The main activities of 4TU.HTM are:
- The research programme 'New horizons in designer materials'
- Enhancing the visibility of the field “Materials Science and Engineering”, for exampy, by means of the web application http://hightechmaterials.4tu.nl
- The yearly symposium 'Dutch Materials' (in 2017 in Utrecht (Jaarbeurs), 13 October)
- Summer schools and graduate courses
- Exploring the collaboration with 4TU.Ethcis & Technology and the 4TU.Centre for Research Data
- Introducing materials science in high schools and Bachelor programmes
- Exploring possible Advanced Research Centre(s)