Materials innovation institute (M2i)

About Materials innovation institute

Materials innovation institute (M2i) is one of the leading technology institutes in the Netherlands that was founded in 1997. M2i is a public-private partnership between the Dutch government, industry and knowledge institutes in the Netherlands and Europe. M2i conducts fundamental and applied research in the fields of structural and functional materials.

Working at Materials innovation institute (M2i)

Unique research opportunities and careers

Are you looking for a truly international research environment with strong connections, exposure to the industry and career opportunities in the Netherlands and elsewhere in Europe? In view of the high standards of our research, M2i is looking for researchers who obtained their Master’s or PhD degree with more than average results.

Who are we looking for?

We welcome applications from candidates holding a Master’s or PhD degree in of the following fields:

  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • (Applied) Physics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • (Applied) Mathematics
  • Building Physics / Building Sciences

What do we offer?

While employed by M2i you can enjoy a competitive salary, attractive employee benefits and you can also profit from the following:

  • First-class reputation of Dutch and European universities
  • Excellent scientific guidance
  • Personal and professional development
  • Enhanced career perspective via M2i Career Center
  • Wide international academic network 
  • Exposure to the industry

More information

For more information about M2i and more specifically about the working opportunities at M2i, you can visit or contact our HR department:


Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD, Delft

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