NanoBioMed – Life and Materials

Innovative research at the interface of medicine and the natural sciences

The core research area 'NanoBioMed – Life Science and Materials' brings together research activities at Saarland University in the natural sciences and medicine. NanoBioMed focuses on innovative, interdisciplinary research in the fields of medicine, pharmaceutical science, the life sciences and bioinformatics.

The Departments of Biosciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Materials Science and Engineering, Pharmaceutical Science, Physics, Systems Engineering and the Clinical Medicine and Theoretical Medicine sections of the Faculty of Medicine all collaborate closely with the cross-faculty Centers for Human and Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics and Biophysics, as well as with other external research institutions on campus.

    • Research projects

      Major research projects in NanoBioMed are funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the EU Commission. Visit the research projects portal to learn more.

    • Young Investigators

      Saarland University's programme to support and foster early career researchers in the NanoBioMed field.

    • Infrastructure

      Research facilities | Large-scale research equipment | Data management

    • The Saar 3R Platform

      Animal experiments: Replace – Reduce – Refine

    • Pharmaceutical Research Alliance