Systematic Approach

High-throughput computational and experimental techniques


New Permanent Magnets

Rare earth free magnets with high magnetization and magnetocrystalline anisotropy


Improved magnet

Rare Earth-free intermetallic and Rare Earth-lean alloys with optimized fundamental


Market ready

Upscale production route and Validation for Electric Motors, Bonded Magnets,

Novel, Critical Materials Free, High Anisotropy Phases for Permanent Magnets, by Design


NOVAMAG aims to develop an automated large computational screening followed by experimental screening of new and novel intermetallic compounds with uniaxial structures (with high saturation magnetization, magnetocrystalline anisotropy and Curie temperature), which can be used for the rapid development of high performance permanent magnets without the use of critical raw materials (CRM).

Latest News

Novamag 6th month meeting at REPM 2016

Novamang will held next meeting at the 24th International Workshop on Rare-Earth and Future Permanent Magnets and Their Applications (REPM 16). The Conference has a long history , its aim is to bring together scientists and engineers working on rare-earth permanent magnets and their applications and to facilitate exchange

Nanoparticles to replace rare-earth elements in permanent magnets

Scientists looking for alternatives to RE have reported in ACS’ journal Chemistry of Materials (“Strongly exchange coupled core|shell nanoparticles with high magnetic anisotropy: a strategy towards Rare Earth -free permanent magnets”) a new way to make nanoparticles that could replace some rare-earth materials and help ensure the continued supply of products

First Hybrid Vehicle Motor Magnet Free of Heavy Rare Earth Elements

Daido Steel Co., Ltd. and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. became the world’s first companies to achieve practical application of a hot deformed neodymium magnet containing no heavy rare earth*1 and yet with high heat resistance properties and high magnetic performance required for the use in the driving motor of a