logo_empaEmpa is an interdisciplinary research and services institution for material sciences and technology development within the ETH Domain.

Empa’s research and development activities are oriented to meeting the requirements of industry and the needs of our society.

The Materials-Biology Interactions Lab (MBI) is a research unit of Empa which studies the potential use and risks of (nano)materials for human health. 20 researchers are active in fields of medical implants-cell intearctions, development of cellular systems and monitoring tools for the characterization and identification of potential risk of newly developed (nano)materials.

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