a charming little town at the Adriatic coast, Herceg Novi, Montenegro, 3-7th September, 2018 ( ). Conference is organized by Materials Research Society of Serbia, endorsed by Materials Research Society (MRS), European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) and Federation of European Materials Societies (FEMS). Read more
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The Executive Board of the MRS-Serbia is proud to announce the competition for the Award for a Lasting and Outstanding Contribution to Materials Science and Engineering for 2018.

The Award for a Lasting and Outstanding Contribution to Materials Science and Engineering is awarded by the Materials Research Society of Serbia to the most distinguished scientists for their overall scientific achievements which have contributed significantly to the advancement of this areas of science, the enhancement of university teaching, education of young scientists and upholding the reputation of the Materials Research Society of Serbia. Eligible candidates for the award include scientists from the territory of the former Yugoslavia, as well as scientists of Serbian origin worldwide, involved in research in the area of materials. The award is given to an individual. It was introduced in 2015. Previous laureates are Prof. Dr. Ivan Bozovic (2015), Prof. Dr. Gordana Vunjak-Novaković (2016), and Prof. Dr. Velimir Radmilović (2017). Read more

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Come and join us to get updated of the latest topics in materials science:



+ Functional Materials
+ Structural Materials
+ Design & Processing
+ Manufacturing & Recycling
+ Energy, Transportation and Environment
+ Life Science and Health
+ Modelling and Characterisation

Meet our plenary speakers and compete for the European Master Thesis Award!

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FEMS FP9 Workshop Lausanne

Travel to the Moon – Vision and Mission of Materials Experts

It was a sunny and cold day when 30 experts from universities, research organisations and industry met on November 15, 2017 in Lausanne, Switzerland to discuss a materials vision and mission for the next European Framework Programme 9 (FP9). Invited by the FEMS (Federation of European Materials Societies) and supported by EuMatT(European Technology Platform for Advanced Engineering Materials and Technologies), by EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne), MatSearch Consulting Hofmann, Pully Switzerland, and IOM3 (Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining).  Read more

WMD Sociemat 2017

The World Materials Day has been celebrated for several years by several FEMS member societies and its goal is to highlight the importance of materials in our daily lives.

SOCIEMAT has celebrated this year a Commemorative Day at the facilities of the Ceramics and Glass Institute of Madrid, on Wednesday, November the 8th. Read more

Chairs of Scientific and Management Committees, P. Tsakiropoulos and A. Zervaki

Panos Tsakiropoulos (chair, Scientific Committee) with Anna Zervaki (chair Management Committee). All the photos from the conference are now available for download here Read more

The FEMS Executive Committee held their meeting at Thessaloniki during the congress Read more

FEMS recognises researchers of renown by awarding the European Materials Medal, The Innovation Medal and the Materials Science and Technology Prize (Taylor & Francis award) every two years during the FEMS EUROMAT series of conferences. More information on these awards and past medallists can be consulted here. Below you can see the winners receiving their awards from the FEMS chairperson of the awards committee, Margarethe Hofmann. In addition, in the members' only section, you can down load their full presentations, after you have logged on. Read more

EUROMAT opened Sunday 17th September with a reception and and a wonderful firework display. More than 2200 delegates are expected to attend the conference during this week at beautiful and warm Thessaloniki. Also, check out the great Twitter feed at on this website and the numerous posts on the EUROMAT facebook site  Read more

The EUROMAT 2017 conference is taking place in Thessaloniki Greece, on 17-22 September 2017, co-organised by the Hellenic Metallurgical Society and the Hellenic Society of the Science and Technology of the CondensedMatter. Read more