The Institute of Condensed Matter Chemistry and Technologies for Energy (ICMATE) is a highly interdisciplinary institute, with high expertise in basic sciences such as Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science and Engineering.
The broad engineering and technological expertise, combined with a vast park of scientific instruments, promotes the great contribution that ICMATE, following programs drawn by the National Research Council, can provides for the advancement of the country system.

By virtue of extensive and original expertise, from design and unconventional synthesis, to theoretical and experimental modeling, to prediction of relationships between structures and chemical properties of materials, interfaces and nanosystems, ICMATE has an important role in the development of innovative molecules , functional surfaces and inorganic materials, and advanced metallic materials that provide relevant solutions for emerging technologies, energy efficiency and medicine, paying attention to issues related to raw materials and critical sustainability.