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Naturwissenschaftliches und Medizinisches Institut an der Universität Tübingen

About us

The NMI is an applied research foundation acting as a non-profit organization. It was founded in 1985 by 12 small and medium enterprises and by the city of Reutlingen. President of the foundation and director of the institute is Dr. Enzio Mueller, Assistant Managing Director is Dr. Hugo Hämmerle.

An advisory board which includes representations from the University of Tuebingen, industries and local government supervises the institute.

Our principle goal is the transfer of knowledge from basic research into economically relevant applications. We see a great opportunity for product innovation at the interface of life and material science. The application of new discoveries and methods in Microtechnology and Physics to the areas of Medicine and Biotechnologies has great potential for the development of new products.

The competence of the NMI is in the following areas:

· Pharma and Biotechnology
· Biomedical Technology
· Surface and Interface Technology

Presently, the NMI employs more than 100 scientists and technical personal from the various disciplines in the Life and Material Science.

Our interdisciplinary research approach and the strong network with scientist at academic institutes allows us to support our industrial clients with the most advanced and innovative technologies.

The satisfaction of our clients, the quality of our services and the creativity of our employees are the pillars of our success.


Naturwissenschaftliches und Medizinisches Institut an der Universität Tübingen
Markwiesenstr 55
72770 Reutlingen
Tel: +49 (0) 7121 - 51 530 0
Fax: +49 (0) 7121 - 51 530 16

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