About MMRI

Materials and Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI) is a multidisciplinary, interdepartmental research hub at the University of British Columbia (UBC) fostering collaboration between local, national and international R&D sectors.


The mission of MMRI is to build on UBC’s existing strengths in materials and manufacturing research and create new opportunities for multidisciplinary research in related emerging areas through shared knowledge and network-based funding.


MMRI will be a role model linking basic and applied science and contributing to knowledge advancement in multidisciplinary research areas of advanced materials and manufacturing, through close partnership between UBC faculty and other sectors of academia, industry and government organizations, and by world-class training of students and scientists, and dissemination of high-quality research.

2329 West Mall
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4

UBC OKanagan Campus
3333 University Way
Kelowna, BC, Canada V1V 1V7