News & Events

18.2.2020 | Germany

Artificial pericardial tissue from the 3D printer

Together with its project partners, the NMI can already report initial successes in the PolyKARD project, specifically the synthesis and printing of elastic photourethane resins.

18.2.2020 | Nancy

German-French Forum - Innovation in Dialogue

Last week, the NMI, represented by Prof. Katja Schenke-Layland, Dr. Stefan Raible, Dr. Hanna Hartmann and Dr.-Ing René von Metzen, travelled to Nancy, France, to participate in the German-French Forum.

21.1.2020 | Brussels

Forum Gesundheitsstandort BW

After Prof. Katja Schenke-Layland had already attended the "forum gesundheitsstandort BW" in October 2019 as spokesperson for the subject area of business-oriented research, innovations and value creation in the healthcare industry, she travelled to Brussels together with Winfried Kretschmann on 21 January 2020.

20.1.2020 | Reutlingen

Innovations for tomorrow - Katja Schenke-Layland at IHK panel discussion

nnovative strength and NMI - these are two terms that complement each other perfectly, not only in our opinion. For that reason, the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Reutlingen invited Katja Schenke-Layland to a panel discussion ...

11.12.2019 | Utrecht (NL)

International MicroNanoConference 2019

Dr. Paolo Cesare, NMI, will give a lecture on "A microtechnology-based phenotypic platform for interrogation of 3D neuronal networks”.

26.11.2019 | Reutlingen

New insights into resistance to cancer therapies
Two publications by NMI and NMI TT Pharmaservices report on the successful use of DigiWest technologies to decipher resistance to certain cancer treatments

07.11.2019 | Strasbourg

Meet & Match event

focusing on Organs-on-a-chip, organoids & other microphysiological systems as advanced human in vitro models

July 8-10, 2020 | Tübingen, Germany

Save the date - MEA Meeting 2020

12th international Meeting on Substrate-integrated Microelectrode Arrays


1.9.2019 | Berlin

Microscopy Conference

NMI electron microscopy strongly represented.

19.11.2019 | Barcelona

Powering Precision Health Summit

Thomas Joos will represents the NMI



The Natural and Medical Sciences Institute (NMI) at the University of Tübingen undertakes applied research and development at the interface of life sciences and material sciences. An interdisciplinary team of scientists opens up and develops new technologies for companies and public research sponsors.

The NMI subsidiary offers customers from the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries an integrated portfolio of products and services.

On site in Berlin - In 2015 launched a laboratory at the Bayer CoLaborator.

Investigation of smallest structures, insight into the world of atoms

The Center for Nanoanalysis at the NMI is a regional contact point for innovative companies with material technology issues and product ideas.

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