Welcome to the European Membrane Institute Twente

The European Membrane Institute Twente (EMI Twente) performs confidential contract research directly with industry in the field of membrane science and technology. It acts as an interface between academic research and industrial needs. The EMI Twente is strongly linked to the Membrane Science and Technology group, representing a cluster of membrane related research groups. Research areas the EMI Twente is active in covers a diverse set of expertises, including polymeric, inorganic and hybrid membranes, transport phenomena, and process design.

University of Twente

Building Meander

(27 on map)

Science and Technology

P.O. Box 217

7500 AE Enschede

The Netherlands


Dr.ir. Tymen Visser

Phone: +31 53 489 5387



Latest news

New director EMI Twente

As of 1st of September Tymen Visser is the new Director EMI Twente. Tymen earned his doctoral degree at the University of Twente in Enschede in 2006 with his thesis on plasticization phenomena in asymmetric glassy polymer membranes after studying chemical engineering at the same University. ... read more

UT Innovation Vouchers call 3 announced!

As you know, the European Membrane Institute is one of the Centers of Expertise at the University of Twente (UT). The UT offers vouchers to have research carried out at the EMI Twente. ... read more

UT Innovation Vouchers

The University of Twente has eight SME’s awarded an innovation voucher worth 10,000 euros. The companies will use the voucher for the use of facilities, coaching, training or research in one of seven Expertise Centers of the University. ... read more