Advanced Materials for Innovation and Sustainability (AMIS), Master in France

Grenoble INP Institute of engineering Univ. Grenoble Alpes

Study in:France
Deadline: 31 May 2019


Advanced Materials for Innovation and Sustainability (AMIS) program at the Grenoble INP Institute of Engineering Univ. Grenoble Alpes tackles the following themes – all of which are central themes of the EIT Raw Materials:

  • Substitution of critical or toxic materials in products and for optimized performance
  • Material chain optimization for end-of-life products
  • Product and services design for the circular economy


  • To gain transferable skills such as entrepreneurship, negotiation techniques, intellectual property, problem solving, working cooperatively and creatively, co-design and life cycle approaches which will enable students to consolidate a professional career.
  • To become an expert in the field of raw materials, particularly in sustainable functional materials and alongside get a holistic view on value and process chain.
  • To take part in a mobility program and take advantage of the complementary skills of the universities in the network.
  • To become a change agent with an entrepreneurship mindset able to safeguard the sustainability of EIT Raw Materials throughout the industrial and research landscape.
  • To enter a PhD program in Europe or elsewhere, for instance at one of the network laboratories.


At universities, research institutions, teaching students or managerial position. Scientist with high commercialization awareness, knowledge, and competences; someone who can communicate effectively the commercial value of their scientific research.

  • Resource industry

SMEs in chemistry, exploration, green energy, machinery and plant construction, metal working industry, ceramics, environmental economy (R&D, product development, management, production, marketing and sales). Expert or manager whose actions and decisions influence the innovation output, value creation, and performance of the company.

  • Freelancer and entrepreneur

Create your own business or become a consultant.

  • Wider society

Science journalism, consulting, project development and management, advisor to policy makers, administration, specialist agencies, media etc.

Program Structure

Courses include:

  • Solid State Chemistry
  • Introduction to functional polymers
  • Phase transformation
  • Microstructures and properties
  • Crystallography

Academic Requirements

Successful applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Science or Technology or Engineering (Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science) or its equivalent. Applicants in their final year of undergraduate education may be admitted on the condition that their bachelor degree will be awarded before they enroll respecting the university specific deadlines. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their prior study performance and professional project, as evidenced by their academic records (study success and suitability of acquired bachelor degree for the program), letters of recommendation and other relevant documents.

Detailed Program Facts

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