Our institution

The Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health (IMI) is the leading Croatian institution in R&D&I activities related to the physical and biological aspects of occupational health, environmental hygiene and human health, as well as to spreading knowledge regarding industrial hygiene. Nowadays, activities of the Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health are based on international, European, and domestic projects and contracts that cover multifaceted experimental, and in particular medical, research in the field of basic medical sciences and various general environmental topics such as air, sea, precipitation, and water quality, including the monitoring of radiation protection.

Our role in NABIHEAL

Due to its strong expertise in safety and toxicology assessment of advanced materials, IMI serves as a Work Package Leader for WP5: Biocompatibility and Safety Evaluation. Within the project, IMI is in charge of the toxicological evaluation and safety profiling of the materials to advance the proposed products to an advanced stage of preclinical development (regulatory preclinical phase) of the biomaterials selected from WP1, WP2, WP3, and WP4.

Our team for NABIHEAL

Ivana Vinković Vrček

WP5 leader

Nikolina Kalčec

Researcher in WP5

Lucija Božičević

Researcher in WP5

Anamaria Gojanović

PhD student in WP5